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Remembering when you needed to catch a ferry to get from Richmond to Delta

Remembering when you needed to catch a ferry to get from Richmond to Delta

Because there wasn't always a tunnel.
If you've ever been out to see live music in Vancouver, you need to read this book

If you've ever been out to see live music in Vancouver, you need to read this book

Aaron Chapman's latest book, Vancouver After Dark, does a service to our city
The history behind one of Vancouver's most iconic hotels

The history behind one of Vancouver's most iconic hotels

Celebrating Fairmont Hotel Vancouver's storied past
This is what Vancouver's VanDusen Festival of Lights looked like back in the '80s (PHOTOS)

This is what Vancouver's VanDusen Festival of Lights looked like back in the '80s (PHOTOS)

The beautiful Christmas lights event began 35 years ago and has been igniting festive cheer among its visitors ever since.
Here's the story behind Vancouver's 100-year-old Polar Bear Swim

Here's the story behind Vancouver's 100-year-old Polar Bear Swim

It started with one Vancouver man who convinced his friends it would be great to swim in English Bay on New Year's Day
Vancouver’s industrial heritage faces uncertain future (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Vancouver’s industrial heritage faces uncertain future (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Industrial buildings are like the Rodney Dangerfield of the heritage world.
The story of the Kelowna Regatta, 'Canada's Greatest Water Show'

The story of the Kelowna Regatta, 'Canada's Greatest Water Show'

The Kelowna Regatta defined summer in the Okanagan from 1906 until 1987
Here's why Canadians eat mandarin oranges during the holiday season

Here's why Canadians eat mandarin oranges during the holiday season

Imported by the Oppenheimer Group in 1891, these little orange morsels of sweetness gained popularity in Vancouver and were soon transported by truck and train to the rest of Canada during the holiday season.
Michael J Fox's Delta family ties

Michael J Fox's Delta family ties

The actor's parents met at a community dance in Ladner.
Once upon a time when dogs rode the chairlifts in the mountains above Vancouver (PHOTO)

Once upon a time when dogs rode the chairlifts in the mountains above Vancouver (PHOTO)

Whiskey, with a side of Brandy, to be precise.