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Historic Vancouver convenience store on track for restoration, re-opening

Historic Vancouver convenience store on track for restoration, re-opening

One of the oldest corner stores in Vancouver is on the path to being restored and re-opened
Three centuries of B.C. artists now online in new database

Three centuries of B.C. artists now online in new database

The new resource contains information about nearly 20,000 people who've worked as a visual artist in the province
B.C. museum releases 16,100+ historic Indigenous photos to public

B.C. museum releases 16,100+ historic Indigenous photos to public

The newly-digitized images span the late 1800s to the 1970s
Squamish Nation releases statement about Gassy Jack and his 12-year-old wife

Squamish Nation releases statement about Gassy Jack and his 12-year-old wife

Deighton and X̱áliya were wed in 1870
Their longest day: Three Canadian veterans reflect on their role in the D-Day invasion and the emotional aftermath

Their longest day: Three Canadian veterans reflect on their role in the D-Day invasion and the emotional aftermath

Today marks the 76th anniversary of D-Day.
Longshoremen were a big part of this North Vancouver neighbourhood's early history

Longshoremen were a big part of this North Vancouver neighbourhood's early history

This image from 1889 shows a group portrait of stevedores (or, longshoremen) on the dock at Moodyville.
North Vancouver residents used to live in tents when building their houses

North Vancouver residents used to live in tents when building their houses

In 1911, about one-third of the single-family dwelling building permits in North Vancouver were issued for temporary housing!
Here's the story of how Prince George's mascot was once kidnapped

Here's the story of how Prince George's mascot was once kidnapped

This is a weird one
Journey back in time with these incredible vintage images of Science World (Photos)

Journey back in time with these incredible vintage images of Science World (Photos)

Science World first opened its doors on May 6, 1989
North Vancouver museum wants you to Zoom back in time with archival backgrounds

North Vancouver museum wants you to Zoom back in time with archival backgrounds

The backgrounds they’ve selected range from historical postcards and photographs – such as an early image of Lonsdale Avenue and North Van’s former Streetcar No. 153 – to contemporary images of the Community History Centre in North Vancouver.