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Maps: Check out these 6 funky old (and sometimes problematic) tourism maps of Vancouver

Maps: Check out these 6 funky old (and sometimes problematic) tourism maps of Vancouver

Maps have sure changed over the years.
'One of the most significant texts' on local history to be republished more than 60 years after original run

'One of the most significant texts' on local history to be republished more than 60 years after original run

It's an essential book for Vancouver history nerds
'From the cow crossing': Meet the small Dutch town that gave Vancouver its name

'From the cow crossing': Meet the small Dutch town that gave Vancouver its name

A replica of the town's castle was built for Expo 86
Massive repository of Vancouver history made available to anyone in B.C. with an internet connection

Massive repository of Vancouver history made available to anyone in B.C. with an internet connection

Millions of pages worth of B.C.'s history are now available to anyone living in B.C. or the Yukon with an internet connection.
Photos: Here's what Easter used to look like in Vancouver

Photos: Here's what Easter used to look like in Vancouver

"Easter Week is Ham Week"
What is 'Indian status' in Canada and what does it mean for people and businesses?

What is 'Indian status' in Canada and what does it mean for people and businesses?

First Nations people in Canada must pay the same taxes as everyone else, unless they have Indian status.
How a box of dusty bottles led to a discovery of Port Coquitlam's early Chinese settlers

How a box of dusty bottles led to a discovery of Port Coquitlam's early Chinese settlers

Translating Chinese characters from 100-year-old bottles used for food, drink and medicine helped shed light on the small community of Chinese labourers who made the city their home early in the 20th century.
Photos: Gastown SRO destroyed in blaze is a historic Vancouver hotel that's over 110 years old

Photos: Gastown SRO destroyed in blaze is a historic Vancouver hotel that's over 110 years old

It was built in 1907 as a modern hotel.
Meet Olivia McCarter, the 20-year-old genetic genealogist who got the Babes in the Woods case

Meet Olivia McCarter, the 20-year-old genetic genealogist who got the Babes in the Woods case

She's the youngest person to run a law enforcement unit and took a special interest in the decades-old Vancouver cold case
This 1964 brochure advised Vancouver residents how to survive and escape a nuclear attack

This 1964 brochure advised Vancouver residents how to survive and escape a nuclear attack

The Cold War-era brochure gives advice to people in the 'Greater Vancouver Target Area'