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You can download colouring sheets of Vancouver house design styles

You can download colouring sheets of Vancouver house design styles

Sharpen your pencil crayons and fire up the printer!
North Vancouver residents used to love owning goats

North Vancouver residents used to love owning goats

Did you know that about 100 years ago, there were some 400 goats in the North Shore?
How Port Coquitlam became B.C.’s ground zero in history's deadliest outbreak

How Port Coquitlam became B.C.’s ground zero in history's deadliest outbreak

As we grapple amidst our generation's most devastating pandemic, we look back 102 years ago, when a troop train arrived in Port Coquitlam carrying the deadliest virus in human history. Here’s how it spread.
This educational organization offers free e-learning resources for all things Canadian history

This educational organization offers free e-learning resources for all things Canadian history

Historica Canada is committed to supporting teachers and students in facilitating virtual education, along with life-long learners wanting to expand their knowledge of Canadian history, with free e-learning offerings.
Take a road trip to the last remaining Brownies fried chicken restaurants in B.C.

Take a road trip to the last remaining Brownies fried chicken restaurants in B.C.

45 minutes from downtown Vancouver
This is how Kelowna dealt with the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918

This is how Kelowna dealt with the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918

"In order to prevent the spread of Spanish Influenza all schools, public and private, churches, theatres, moving picture halls, pool rooms and other places of amusement, and lodge meetings, are to be closed until further notice."
Owner behind iconic Burnaby sign remembered as strong businesswoman

Owner behind iconic Burnaby sign remembered as strong businesswoman

“She was really well known in the neighbourhood, both as a salesperson – because people shopped there from all over the region, not just Burnaby – but also for just being a really kind and caring woman and member of the community.”
Old-time hockey: As society mobilized for war, shipyards workers battled on ice

Old-time hockey: As society mobilized for war, shipyards workers battled on ice

Tommy Horne couldn’t have seen it coming. The goaltender for the 1941 Vancouver Norvan Shipyards and his team were up 3-1 against the Nanaimo Clippers in the final period, but tensions and penalties were mounting.
This North Vancouver general store has been greeting people for 110 years

This North Vancouver general store has been greeting people for 110 years

For 110 years there’s been a store in Upper Lynn Valley at the end of the line.
Vancouver’s Olympic Village thrives after shaky start

Vancouver’s Olympic Village thrives after shaky start

Go back a decade and the site was anything but the bustling, successful neighbourhood that it is today...