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13 historic photos that show downtown Vancouver over 120 years ago

13 historic photos that show downtown Vancouver over 120 years ago

Granville and West Georgia has changed a lot.
5 things you (probably) didn't know were inspired by Vancouver

5 things you (probably) didn't know were inspired by Vancouver

From a raccoon PI to the waterfront of a Middle Eastern city to an eatery in London.
From the 'mother lode' to 'Albert City': 10 stories from 2023 that explored Vancouver's history

From the 'mother lode' to 'Albert City': 10 stories from 2023 that explored Vancouver's history

From a timelapse video from space to one of the worst American presidents to buried treasure, here are some of V.I.A's top history stories.
The top 5 things you (probably) didn't know about Vancouver

The top 5 things you (probably) didn't know about Vancouver

Need some niche, probably useless Vancouver facts?
10 of our favourite things you (probably) didn't know about Vancouver

10 of our favourite things you (probably) didn't know about Vancouver

From having to carry your poop out of a bog to Isaac Newton's apple trees to $1,000 bottles of beer to why Bing Crosby drove a tractor in Vancouver.
Watch: 90-year-old footage shows brand new Burrard Bridge, early aerial Vancouver views

Watch: 90-year-old footage shows brand new Burrard Bridge, early aerial Vancouver views

It's a video about the (at the time proposed) Lions Gate Bridge
Check out 20 vintage photos of Vancouver in the snow

Check out 20 vintage photos of Vancouver in the snow

It may not be a white Christmas in Vancouver this year, but there are plenty of wintery photos to look back on.
Map: Fascinating historic map shows forgotten and lost names of Vancouver places

Map: Fascinating historic map shows forgotten and lost names of Vancouver places

You could have lived in the Liverpool neighbourhood of Albert City in New Georgia and bought vegetables that came from McRobert's Island through Eburne.
5 things you (probably) didn't know about real estate around Vancouver

5 things you (probably) didn't know about real estate around Vancouver

Real estate in Vancouver has always been a big deal.
Time Traveller: Salvaging a ship that made 300 trips from Vancouver to Asia

Time Traveller: Salvaging a ship that made 300 trips from Vancouver to Asia

The Empress of Japan, a CPR Steamship that featured a remarkable dragon figurehead, brought passengers, silks and tea to Canada