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Thrills chewing gum wasn't supposed to taste like soap

Thrills chewing gum wasn't supposed to taste like soap

A Canadian classic that still tastes (mostly) like soap
Time Traveller: This giant steel ball was used to bash down trees

Time Traveller: This giant steel ball was used to bash down trees

The 4,100 kilogram behemoth was used to knock down acres of forest to make way for the Cleveland Dam project in North Vancouver
Here’s what Vancouver looked like on V.E. Day in 1945  (PHOTOS)

Here’s what Vancouver looked like on V.E. Day in 1945 (PHOTOS)

Victory in Europe Day marks when Hitler’s Germany surrendered in early May 1945
The army once trained at Kitsilano Beach and here are the pics to prove it (PHOTOS)

The army once trained at Kitsilano Beach and here are the pics to prove it (PHOTOS)

It's not clear if they took Point Grey next.
Vancouver soldiers from 100+ years ago come to life in these colourized images (PHOTOS)

Vancouver soldiers from 100+ years ago come to life in these colourized images (PHOTOS)

The photos include images of soldiers at a Vancouver train station and writing letters to home
A new sign in Port Moody’s Rocky Point Park brings light to a dark chapter of Canada’s past

A new sign in Port Moody’s Rocky Point Park brings light to a dark chapter of Canada’s past

Installation of the sign was championed by Raj Singh Toor, whose grandfather was aboard the ship
Remembrance: Young Indigenous soldier fought at Vimy Ridge

Remembrance: Young Indigenous soldier fought at Vimy Ridge

Private Edward Williams was perhaps only 15 when he signed up to fight in the "Great War."
5 things you (probably) didn't know about the Vancouver Archives

5 things you (probably) didn't know about the Vancouver Archives

It's really cool. Like actually cold. Freezing, in point of fact.
Here's why some Vancouver streets have random patches of historic brick

Here's why some Vancouver streets have random patches of historic brick

Some roads show remnants of the past.
This Strathcona microbrewery has a long history with Vancouver’s live music scene

This Strathcona microbrewery has a long history with Vancouver’s live music scene

The former site of the oldest jazz club in East Vancouver, Hastings Mill Brewing contains local live music history within the walls of its microbrewery
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