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You can explore major WWI battlegrounds with this interactive tool (MAPS)

You can explore major WWI battlegrounds with this interactive tool (MAPS)

Canadians can travel over a hundred years back in time this Remembrance Day and explore historical spots and major battlegrounds of World War I online.
The first B.C. ferry company was a rowboat up and down Okanagan Lake (WITH VIDEO)

The first B.C. ferry company was a rowboat up and down Okanagan Lake (WITH VIDEO)

In this episode of our history TV show, BC Was Awesome , we dig in to the story of Thomas "Captain" Shorts. An entrepreneur through-and-through, Shorts ran the first rudimentary ferry service up and down Okanagan Lake.
Dinosaur unique to B.C. is now officially recognized

Dinosaur unique to B.C. is now officially recognized

Almost 50 years after the discovery of a mysterious claw in Northern B.C., the first dinosaur unique to B.C. has been officially recognized.
Phantoms of First World War honoured at B.C. prison

Phantoms of First World War honoured at B.C. prison

The names of 21 Chinese labourers who died in B.C. on their way to fight in WWI in Europe have been uncovered, and the deceased men have been memorialized.
Burnaby museum works to undo erasure of local Indigenous history

Burnaby museum works to undo erasure of local Indigenous history

Burnaby Village Museum is taking steps to undo the part it has played in erasing Indigenous history from the place we now call Burnaby.
You probably don't know the real story of Sasquatch (WITH VIDEO)

You probably don't know the real story of Sasquatch (WITH VIDEO)

In this episode of our BC Was Awesome show I travel to Harrison Hot Springs and the Sts'ailes First Nation Reserve to dig up the real story of Sasquatch.
Beloved B.C. highway landmark destroyed by fire

Beloved B.C. highway landmark destroyed by fire

The lumberjack statue marking the former Clarke Sawmill near Mile 62 was destroyed after someone shot a flare at the family's Halloween decorations and started the fire.
This rare 97-year-old Vancouver tugboat needs help to stay afloat (PHOTOS)

This rare 97-year-old Vancouver tugboat needs help to stay afloat (PHOTOS)

The SS Master was built in Vancouver in 1922. The vessel is the only one left of her kind and she represents an important part of B.C.’s steam engine history.
You need to know about this band of female pilots from Vancouver (WITH VIDEO)

You need to know about this band of female pilots from Vancouver (WITH VIDEO)

In this episode of BC Was Awesome I head to the Langley airport, then fly over Vancouver in a Cessna to bring you the story of The Flying Seven.
East Vancouver dad compares Whistler’s party scene, then and now

East Vancouver dad compares Whistler’s party scene, then and now

Read about the evolution of Whistler's party scene through the eyes of an East Vancouver father who enjoys spending time with his family there now.