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This extremely 80s video captures Vancouver before Expo 86 (VIDEO)

This extremely 80s video captures Vancouver before Expo 86 (VIDEO)

Shots include the construction of the now-iconic sails at Canada Place.
Photos: Who remembers the Skyline Hotel in Richmond?

Photos: Who remembers the Skyline Hotel in Richmond?

The hotel had a very colourful history, from bar fights involving serial killers to having a "ballet" bar out the back...
These historic images offer a glimpse of Ukrainian-Canadians in Vancouver's early days (PHOTOS)

These historic images offer a glimpse of Ukrainian-Canadians in Vancouver's early days (PHOTOS)

Mandolin orchestras were popular!
Vancouver celebrated its 60th birthday in a big way and this film shows it (VIDEO)

Vancouver celebrated its 60th birthday in a big way and this film shows it (VIDEO)

It's mostly a mix of hype video, tourism ad and investment pitch.
Time Traveller: This 'ghost sign' was painted some time before 1910

Time Traveller: This 'ghost sign' was painted some time before 1910

Surprise discovery revealed during demolition of a North Vancouver building
Tapped In: Check out these photos of Vancouver's early beer scene

Tapped In: Check out these photos of Vancouver's early beer scene

Get ready to see a lot of mustaches.
5 things you didn't know about the Gassy Jack statue

5 things you didn't know about the Gassy Jack statue

You might know a few things about "Gassy" Jack Deighton, but do you know about how his statue came to be in Gastown?
Babes in the Woods: Vancouver police release identities, details about historic murders

Babes in the Woods: Vancouver police release identities, details about historic murders

"It was necessary to give them names in order to give them some sense of peace."
Babes in the Woods: After nearly 70 years, remains of children found in Stanley Park finally identified

Babes in the Woods: After nearly 70 years, remains of children found in Stanley Park finally identified

When Ally Brady spit into a tube in 2020, she had no idea that her DNA would solve one of Vancouver’s oldest and coldest murder mysteries.
This 1978 footage of BC Ferries workers is like a blooper reel (VIDEO)

This 1978 footage of BC Ferries workers is like a blooper reel (VIDEO)

The film shows everything from workplace shenanigans to routine ferry operations