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This 1926 film reel captures adventures in Vancouver a century ago

This 1926 film reel captures adventures in Vancouver a century ago

A glimpse of what life was like for some residents of the city in 1926.
'Exploited and downtrodden to the point of despair': Radio show offers glimpse of Downtown Eastside 50 years ago (AUDIO)

'Exploited and downtrodden to the point of despair': Radio show offers glimpse of Downtown Eastside 50 years ago (AUDIO)

"So many times by so many people they've been exploited and oppressed and abused and really f*cked over."
'One of the great cities of the Northwest': 1936 travel video explores Vancouver and Victoria

'One of the great cities of the Northwest': 1936 travel video explores Vancouver and Victoria

The music sounds like it's from a dramatic film.
Vancouver cold case files: Babes in the Woods - The search for their identities

Vancouver cold case files: Babes in the Woods - The search for their identities

Nearly 70 years after the killings there's been a major step in the investigation
Over 5,000 archival photos added to the Vancouver Archives website

Over 5,000 archival photos added to the Vancouver Archives website

The images are from Don Coltman, a World War I veteran who took up photography after leaving the army.
Early 1930s tourism film shows off Vancouver as 'Canada's Evergreen Playground' (VIDEO)

Early 1930s tourism film shows off Vancouver as 'Canada's Evergreen Playground' (VIDEO)

Take a look at this silent film to see how much of Vancouver life has changed...and what remains the same
Streetcars in the forest: See what Kitsilano’s busiest street looked like a century ago (PHOTOS)

Streetcars in the forest: See what Kitsilano’s busiest street looked like a century ago (PHOTOS)

There wasn't a yoga studio or brunch place in sight
Inside the Vancouver Archives: Building a better sewer system to serve the city

Inside the Vancouver Archives: Building a better sewer system to serve the city

After years of typhoid outbreaks and beach pollution, in 1913 Vancouver had to make drastic changes to its sewage system
Vancouver Cold Case Files: The Babes in the Woods murder mystery still haunts the city

Vancouver Cold Case Files: The Babes in the Woods murder mystery still haunts the city

It's one of Vancouver's oldest and most fascinating unsolved murder cases
Check out these 5 fascinating finds from the Museum of Vancouver (VIDEO)

Check out these 5 fascinating finds from the Museum of Vancouver (VIDEO)

Its collection includes one famous local otter mascot! 🦦