CANADIAN PACIFIC WILL NOT MAKE ANY CHANGE
Superintendent Denies Rumor That Coast Port Is to Be Removed From Vancouver.
VANCOUVER. B. C, April 7. — R. Marpole, general superintendent of the Canadian Pacific Railway, denies the report that it is the company’s intention to make Quitsino [sic], on the west coast of Vancouver Island its Pacific Coast port instead of Vancouver. He said that all trans-oceanic steamships would continue to sail to and from this port.
San Francisco Call, 8 April 1905
I couldn’t find anything about the rumour or how it got started but imagine Vancouver with out the CPR…
Here’s a view of Quatsino from the water. CVA Out P963.2