Fernie BC to be exact. My colleague Elana Zysblat and I are doing a couple of walking tours for the annual Fernie Chautauqua and Fall Fair – September 13 to 16, 2018 – based on some of the work we’re doing there. Checkout the full program at ferniechautauqua.com and of course their facebook page
Vancouver Police Museum and Archives 240 East Cordova St. Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3 Tickets Here
Here are a few walks coming up in July and August. July 22nd. Strathcona Meet at the corner of Princess and Keefer in front of the community centre We haven’t done a Strathcona walk in sometime and a lot has happened in the neighbourhood. We’ll be looking at neighbourhood history and new developments. — August 12th. The… Continue reading Upcoming Walks
Sydney Morning Herald 1989 What’s interesting in this article are the stats presented on who was moving to the city in 1989. Close to 15000 folks came from Hong Kong that year, while over 32000 came from Alberta and 22000 from Ontario.
In 1907, the Dawson Daily news reported on Vancouver…
He thought he could hide but the urge to check his phone was too great. 1943 at the corner of Granville and Hastings… CVA 586-1223
Hope you are enjoying this wonderful early summer weather as much as we are at the Mill! For your interest and enjoyment, we have back-to-back events upcoming the weekend of June 13th/14th. Saturday, June 13th, 2 p.m. – Hastings Mill Store and the Great Vancouver Fire of 1886. Hear Vancouver author and Native Daughter Lisa… Continue reading Hastings Mill has a great weekend coming up.
In a great photo of Pender Street taken in 1961 looking west from Main Street and tucked in behind a tangle of power poles and wires is this sign for Totem Lanes. Opened in the late 1950s, Totem Lanes featured 5 and 10 pins. It was located about where the Dollar store is at the lane west… Continue reading In The Background… Bowling in Chinatown
From the June 15, 1908 Vancouver World. Just one of many lives saved by the city’s life guard, special constable and citizen.