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Special Event! We’re collaborating with Science World for an evening walk and movie.

For the last evening showing of the IMAX film Rocky Mountain Express we’re running the All Aboard tour again. August 29th – All Aboard! 2: The railway and industrial history of the eastern False Creek. False Creek was home to a number of railway companies including the Great Northern, Canadian National, and the Canadian Pacific. On… Continue reading Special Event! We’re collaborating with Science World for an evening walk and movie.

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Earth Walks: An Interesting Series of Walks

Three local non-profit groups – Little Mountain Neighbourhood House, Village Vancouver and the False Creek Watershed Society have partnered to offer a series of 10 “Earth Walks”. Get the details here. We live in the city of Vancouver with almost a million other residents. We are blessed to be surrounded by mountains, forests, oceans and… Continue reading Earth Walks: An Interesting Series of Walks

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False Creek in Chinatown

As part of the research into the development of Chinatown along Pender Street I’ve been looking at False Creek and its changing shorelines. this quick sketch shows the original and early 1900s shorelines before fill pushed the shoreline out to its present location. When the Great Northern Railway set up its station in 1910 at… Continue reading False Creek in Chinatown