The giant prehistoric beavers of the Don Valley Brick Works

Meet the giant beaver. It’s one of the largest rodents to have ever walked the earth: as much as seven feet long and more than 200... Read More

EVENT: Vancouver Historical Society Christmas Book Sale, Nov. 27

Vancouver Historical Society’s Christmas book sale DATE: Thursday, November 27 TIME: Starts at 6:30pm, speaker at 7:30pm LOCATION... Read More

EVENT – Places That Matter #79: The Commodore Ballroom, Nov. 26

Places That Matter #79: The Commodore Ballroom WHEN: November 26, doors open 7pm, program starts at 8pm WHERE: The Commodore Ballroom... Read More

What’s next for the Dennis Building?

The Nova Scotia government really, really wants to tear down one of Canada’s greatest, grandest 19th-century office buildings... Read More

Good Reads: Special Edition of Fort York’s newsletter Fife & Drum

A special edition of the Friends of Fort York’s quarterly newsletter, Fife and Drum was released recently to celebrate the opening of... Read More

Our Missing Heritage: What were we thinking? – Part One

In 1913 Vancouver had a thriving theatre district that included eight movie theatres as well as stock theatres like the Pantages and... Read More

Image of the Past: The National War Memorial and Confederation Square in 1938

Image: ‘Group of bronze figures on the National War Memorial, Ottawa, Ont.’ Location: National War Memorial, Confederation... Read More

There are 100 graves in the parking lot of this mall

The 100 or so people interred at Christie’s Methodist Cemetery near Warden and Finch never expected they would spend a portion... Read More

Image of the Moment: Remembrance Day at the National War Memorial

Image: Remembrance Day in the Nation’s Capital Location: National War Memorial, Ottawa, Canada Date of photo: November 11, 2014... Read More

Two Toronto nurses and one of the most terrible nights of the First World War

One dark night in the summer of 1918, the HMHS Llandovery Castle was steaming through the waters of the North Atlantic. She was far... Read More