Video Vancouver: Living in Gunter’s World

Under Queen Elizabeth I a priest named Edmund Gunter developed the measures that now frame our modern world. Colonel Richard Moody... Read More

Video Vancouver: Then/Now

Via the Vancouver Sun: North Vancouver high school student Mitchell Przybylski posted this video, titled Vancouver Then and Now, in... Read More

Vancouver’s “Familiar” Housing Styles: 1950s on

During the mid-century decades in Vancouver home building increased as higher levels of immigration created a need for housing... Read More

Book Review: Cold Case Vancouver

Author: Eve Lazarus (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2015) Cold Case Vancouver is a bone-chilling journey into some of Vancouver’s most... Read More

Early Vancouver Tourism: A Natural Industry

Tourism has been a big part of Vancouver’s story since early into its history. Long known as a ‘distinctive destination’, many of the... Read More

Book Review: The Container Guide

By: Tim Wang and Craig Cannon (Self published, 2015) Living in a port city surrounded by a working harbour and rail yards its hard to... Read More

The City Before the City: “Righting History” in c̓əsnaʔəm

A public controversy erupted in 2012 when ancestral remains were unearthed during the pre-construction of a condo development on... Read More

EVENT: Cǝsnǝʔǝm, the City before the City , Jan. 28th

WHEN: Thursday January 28 at 7:30pm WHERE: The Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street SPEAKERS: Viviane Gosselin (Curator of... Read More

Book Review – Made in British Columbia: Eight Ways of Making Culture

Author: Maria Tippett (Harbour Publishing, 2015) When I first received this book for review, I was intrigued by the premise it... Read More