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

Book Review: Raincoast Chronicles #23

Editor: Peter A. Robson (Harbour Publishing, 2015) Raincoast Chronicles is always something to look forward to. In a format that is... Read More

Cold Case Vancouver: the city’s most baffling unsolved murders

[Editor’s Note: We are being treated today with this excerpt from a chapter in Cold Case Vancouver: the city’s most baffling... Read More

Book Review – So It Is: Vancouver

There are different ways to learn about your city. Its past. Its present. And its future. So it is: Vancouver is a collection of... Read More

RELEASE: Transcribimus — Preserving Vancouver’s History in the Digital Age

Transcribimus is Latin for “We transcribe.” It was started in June 2012 by former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan. He wanted to... Read More

EVENT: Vancouver Vanishes Book Launch and Discussion, Nov. 23rd

Anvil Press is please to invite you to the Vancouver Vanishes book launch and discussion of Vancouver’s vanishing heritage... Read More

Adaptive Re-Use: The Joy of Re-purposed Buildings

VHF would like to thank this post’s guest writer, Marta Farevaag – Urban Planner. In Vancouver, our residential neighbourhoods... Read More