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This slideshow is a compilation by me of some of the best winter scenes of Stanley Park in the holdings of the City of Vancouver Archives.
I have just released the latest in my series of “Vancouver Street Corner History” slideshows. This one shows the chateauesque second Vancouver CPR Station (which was exceptionally short-lived: 1898-1914). I hope you enjoy it! Vimeo link here.
In 1943, a United Services Centre was established at 636 Burrard Street, where there is a park, today, between Park Place office tower and Christ Church Cathedral; across from Burrard Skytrain Station.* The following excerpt from a historical report to the Rotary Club of … Continue reading
The Right Honourable Joe Clark was leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, a member of parliament for many years, minister of foreign affairs, minister of constitutional affairs during the debate over the Meech Lake Accord, and – all-too-briefly – … Continue reading