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Win Tickets to Underground Comedy Railroad

Comments 26 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 3rd annual Underground Comedy Railroad tour is coming to the Rio Theatre as a part of Black History Month. Introducing the voice of black Canadians, the tour is scheduled to stop is 10 cities across the country, arriving in Vancouver on February 22nd at 8:30pm. The history of the Underground Railroad is not something […]

Lions Gate Bridge at Night: Gracie’s Necklace

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you are familiar with Lions Gate Bridge history then you’ll know that its construction was made possible by the Guinness family (yes, that Guinness) but did you know that its iconic string of lights was nicknamed Gracie’s Necklace? Photo credit: Shannon Leigh Photography on Flickr The Guinness family, of Irish beer fame, was convinced […]

BC Family Day White Spot Giveaway

Comments 213 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Family Day in BC and White Spot is known across the province for its legendary burgers, seasonal menus, value packages, and of course those lovable Pirate Paks. One of my favourite memories when I was growing up in the Lower Mainland was going for an afternoon drive with my family. We’d pile into our […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Signs

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1933: W. Moffitt Service Signs Limited. Archives #CVA 99-4382. Photographer: Stuart Thomson. 1930s & 1963. Main Street signpost & Granville Bridge signs. VPL# 30930 & 43359A. 1944: Peace Arch International Boundary sign. Archives #CVA 586-2822. 1948 & 1972. Plaza Theatre, Buick automobile, Kingsdale Motors promotion & signs on Cordova Street. VPL# 80635 & 85872K. Photographers: […]

My Health My Community Survey

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The My Health My Community campaign would like you to add your voice to better the personal and community health of our region. My Health My Community is a non-profit partnership between Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Fraser Health (FH) and the eHealth Strategy Office at the University of British Columbia (eHSO), which seeks to involve […]