Archive for the category "history"

Legends of Vancouver Tour: Self-Guided Walking Tour or Virtual Experience


Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 — 8:00am PDT
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The Legends of Vancouver tour is based on sites mentioned in E. Pauline Johnson (Takehionwake)’s book Legends of Vancouver. The tour visits some of the sites of those legends, and examines places of sacred meaning to local First Nations.

Vancouver Heritage Week 2018


Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 — 8:43am PDT
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Vancouver Heritage Week: The Vancouver Heritage Foundation is taking part in Heritage Week in BC and across Canada February 19-25th. With the theme of “heritage stands the test of time”, Vancouver Heritage Week will be comprised of three free or low-cost events.

18 Photos of Vancouver in 1918


Thursday, January 4th, 2018 — 12:53pm PDT
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Looking ahead to 2018, I thought it would be fun to look back 100 years to catch a glimpse of Vancouver in 1918, thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives.

Christmas Shoppers on Granville 1973: Archive Photo of the Day


Thursday, December 7th, 2017 — 2:46pm PDT
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From the City of Vancouver Archives: Christmas Shoppers on Granville in 1973. © City of Vancouver. Photographer: William Edgar Knowles Middleton.

The Orpheum’s 90th Anniversary: Win Tickets


Monday, November 13th, 2017 — 3:35pm PDT
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Enter to win tickets to The Orpheum’s 90th Anniversary on Friday, November 24, 2017 with a 1927-themed party hosted by Vancouver Civic Theatres and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver


Friday, October 13th, 2017 — 11:20am PDT
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One of the best ways to get to know Vancouver, as a visitor or a local, is to take an informative walking tour. At this time of year however, one of the best ways to get to know the darker side of the city’s history, is by signing up for one of these spooky Halloween […]