When the Georgia Viaduct was rebuilt (1969-1972), the physical hub of Vancouver’s black community was razed, dispersing the diverse immigrant enclave. Today, thanks to the Hogan’s Alley Society, important community buildings are going up.
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VE Day Celebrated in Vancouver: This day marked the end of the conflict with Hitler’s Germany, with surrender on May 7, 1945, and May 8, 1945, being declared officially as V-E Day.
Bob Brown, Vancouver’s Mr Baseball: His contribution to the sport span sixty years in the Pacific Northwest
How Strawberry Hill Got Its Name: A brief review of a historic area of Surrey’s Newton neighbourhood including Japanese-Canadian history.
Photos of Vancouver in 1886 from the City of Vancouver Archives. On April 6, 1886 Vancouver was incorporated.