Photo credit: david on Flickr Last year I included a note about the great poppy debate in a blog post. I first heard about white poppies through a BBC article in 2006, and also from DaveO, who does an amazing White Poppies series on his podcast year-round. Both red and white are the colour of […]
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It’s been a while since I did a Vancouver History segment so I have decided to look at some familiar streets and neighbourhoods around town and share how their got their name, with help (as always) from my favourite VancouverHistory website. Shaughenessy Thomas George Shaughnessy, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was the President of the CPR until […]
SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Victory Square to me means remembrance as each year on November 11th the city gathers to remember and honor those who gave their lives for this country. However while searching through my favourite local source, Vancouver History, I found out a bit more about this monument. “April 27, 1924: The Cenotaph at […]