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Celebrate World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum

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Burnaby Village Museum is throwing a free, fun family party on September 27th to celebrate the 11th Annual World Rivers Day and the 35th annual BC Rivers Day. Over 20 environmental groups and societies plus entertainers will be on-site this year with displays, demonstrations and fun activities. World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum Where: […]

BC Mining Week 2015 Events and Giveaway

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The Mining Association of BC is hosting BC Mining Week from May 3rd to May 9th, celebrating the history and future one of the province’s largest industries through community events from Britannia Beach to Prince George. 1898: Pick and shovel mine near Ferguson. VPL# 70 & 1926: Miner sitting on a ‘locie’ towing ore cars. […]

Winter Wander at Vanier Park

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Vanier Park hosts the fourth annual Winter Wander on Saturday, February 7, 2015 as six cultural institutions open their doors for a self-guided family-friendly tour for visitors and locals alike. Winter Wander at Vanier Park Presented by Port Metro Vancouver, the Vancouver Maritime Museum, Museum of Vancouver, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, Bard on the Beach […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Maritime Museum

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The Vancouver Maritime Museum was built around the RCMP vessel the St. Roch, a National Historic Site in Canada, in 1959. The building’s shape, reflecting the boats that surround it in the nearby marina and waters of the Salish Sea, tell of what treasures can be found within and make it a fitting subject for […]