The Museum of Anthropology out at UBC houses one of the world’s finest collections of Northwest Coast First People’s art, and it’s been my favourite museum ever since I visited with an elementary school class almost thirty years ago. I am fascinated by the collections within its walls but the building itself is worthy of […]
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On a gloriously sunny Friday afternoon I was whisked away by Sky Helicopters for a meeting at their hangar in Pitt Meadows. Taking off from the helipad on Waterfront Road in Downtown Vancouver, as PA announcements from cruise ships docked at Canada Place echoed throughout the harbour, I hopped in for one unique ride. Sky […]
PNE opening day parade along Hastings Street in 1947. A highlight of the 1947 PNE was the first “Old Timers” hockey game ever staged in Canada. It took place at the PNE Forum and featured Fred “Cyclone” Taylor, one of hockey’s all time greats. Source: City of Vancouver Archives #CVA 180-1328.
Founded as the capital of the Colony of British Columbia in 1858, New Westminster is rich in history and with many new developments, it has a very bright future. Located on the banks of the Mighty Fraser River, the Royal City is steeped in culture and industry. Most photos feature the SkyBridge, the historic downtown, […]
Tulips and rainstorms, hail and sunshine. We’ve had a typical, albeit slightly warmer, April in Vancouver that brought out colourful characters and beautiful natural scenes, along with the first flip flops of the season. Thanks to those who have contributed their images to the Miss604 Flickr Pool and the #Photos604 tag on Instagram, here’s a […]