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Free Public Tours of TRIUMF

June 4th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Worthy of a road trip for the Big Bang Theory characters, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics research, is located right here at UBC. TRIUMF is one of the world’s leading subatomic physics laboratories and it collaborates with other facilities around the world, including CERN in Switzerland. They are also home to the […]

Vancouver Heritage House Tour 2015

May 19th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s 13th annual Heritage House Tour is coming up on Sunday, June 7th. This popular event, that usually sells out, will give participants and exclusive look inside 14 historic Vancouver homes through a self-guided tour. 1928: Queen Charlotte Apartments at 1101 Nicola Street, Vancouver. Archives #Bu N261.1. Vancouver Heritage House Tour From […]

Top 10 Endangered Heritage Sites 2015

May 4th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the 15th year, Heritage Vancouver has release its annual list of the Top 10 Endangered Heritage Sites in Vancouver. From schools and churches to houses to hospitals, these sites are noted for the critical threats facing their existence and their significance to their communities. St Paul’s Hospital 1923. Archives# Bu N251. Top 10 Endangered […]

Vancouver Craft Brewery Shuttle

March 10th, 2015 @ 10:23am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has officially established long-lasting and passionate love affair with craft beer, and the growth of the craft beer industry in BC has been astounding in the last few years. The market share for artisanal beer in British Columbia has doubled in the past four years, from 9 per cent of all beer sales in […]

Winter Watershed Snowshoe Tours

January 20th, 2015 @ 10:26am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The summertime watershed tours now have a winter counterpart, which involves snowshoeing, education about our local environment, and a cup of hot chocolate. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Winter Watershed Snowshoe Tours Enjoy a moderately strenuous snowshoe tour as you learn about the important role our snowcapped mountains play in the collection and storage of […]