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Over the last 30 years Canada has lost over 20 per cent of its historical buildings. —the National Trust for Canada.
The hunters who swore they'd seen the old logging truck said the solid brass radiator was intact
One of the worst cases of continuing pollution is that of the historic Britannia Mines of Howe Sound, 45 kilometres north of Vancouver.
Going back perhaps as much as 14,000 years, archaeologists have been examining the seabed off Haida Gwaii
One Monday morning, Shears went to fill up his powder can as usual and, to his horror, found a fuse leading from one of the kegs.
"If only the young miners would take heed and know of the struggle and suffering the old miners went through..." —Jock Gilmour
Looking through your book, Tales the Tombstones Tell, I came across my cousin’s name, Ernest Francis (Frankie) Mayea
According to Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Craigdarroch is the only true castle on the North American continent, one of only two ever built.
“We also will spend some money on the castle itself. I know it’s in very bad condition.” —Mayor Haddock.
When Nesbitt said that the castle must be preserved at all costs, Ald. Tom Christie replied, “He gets a little carried away sometimes.”
“Why bother with Craigdarroch Castle? It is no more a castle than Mickey is a real mouse.” —Colonist columnist Bill Thomas.
Those who think that the castle has always been there simply don’t know how close it came to being lost.
“Of course, none of the exhibits is for sale. We probably could sell the Bastion over and over again!” —custodian Frank Greenfield.
History, Canadian history, is in the news these days. 2017 is Canada’s 150th birthday.
“Well, I may frankly tell you that I think British Columbia a glorious province — a province Canada should be proud to possess.”
It must have come as a shock to Victorians to learn that their charming visitor had a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde personality.
Ladysmith was another of the towns that she watched grow “from nothing along the shores of Vancouver Island”.
Is the coal mining industry in B.C. on the way out — or on the way back?
Well, another year about to bite the dust. Where do they go...?
For many Allied POWs in both world wars Red Cross parcels made all the difference between the success of Christmas behind barbed wire.