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Surrey city council approves renaming street to commemorate Komagata Maru incident

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh Jul 09, 2019 333
But some councillors said the decision doesn't follow city policy.
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Surrey to vote on renaming street to honour Komagata Maru passengers

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh Jul 08, 2019 483
If passed, "Komagata Maru Way" will be added as a commemorative street name to 75A Avenue.
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The spectacular drama and booze-filled history of The Cambie

D0ff95b376f79e1ca783543ef0028e33?s=96&d=mm&r=g Forbidden Vancouver Jul 05, 2019 2,319
Between scandals, licence suspensions, brawls and renovations, this place had it all.
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The day Vancouver won the bid to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games (VIDEOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 02, 2019 1,548
In July 2003, Vancouver had back-to-back Canada Days.
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City of Vancouver could soon have a new policy for nuclear weapons

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 21, 2019
And yes, this sign actually exists.
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Vancouver is still scared to hold big city events even 8 years after Stanley Cup Riot

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 15, 2019 72
We were the only big city in Canada without a Raptors NBA Finals viewing party.
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"I thought the Russians bombed Seattle:" Mount St. Helens eruption from Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 07, 2019
Glass rattled and ash fell in Vancouver from the volcanic eruption 400 kms away.
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How Vancouver was forever changed by the Tiananmen Square massacre

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 06, 2019
Events in Hong Kong and Mainland China may have shifted Vancouver's trajectory.
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Canada's ending of cannabis prohibition parallels alcohol in big ways

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History repeats itself.
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City of Richmond considering building a new museum

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 22, 2019
A "robust" city museum will attract both locals and tourists.
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21 vintage photos of Science World: an enduring legacy of the Expo '86 World's Fair

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 30, 2019 2,281
Science World is celebrating its 30th anniversary at the dome.
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39 of the most hilarious messages on the Penthouse strip club's legendary marquee

020aed47a35f62d32ae1f468a9610cc0?s=96&d=mm&r=g Graham Cox Apr 18, 2019 80
"No, you can't tip with Bitcoin." 😂
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Vice history: The story of Vancouver's legendary madam

D0ff95b376f79e1ca783543ef0028e33?s=96&d=mm&r=g Forbidden Vancouver Apr 15, 2019
In the end it was her ethnicity -- not her Gastown brothel -- that led to her imprisonment.
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Vancouver Convention Centre's West Building celebrates 10th anniversary

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 02, 2019 535
It has welcomed over nine million guests at 5,561 events -- an average of more than one per day.
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Kathrine Switzer and the Rise of women in sports

Ab562f812287b9036230b3562c5f6236?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ryan Sullivan Mar 29, 2019 495
She was grabbed and told to "get the hell out" of the 1967 Boston Marathon.
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City councillor wants the Komagata Maru to be further memorialized

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 07, 2019
"A long term reminder that Vancouver does not condone the racism."
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Heritage restoration completed on World War II plane hangar in Metro Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Feb 21, 2019
It's one of the remnants of a major Royal Canadian Air Force base.
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86-year-old church in downtown Vancouver closing for major upgrades

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 29, 2019 98
A years-long closure for seismic upgrades and heritage preservation.
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Opinion: Vancouver is experiencing a new wave of architectural loss

Efe5b93597d20da510fd4723587e25ba?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ian Ius Jan 28, 2019 135
It's high time for Vancouver to recognize meaningful structures for preservation.
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Photographer captures Vancouver's gritty underside in the 1970s (PHOTOS)

020aed47a35f62d32ae1f468a9610cc0?s=96&d=mm&r=g Graham Cox Jan 17, 2019 537
Things have changed just a bit...
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South Korea to unveil new war memorial in Metro Vancouver in January

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 11, 2019
South Korea still remembers Canada's contribution to the Korean War.
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Retro Christmas card depicts magical 1950s Downtown Vancouver

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Dec 24, 2018
Check out this festive throwback 🎄
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1918: The year Vancouver got prohibition for Christmas

D0ff95b376f79e1ca783543ef0028e33?s=96&d=mm&r=g Forbidden Vancouver Dec 21, 2018
Picture, if you will, a holiday season without alcohol.
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Did you know: UBC Museum of Anthropology built on World War II military base

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Nov 23, 2018
In fact, Bill Reid's famous statue sits on top of a massive gun emplacement and tunnel.
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23 historic photos of Vancouver during WWI and WWII

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Nov 10, 2018
Lest we forget.
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Opinion: Vancouver is undergoing the largest architectural renaissance in its history

Efe5b93597d20da510fd4723587e25ba?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ian Ius Oct 24, 2018 632
After decades of monotony, Vancouver's on the verge of shedding its cookie cutter image.
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The Rise of Kirk McLean and the 1994 Canucks (VIDEO & PODCAST)

Ab562f812287b9036230b3562c5f6236?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ryan Sullivan Oct 17, 2018
We spoke to the living legend.
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New toonie released to celebrate the end of WW1

371135fcf0ca928e1d5dd40d38511f9e?s=96&d=mm&r=g Tyler Jadah Oct 15, 2018 555
The coin features two important symbols of remembrance 🍁
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Vancouver in the 1990s: Library Square under construction (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 28, 2018 353
It was the City of Vancouver's largest project at the time.
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Back in the day: Victoria's Secret building was the Vancouver Public Library (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 28, 2018 1,061
From books to CDs to lingerie; it was the Central Branch until 1995.

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