You Should Know Vancouver Was the Last City on the Continent to Drive on the Left

The people of Vancouver woke up on New Year's Day in 1922 to a streetscape that was the same but forever changed.

Ghosts, Cults, Students and Art: the Bizarre History of the Fairacres Mansion

Long before it became the Burnaby Art Gallery, this comely pile on Deer Lake was home to a cult and a bunch of college kids.

How Lulu Island Got Its Sweet Name

True story: the island that grew into the City of Richmond was named after a teenaged American showgirl.

Where Icons & Giants Once Took the Stage in Vancouver’s West End

The Georgia Auditorium might be long gone, but the old concert hall will forever be a big part of our entertainment history.

Vancouver’s First Film and its Connection to the Titanic

110 years ago William Harbeck attached a 35mm film camera to the front of a Vancouver streetcar, Go-Pro style...

You Should Know About The First Time Vancouver’s Electric Lights Came On

A year after the Great Fire destroyed much of Vancouver in 1886, its recovering streets were lit with the newness of electricity.

You Should Know More About the Fascinating History of Lower Mount Pleasant

Lower Mount Pleasant was one of the first areas outside of Vancouver's downtown to be developed for residential use. First came houses, then came war. See what remains to this day...

The Many Weird Visions Of Vancouver That Never Came To Be