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“I turned around to write a few words. Then back again. The whole picture of the fire had changed” – The Pier D Fire.
“The first thing I knew she hit, and that settled it” – the end of the S.S. Beaver.
“Subway Net To Serve City?” – the beginnings of the Skytrain.
“Fishermen’s Strike Rapidly Approaching Acute Stage”.
“We have again proven conclusively and incontrovertibly that B.C. leads the world in bathtub technology” – the 3rd Annual Nanaimo-Vancouver Bathtub Race.
“Every person of Chinese origin shall pay into the Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada, on entering Canada, at the port, or other place of entry, a duty of fifty dollars” – the beginning of the federal Head Tax.
“After every experiment has been made, and popularity assured, sliced bread comes to Vancouver.”
“It is downright cruelty. Just think of the shock to the bugs when the wood hits!” – the VPD encounters the world’s most tenderhearted man.Read More
“Children grow rapidly in the spring. They grow but little in hot weather. Let the mothers of young babies remember the latter half of that statement.”