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Here are links from various topics in regards to history.


Vancouver & BC History

Burrard Bridge History Burrard Bridge history from the Vancouver history archives

Canada Place Architects Architects and their firms who designed Canada Place

Canadian Pacific Railway History about the Canadian Pacific Railway

Canadian Railway, Further Reading on Railway History: quick history From the Port of Vancouver detailed history From McGill Universitymore detailed history From the Canadian EncyclopediaCP History from Canadian Pacific Railway siteViaRail History from ViaRail site

Charles Marega Sculptor in old Vancouver, responsible for various sculptures around Vancouver

Chinese Canadians History on Chinese Canadians

First Nations Guide A guide for newcomers in regards to the different First Nations, the Inuit, and the Métis.

Indian Act Overview of the past and present Indian Act

IRSS Indian Residential School Survivors Society

Lee Building (Vancouver Heritage Foundation) History about the Lee Building

Lion’s Gate Bridge: Heritage Site Vancouver Heritage FoundationCreators Site  Vancouver Creators InformationForbidden Vancouver Site Pieces of history of old Vancouver 

Mt. St. Joseph’s Hospital: Providence Healthcare History | Mt. St. Joseph’s 1971 Pamphlet History

Mount Pleasant History

Port Authority Port of Vancouver and its governance

Pier B-C History: general history | more detailed history About the transformation from Pier B-C to Canada Place and other details

Vancouver Heritage Foundation Interactive Map Map of heritage houses and other information

Vancouver History of Vancouver before it was

Around the World History

Chinese History – First Opium War Brief History on the First Opium war

Chinese History – Taiping Rebellion Brief History on the Taiping Rebellion


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