How to find the age of your house through records at City Hall and through the style of architecture.
Suzanne Wilson has photographed more than 3,300 North Vancouver houses that are now demolished. She has posted pictures and the social history of many of them are on her blog site.
During WW2 more than 3,000 Japanese-Canadian women and children were ripped from their homes and housed in the Livestock Building in Hastings Park
The Wing Sang Building at 51 East Pender Street, Vancouver was built by Yip Sang in 1889. He lived here with his three wives and his 23 children, and ran an opium factory, a bank and a travel agency.
Serge Pare is the lightkeeper at Green Island, one of 27 lighthouses still manned in British Columbia.
John Davis was able to learn a lot about the houses that he renovated on West 10th Avenue, Vancouver when former owners dropped around photos, old letters and memories.
How I toured my father’s childhood house in Ballarat and told the owners about the social history of their heritage house.