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Vancouver’s Vampire Vixen

[by Kendall Walters] The Monumental Scandals Tour is full of colourful stories about people from Vancouver’s past. One tale we love sharing, is the fascinating story of Yvonne De Carlo. Before she became the wholesome...
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The Battle of Ballantyne Pier

1935 was a volatile year in Vancouver’s history. It was the tail end of the Great Depression and Vancouver had been hit harder than any other Canadian city. After several years of destitution and poverty,...
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