Kidoons: Life is a Highway! Buster Bear Travels to Burrard Inlet’s north shore.

Designed for youngsters, this video features the cartoon character Buster Bear on a quest around Vancouver. He gets zapped onto the Seabus, en route to North Vancouver. Buster has a blast learning about Moodyville, our early stevedores and port operations past and present. More

Voices and Views

CDNV_DISTRICT_HALL-#2587969-v1-Item1179-Two_teen_boys_putting_on_roller_skates_at_the_Stardust_-_cropped_and_resized_for_web_(108_x_100)Voices & Views is an online exhibit that highlights the experience of living and working in this dynamic place. Hear what a group of local teens and seniors have to say about life in North Vancouver. More


Walter Draycott’s Great War Chronicle

As the 100th anniversaries of various events of WWI come and go, visit NVMA’s blog, Great War Chronicle , to discover where Lynn Valley pioneer Walter Draycott was, and what he was doing during the conflict.  He was often in the thick of the action, as sniper and military topographer, and we are posting, one hundred years to the day for 4 ½ years , each of Walter’s diary entries. Experience, with Walter, his day-to-day life in the trenches, as a soldier in World War I.

The Great Cut

great_cutView the NVMA archives’ unique collection of photos depicting the early days of logging in our community. Timber transformed the landscape, drove the economy, and shaped the North Shore we know today.

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Mountain Light: Photos from the BCMC Collection

collections8-1Climb to British Columbia’s highest peaks and view stunning landscapes captured by some of the BC Mountaineering Club’s greatest photographers. From snapshots to hand-painted glass slides, Mountain Light displays a century of mountaineering artistry.

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Climbing to the Clouds: A People’s History of BC Mountaineering

index_cttcIn partnership with the Virtual Museum of Canada.

Ramble through more than one hundred years of mountain adventure in southwest British Columbia. Soar above the mountains, tour the times, rummage through the climber’s kit, watch original videos, and hear remarkable stories of personal feats, historic events, and outdoor adventures.

English version | French version