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Vancouver Historical Society presents Eve Lazarus

Blood, Sweat, and Fear: the Story of Inspector Vance, Vancouver’s First Forensic Investigator by Eve Lazarus (Arsenal Pulp Press) Heralded internationally as the Sherlock Holmes of Canada, John F.C.B. Vance was Vancouver’s first forensic...

Vancouver Historical Society presents Daniel Francis

At the Vancouver Historical Society’s monthly member evening, hear Daniel Francis present a well-illustrated talk based on his book Where Mountains Meet the Sea, commemorating the 125th anniversary of North Vancouver District.

Vancouver Historical Society presents Kate Bird

Join Kate Bird, author of City On Edge and Vancouver in the Seventies for a slide show of images from Vancouver’s rich history of protest activism.

True Crime with Eve Lazarus

Join Eve Lazarus at Coles Willowbrook in Langley from 1-4pm. Eve will be signing books—including Blood, Sweat, and Fear—and chatting about true crime. Blood, Sweat, and Fear: The Story of Inspector Vance, Vancouver’s First Forensic Investigator (Arsenal...

History is Just Around the Corner | Daniel Francis

Earlier this year Daniel Francis was awarded the British Columbia Historical Federation’s Community History Award for his latest book, Where Mountains Meet the Sea: An Illustrated History of the District of North Vancouver, which...