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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

Where Mountains Meet the Sea by Daniel Francis (Harbour Publishing) Originally part of the territories of the Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish Nations, the community of North Vancouver predates Vancouver as the earliest European settlement on...

Vancouver Historical Society presents Kate Bird

City On Edge: A Rebellious Century of Vancouver Protests, Riots, and Strikes by Kate Bird (Greystone) For more than a century, photojournalists at The Vancouver Sun and The Province have been on the scene...

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...