First Nations Architecture, Building, Culture, History: south British Columbia Canada First Nations architecture in southern British Columbia Canada is described and explained in this short video documentary. Songs, chants and dances from local First Nations and Indian Bands have been covered in other films but this focusses on other aspects of culture. First Nations architecture […]
King George III and British Columbia: Canadian history, slavery, French language and loyalty King George III had a defining influence on British Columbia. For example, First Nations legal successes are based on the King’s Proclamation of 1763. Many BC places are named after people the King personally knew. This video was published in honour of […]
The loss of the heartland of what was Columbia and then became British Columbia was the defining drama of our history. Yet it is largely ignored in many history books.
Before the evolution of political parties in Vancouver, politicians organized themselves in loose political factions. These were related to earlier political factions that had already developed in Victoria.
The first school in Proto British Columbia was established by Governor John McLoughlin in 1832.
British Columbia was once governed by a business corporation. The Honorable Hudson Bay Company was fully business and fully government.
Chinook Wawa (also known as Chinook Jargon) is intimately linked with the history of British Columbia.
How did Vancouver (BC) get its name? The standard answer does not explain the intense battle and the emotions it aroused.
How was Metro Vancouver laid out? This video helps understand urban planning for Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, Delta, Coquitlam, North Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Aldergrove, Abbotsford, etc.