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Description: Wayne recalls the 1946 earthquake, one of his earliest memories.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Ron talks about visiting folk clubs in Downtown Vancouver as a teenager in the 1960s - his introduction to the "cool scene."
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Maria Fiskilis, George Ghiouzelis, and Speros Ganatsios discuss their favourite experiences of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Faye Lum's interest in her neighbourhood led her to learn about the history of one of its streets.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Hilda Castillo shares her insights into her Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Joan talks about what she likes about Kitsilano (pool, park and beach) and shares a project to restore a stream in Tatlow Park.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Ms. Joe talks about being discouraged from carrying her children on her back in Canada, and her willingness to adapt to her new environment. Interview conducted in Cantonese. Video slideshow includes English subtitles.
Type of Resource(s): moving image
Description: Visitors Gayle Ball-Parker and Erroll Parker talk about how their visit changed their perception of diversity in Western Canada.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Rita MacKay grew up in the South Cambie area, and lives there still. The rural nature of the area from her 1930s childhood would not be recognized today.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Ihsan Malik describes the first mosque in Western Canada and its significance.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Gloria talks about arriving in Vancouver in the 1970s, her love for working with her kids at Van Horne Elementary school and how the cold makes her feel at home.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: My dad Andre Demiris and Mr. Giftonikolios (who was a “Psalti” at church) in our deli, “University Delicatessen” which was later converted to our restaurant, Vassilis Taverna. Looks like my dad just got a delivery.
Type of Resource(s): still image
Description: Brenda talks about her local block party, an annual potluck get-together with neighbours.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Emily talks about the history of Still Creek and the efforts by the Still Moon Arts Society volunteers to help clean the creek of garbage and to revitalize the habitat around it.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Perry Seidelman has lived in the Oakridge area since he was a child. He shares his thoughts and memories of the area and his community.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Andrea talks about her adventurous arrival in British Columbia.
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical

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