Elvis lives — on in Vancouver, that is.
We dug through our archives to find our original review and coverage of his third — and last — time concert outside of the U.S. at Vancouver’s Empire Stadium.
Our review was mixed, to say the least.
_”Elvis may have given western Canada its biggest showbusiness crowd in history but he also produced a flop.”_
Some things never change
A Vancouver Daily Province story about teachers in Vancouver uniting against school authorities under the subheadings “Salary question an issue” and “Overcrowding of rooms” made the front page on…
Oct. 3, 1910.
Who are these people?
These photographers were found in a box inside Vancouver’s WilMar Estate, a 1925 historic mansion (in original condition) which has been on the market since last November.
If you can identify the people in these photos with greater certainty, or know more about the Kitchen family, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call our city desk at 604-605-2030.
Province throwback to 1958
“With me, mornings give me the opportunity to rest and think. After breakfast with the older children off to school, what a pleasure it s to relax with the morning Province, to scan the news from London, New York, Paris or Moscow, to turn leisurely to Eric Nicol … Reading The Province with my morning coffee has become as much a part of my day as washing or cooking.”
— Mrs. Henry Delesalle
A man cooks in an alley in the Downtown Eastside.
Stumbled across this Province file photo yet again during a recent search. It can also be found in our Facebook album “A pictorial history of The Province.”
It was 50 years ago today, that U.S. president John F. Kennedy uttered his stirring words: “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”
In honour of that momentous moment of history we’ve compiled several other great speeches here.—