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Women and War: Women and their Service during the First World War

By |2021-11-22T22:06:01+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island|Tags: , , , , |

As our logo says, Pemberton Holmes was established in 1887. This date has given the family-run company time to not only amass an extensive history, but also to grow an archive of materials that

When our Ho(l)mes are far away: The letters that connect us all

By |2021-11-09T00:21:59+00:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As our logo says, Pemberton Holmes was established in 1887. This date has given the family-run company time to not only amass an extensive history, but also to grow an archive of materials that

The Haunted Ho(l)mes of Vancouver Island

By |2021-10-27T22:31:51+00:00October 27th, 2021|Categories: Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island|Tags: , , |

Looking for real estate, with a spooky season twist? Look no further, as we’ve got the inside scoop! While we’re sure we all can acknowledge Victoria’s spooky potential, it may come as a surprise

Books Children Love

By |2021-11-04T22:29:13+00:00October 26th, 2021|Categories: Entertainment, Family, Reading|Tags: , , , , |

Richard Scarry was a prolific writer and illustrator of children's books throughout his career. Always well-reviewed, his collections inspire nostalgia in parents and quickly become a child's favourite book. Each page is designed as

The Smart Home Revolution

By |2021-11-04T22:28:51+00:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Enjoying Your Home, Home Improvement, Victoria|Tags: , , |

Smart home is a catchphrase for a household that features labour-saving devices connected to and supported by a cloud infrastructure for data processing. Each device connects to the cloud via your home or office

Textile Technology

By |2021-11-04T22:28:35+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Enjoying Your Home, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

From radical new materials to embedded sensors that track medical conditions, e-textiles have become a medium for better living. Today's fabrics redefine high-performance with easy care, durability for everyday living, and microprocessors. Self-cleaning fabrics one

Fixing Squeaky Floors

By |2021-11-04T22:29:41+00:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Enjoying Your Home, Home Improvement, Home Inspections, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

As construction materials dry out and a house settles, there may be a few spots on the floors that squeak when someone walks on them. This is a natural occurrence that affects wood construction houses

Real Estate Agents: An Origin Story

By |2021-10-13T20:55:51+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Historical Vancouver Island, REALTOR®|Tags: , , |

With nearly 300 agents in the Pemberton Holmes brokerage alone, and hundreds more on the island, the profession of a real estate agent is well known to us all. But that begs the question…when

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