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The OG Advertising Platform: Historical Newspapers of Victoria

By |2022-02-28T22:08:29+00:00February 28th, 2022|Historical Vancouver Island|

When it comes to advertising a home in Victoria, the mediums on which to do so are nearly endless. Agents today can choose from social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and even TikTok (!),

Time Travel, Timelines, and a Timely Topic: Pemberton Memorial Operating Room

By |2022-01-28T21:45:21+00:00January 26th, 2022|Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle|

I think we can all agree that, given the hypothetical choice, we would most definitely prefer to have an operation done in 2022 as opposed to 1822. But is that fear warranted, or are

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

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

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

Lest We Forget

By |2020-09-25T19:43:24+00:00November 7th, 2019|Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|

On November the 11th, we remember those who died in military service, and honour those who served in wartime with Remembrance Day; a yearly memorial day that is observed in Canada and in many Commonwealth

What’s Happening on Salt Spring Island?

By |2022-03-03T16:32:24+00:00June 15th, 2018|Cultural Events, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods|

Did you know Salt Spring Island has been a hot vacation spot for years? If you didn’t, it might be time to plan a trip to the gorgeous island. Located in the Salish Sea between Vancouver

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