Keeping your cool
08 Sep

Keeping your cool

Did you ever wonder how people kept food fresh in the days before refrigeration? On hot summer days, perishable foods could be kept fresh using evaporative coolers.

Evaporative coolers take advantage…

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All aboard!
08 Sep

All aboard!

Up until the 1950s, the B.C. Electric Railway Company (BCER) operated a network of electric trams and streetcars that moved people and freight throughout the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver area. Th…

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Inkwells to Internet
21 Oct

Inkwells to Internet: A History of Burnaby Schools

Classrooms have certainly changed since Burnaby’s first students attended public school in 1894.

The growth and evolution of Burnaby’s school system has been captured in Inkwells to Internet: A Histo…

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