The Story of the Coast Salish Knitters
Combining the ancient wool-working traditions of the Coast Salish people and knitting techniques of English and Scottish settlers, Cowichan sweaters have become a symbol of Canadas West Coast. This is the story of the people who make them.
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Life in Stills
At the age of 96, Miriam Weissenstein never imagined that she would be facing a new chapter in her life. But when The Photo House - her late husband Rudi’s life’s work - was destined for...
Raising Big Blue
The story of the how the blue whale skeleton displayed at UBC's Beaty Biodiversity Museum came to be and the struggles behind locating, excavating and transporting it.
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The Hollow Tree
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Sex & Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau
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Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia
The stories of ordinary people who played extraordinary roles in the building of our province.
The Genius of Carl Fabergé
Carl Fabergé's jeweled eggs, made for the last tsars of Russia, are some of the most sought-after treasures in the world. Symbolic of a last hurrah for Imperial Russia...
Gloria & Me
Diagnosed with ALS, Gloria Taylor spent what would be the last year of her life fighting a very public battle for the right to die with dignity. Gloria was at the centre of a successful BC...