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Vancouver live : Centennial highlights

Item is a videocassette containing twelve clips of ‘Centennial Highlights’, broadcast on VU13’s ‘Vancouver Live’. Each short segment is on a different subject and presented by a different presenter.

00:00-01:47, Clip 1: ‘Intro - 100 yrs old’ (Presenter: Laurier LaPierre)
01:53-03:15, Clip 2: ‘Van Horne - Railway Terminus’ (Presenter: Douglas Miller)
03:16-04:46, Clip 3: ‘The Big Fire’ (Presenter: Bob Spence)
04:53-06:15, Clip 4: ‘9 O’Clock Gun’ (Presenter: Rick Forchuk)
06:18-07:37, Clip 5: ‘First City Council & City Hall’ (Presenter: David Kincaid)
07:39-09:13, Clip 6: ‘Joe Fortes’ (Presenter: Linden Soles)
09:19-11:05, Clip 7: ‘”Komagata Maru”’ (Presenter: Doriana Temolo)
11:08-12:30, Clip 8: ‘(Same as #2, different Host)’ (See Clip 2)
12:33-13:55, Clip 9: ‘Troops leave Vancouver to Fight’ (Presenter: Ted Friend)
13:56-15:33, Clip 10: ‘Orpheum Theatre’ (Presenter: Wayne Cox)
15:36-17:22, Clip 11: ‘Lions Gate Bridge’ (Presenter: Maria LeRose)
17:27-19:04, Clip 12: ‘Pier D burns’ (Presenter: Chris Hebb)

Clip 8 is the same as Clip 2, including the presenter, contrary to the supplied information in the clip title.

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Vancouver Centennial Commission sports program photographs [album]

File consists of photographs and some ephemeral material, such as pamphlets, invitations, and programs, relating to Centennial sports and recreational events that were arranged into a photograph album.
Includes photographs and ephemera relating to the following events:

  • [Tillicum dropping the puck at a hockey event with Canuck Stan Smyl and a Calgary Flame player] (2011-010.1582)
  • Provincial Girls Curling Championships, February 12-16 (2011-010.1583 to 2011-010.1584)
  • High School Provincial Tennis Table Championships, February 28-March 1 (2011-010.1585)
  • Centennial Skateboard Competition, March 31-April 3 (2011-010.1586 to 2011-010.1587)
  • Kerrisdale / Point Grey Pee Wee Ice Hockey Tournament, March 28-31 (2011-010.1588 to 2011-010.1590)
  • Western Division Synchronized Swimming Championship (2011-010.1591)
  • [The Blush is Beautiful Ski to Sea Relay Race, April 15] (2011-010.1592 to 2011-010.1593)
  • B.C. Masters Swimming Championship, April 19-20 (2011-010.1594)
  • Vancouver Oldtimers Ice Hockey Tournament, April 25-May 7 (2011-010.1595 to 2011-010.1596)
  • National Masters Badminton Championships, April 30 to May 3 (2011-010.1597)
  • Dive Canada International, May 2-4 (2011-010.1598 to 2011-010.1599)
  • Canada Squash Championships, May 1-6 (2011-010.1600)
  • Ethnic Communities Volleyball Tournament, May 5-June 11 (2011-010.1601 to 2011-010.1602)
  • Centennial Handicap, May 11 (2011-010.1603 to 2011-010.1605)
  • Centennial Rugby Festival, May 11-13 (2011-010.1606 to 2011-010.1607)
  • Canadian Weightlifting Championships, May 17-18 (2011-010.1608)
  • Run for Light, May 30 (2011-010.1609 to 2011-010.1610)
  • Okanagan Express Relay Race, June 6-8 (2011-010.1611 to 2011-010.1614)
  • Centennial Mixed Pairs Lawn Bowling Championship, June 10-August 26 (2011-010.1615 to 2011-010.1616)
  • Harry Jerome Track Classic, June 10 (2011-010.1617 to 2011-010.1618); Vancouver Centennial Women's Golf Tournament, June 12 (2011-010.1619 to 2011-010.1620)
  • Southlands Summer Show '86, June 20-22 (2011-010.1621 to 2011-010.1624)
  • Super Socco Youth Basketball Tournament, June 24 to 28 (2011-010.1625 to 2011-010.1627)
  • Vancouver Clay Court Tennis Championships, July 14-19 (2011-010.1628 to 2011-010.1630)
  • Centennial 'Best Ever' Field Hockey Tournament, July 19-20 (2011-010.1631 to 2011-010.1633)
  • BC Lions Centennial Salute, July 19 (2011-010.1634 to 2011-010.1636)
  • Canadians Centennial Night, July 22 (2011-010.1637 to 2011-010.1639)
  • West Indian Reunion, July 21-26 (2011-010.1640 to 2011-010.1642)
  • Sports Action program, July 23 to September 2 (2011-010.1643 to 2011-010.1645)
  • Vancouver Centennial Triathlon, July 26 (2011-010.1646 to 2011-010.1648)
  • Goldie Oldie Netball Festival, July 27-August 2 (2011-010.1649 to 2011-010.1651)
  • Canadian Slowpitch Championship for the Deaf, July 31- August 31 (2011-010.1652 to 2011-010.1654)
  • Bison Baseball Provincial Championship, August 1-4 (2011-010.1655)
  • International Practical Shooting Championships, August 2-9 (2011-010.1656)
  • National Horseshoe Pitching Championships, August 8-10 (2011-010.1657)
  • IYRU World Women's Sailing Championships, August 16-22 (2011-010.1658 to 2011-010.1659)
  • Canadian Lawnbowling Championships, August 17-22 (2011-010.1660)
  • National Women's Softball Championships, August 19-25 (2011-010.1661 to 2011-010.1663)
  • Centennial Slowpitch (DEL) Tournament, September 12-14 (2011-010.1664 to 2011-010.1666)
  • World Veterans Road Running Championships, October 4-5 (2011-010.1667 to 2011-010.1668)
  • Arts 20 Relay Race, October 23 (2011-010.1669 to 2011-010.1672)

Ephemeral items have been assigned item numbers 2011-010.1830 to 2011-010.1833.

1958 : A year to remember

Item is a film containing highlights of British Columbia's centennial year in Vancouver. Includes shots of an antique car parade, a tall ship at dock, naval vessels, street decorations in Vancouver, Chinese Freemasons parade (with drill team, dragon dance, etc.), a powwow, horse racing at Exhibition Park, PNE parade, and the last of the region's interurban streetcars. Film also includes footage showing the aftermath of the Second Narrows Bridge collapse.

Centennial event posters

File contains posters for:

  • New Star Books "Working Lives"
  • Arts '20 VGH to UBC relay
  • Blush is Beautiful Ski to Sea relay
  • "Presenza Italiana A Vancouver" display at the Italian Cultural Centre
  • Lorita Leung Dance Association presentation of "Gold Mountain" at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
  • Vancouver Centennial Fiction Festival at Isadora's on Granville Island
  • Scandinavian Festival at Vanier Park
  • CMC (Canadian Music Competitions inc.) National Finals and Gala Concert
  • Latin American Cultural Festival at John Henry Park
  • Marathon Canoe Racing National Championships/Vancouver Voyageur Challenge
  • Limited Edition Official Commemorative Medallions
  • The Vancouver Reading, Vancouver Poetry at Amiga Studio Theatre
  • Neighbourhood Images: a very special city wide Centennial photo contest
  • Artwalk: a view through windows
  • In Transition: postwar photography in Vancouver at Presentation House
  • Presentation House Gallery: gala openings
  • Gala Underground presents Ken Bayfield, Happy Trails Theatre Co, Shannon McManus
  • Vancouver Centennial Triathalon
  • Vancouver Centennial Hickory Golf Classic
  • Nanaimo Bathtub Race
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