Links: Is Ioco really a Heritage Site?


Ioco townsite Port Moody

So the old Ioco townsite is slowly sliding back into the earth. The Port Moody Heritage Society are not happy with the way Imperial Oil, who owns the property, has been maintaining the property. Back in 2002 Ioco was designated a heritage conservation area, which says that Imperial Oil is in charge of maintaining the […]



Port Moody Heritage Tours: Flashback to the Past


Port Moody Station Museum Heritage House Tour

Do you remember Port Moody Mayor Mike Clay wearing shiny, golden tights on January 1st? Are you still searching for an explanation as to why these tights could have possibly been significant? Perhaps there is some historical significance to it? Something? Anything? Port Moody Heritage Tours Celebrate the City’s History This year, Heritage BC announced their theme for […]



Celebrate Heritage at Mackin House


Mackin House Museum Coquitlam

Mackin House, on the corner of Marmont and Brunette in Coquitlam, was originally built in 1909. Over the more than 100 years of its history, it has become a local landmark, and reminder of our heritage. This means it’s particularly appropriate that the historic house is now home to Mackin House Museum, operated by the […]



Port Moody and BC History


Today is BC Day! The holiday was created in 1974, primarily to give British Columbians a day off at the height of the summer. However, there is a happy coincidence because August 2, 1858 just happens to be the date when the mainland Colony of British Columbia was created. And so, in addition to enjoying […]



BC Heritage Gathered in Pictures


When most people think of touring around to look at historical buildings, it’s an activity we usually associate with a trip to Europe or the Middle East. What we sometimes forget is the breadth of the history that surrounds us everyday here in the Tri-Cities. For people like Bob Hare, history is all around us, […]

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