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NEW WORKS: Stanley Park Seawall by Amanda Jones

The vision for the seawall in Stanley Park was conceived 100 years ago and took over 60 years to construct. Today the 8.8 km seawall around the Park is the most popular recreation spot in the City of Vancouver. The … Continue reading

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HISTORIC TRUST: Aviation history to stay in Langley

Flight Museum plans for new site A new Museum could be built adjacent to the Langley Airport The Canadian Museum of Flight is hoping a new site will allow it to display more of its collection of vintage and restored … Continue reading

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GALLERY SPIRIT: Christmas at the B.C. Gallery

Best Wishes, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Good Health to all in the New Year.

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COMFORT GIFTS: Holiday shopping at the Gallery

This Christmas give the gift of art from the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Choose something unique, original and hand crafted: jewelry by Susan Rind; pottery by Daphne Scaman and Beverly Lawrence; comfort cats by Margo Harrison; or a painting or … Continue reading

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PEOPLE MATTER: Doris Blair, a community leader

Doris Jean Blair. May 1, 1919 – November 6, 2014. Doris Blair passed away peacefully at 95 years of age. She was predeceased by her beloved husband and former Langley Township Mayor W.C. (Bill) Blair (1985). She lived on Lulu … Continue reading

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CONSERVATION MATTERS: See wildlife works by W. Allan Hancock

W. Allan Hancock’s new wildlife paintings are now showing at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. The Pacific Salmon Foundation chose Allan’s painting “Rapid Approach – Chum Salmon & Grizzly,” for the 2014 Salmon Conservation Stamp! The stamp is featured on … Continue reading

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Election 2014: Campaign Trail runs through village

Today the Studio Room at the Gallery served as the meet and greet centre for one of the hopefuls in this year’s upcoming municipal election. Blair Whitmarsh (blairwhitmarsh.com) spent the afternoon meeting and discussing municipal issues with residents in Fort … Continue reading

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