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January 2014

On Saturday morning Mrs. Nellie McClung1 arrived at Oyama, and was the guest of Dr Irvine and the Misses Irvine. We are indebted to the Misses Irving for their kindness in giving an “at home” and allowing all who wished... [Continue Reading]

Sometime British Columbian resident Major Charles Sydney Goldman, a “self-made” man, was caricatured by Spy (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair in January 28th, 1904. One hundred and ten years later, an exhibit and discussion featuring this historic figure will be... [Continue Reading]

The Lake Country Museum and Archives, in partnership with the Lake Country Art Gallery and art community, has been awarded funding through the BC Arts Council to document the history and contribution of local artists. Lake Country is home to... [Continue Reading]

Recently Canada Post announced extensive changes to the Canadian mail system, specifically by introducing more community mail boxes. For we older folk, those community mailboxes hearken back to historic mail services. Winfield’s first official post office was named Alvaston by the... [Continue Reading]