Blog: Pacific Coast

Canadian Heritage is Disappearing: No-one Seems to Care

A critical look at our fast disappearing heritage. There seems little we can do to stop it. We must record as much as we can while we can any way we can.

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SS Beaver ruled the Pacific Northwest Coast for 34 years

The Beaver side-wheeler, the first steamship off the coast of British Columbia. On June 18, 1836, the Hudson’s Bay Company ship Beaver, the first steamship to travel on Puget Sound, departed Fort Vancouver for her first journey up the Pacific Northwest coast. To quote the Victoria News, “The coast of British Columbia has been a maritime highway for […]

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