Places That Matter shares the lesser-known histories and stories of the people, places and events that have shaped Vancouver. Discover a site near you or share your story on our story form.

Join us on Saturday, October 1st at 12pm for plaque presentation #93: Seraphim “Joe” Fortes, at English Bay Beach. All are welcome.

In 2022, we celebrated two new Places that Matter plaques – #91: Militant Mothers of Raymur Pedestrian Bridge and #92: China Creek Bowls Skatepark.


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