On April 6, 2011, the city of Vancouver turned 125. We at CBC took stock of the city and looked at our history, from the great fire of 1886 to the 2010 Olympics. And, we reflected: What have we done right? What can we do better? What's next?
Going back in time
In this interactive video timeline, watch some of Vancouver's most notable events from 1886 - 2010 from our CBC Vancouver Archives. (Flash player required.)
History of our city's neighbourhoods
Starting on January 17, 2011, to celebrate Vancouver's 125th birthday CBC's Tim Weekes explores the history and making of Vancouver. This special series can also be seen on television on CBC News Vancouver.
This free mobile app allows you to experience Vancouver's history through the CBC Archives. From Vancouver's first major protests and riots, to royal visits, to Olympic celebrations. The videos stretch back to Vancouver's incorporation 125 years ago, and take you to the present day. Use the Map to show where the events took place, and explore your history.
For the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
Vancouver 125 (1886-2011)
"In 1886, the Town of Granville is incorporated as the City of Vancouver. On June 13, the city, with a population of about 1,000 people, is burned to the ground in less than 30 minutes. Rebuilding of the city begins within days."
Explore Vancouver's neighbourhoods, and its history, with CBC Radio One.
In Vancouver Moments, CBC's Kathryn Marlow looks back at some of the memorable and quirky moments of the past 125 years.
Hometown humourist and author Charles Demers is celebrating Vancouver's 125 birthday! And he's doing it with a no-holds-barred look at some of Lotusland's more well known neighbourhoods.