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150 Years of Vancouver History

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On July 1, Canada will be celebrating its sesquiscentennial or 150th anniversary of Confederation. To mark such an auspicious milestone, let’s travel back 150 years to look at all the milestones in Vancouver’s history that makes that city what it is … Continue reading


When Canada’s 20th Prime Minister Stayed at the Pan

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Source: CBC In anticipation of Canada’s 150th anniversary, we’re continuing our Canadian-themed Throw Back Thursday! Did you know that Jean Chrétien who served as Canada’s Prime Minister from 1993-2003, shares the same birthday as Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald? … Continue reading


When the King of One-Liners Stayed at the Pan

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“I’m doing everything I can…and stop calling me Shirley!” Although Canadian veteran comic actor, Leslie Nielsen, had an illustrious career, appearing in over 100 films, it was comedies such as Airplane!, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, … Continue reading


When the Great One Stayed at the Pan

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Photo credit: Kris Krug It’s Throwback Thursday, when we open our vaults to share with you our famous past guests. And since we’re celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary (or sesquicentennial) this year, we’re going to feature our famous Canadian guests in … Continue reading


Captain Sully Lands At The Pan

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It’s Throwback Thursday, when we open our vaults to share with you our famous past guests. Who can forget all those iconic images of US Airways flight 1549 making an emergency water landing on New York’s Hudson River? On January 15, … Continue reading


When The Prime Ministers Stayed At The Pan

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Photo credit: CBC It’s Throwback Thursday or #TBT if you prefer! Today, we open our vaults to share with you our famous past guests. In May of 1996, the Honourable Pierre Trudeau, Former Prime Minister of Canada, stayed at the … Continue reading


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