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Canada’s 150th Birthday – Special Issue of Postview

By on January 21st

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation in 1867 and we thought our readers would enjoy the opportunity to celebrate this event through postcards. Philip Francis returns as Guest […]

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Happy New Year to all!

By on December 31st

Vintage postcard courtesy of Dave on Flickr, (CC BY-ND 2.0). Warm wishes for all the best in 2017 from the Vancouver Postcard Club!  Our latest Club newsletter, Postview (Nov-Oct 2016), is free […]

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Postview – March 2016

By on April 2nd

A view from Robert Sandilands current exhibit at the City of Vancouver Archives, Postcard Views. The latest edition of the Vancouver Postcard Club’s Postview newsletter for March 2016 is available […]

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Postview – December 2015 issue

By on December 21st

The December newsletter has been posted; it’s laden with Christmas greetings, and the latest round of news from the club. This month’s BC biography features John Henry Powell, whose career […]

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Postview September 2015

By on September 16th

What’s New? Club members Jason Vanderhill and M. Diane Rogers are taking on looking after the Vancouver Postcard Club website and Newsletter and have plans to promote the Club more. If you have ideas, articles […]

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Postview – May 2015 issue

By on May 14th

We have lost several key figures from the Vancouver postcard collecting scene in recent years – Abe Charkow, Chris McGregor, Fred Thirkell, Albert Tanner, to name a few. It was […]

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Postview – February 2015 Issue

By on February 10th

A Hundred Years Ago – by Philip Francis – I had the privilege recently of attending a memorial service for a remarkable pioneer of the Canadian nursing profession. Verna Splane […]

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Postview – December 2014 Issue

By on December 13th

In our last issue, we highlighted the important role played by postcards in shaping public attitudes in 1914. A hundred years before Twitter and Instagram, postcards also played a significant […]

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Postview – September 2014 Issue

By on August 20th

We have read much in recent weeks about how a distinctive Canadian national identity was forged on the battlefields of Europe in WWI. As we know, the courage, heroism and […]

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Postview – May 2014 Issue

By on May 12th

For postcard collectors in British Columbia the long winter wait is almost over. The annual Paper Collectibles Show & Sale, presented by the Vancouver Postcard Club, will be held on […]

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