Postview – February 2015 Issue

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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

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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

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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

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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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Postview – February 2014 Issue

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The show must go on, The show must go on, Inside my heart is breaking, My make-up may be flaking, But my smile still stays on. Queen, 1991. Brian May’s […]

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Postview – December 2013 issue

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It’s been another good year for the Vancouver Postcard Club under the leadership of Tim Woodland, Club President. As noted in Tim’s Annual Report on p.3, the Club has sponsored […]

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Postview – Sept 2013 issue

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Have you ever scratched your head at an unusually high price that a postcard has sold for on eBay? Sometimes you see a rather mundane view of a ship or […]

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Postview – May 2013 issue

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For postcard collectors across B.C., the Vancouver Postcard Show on Sunday 26th 2013 is the highlight of the collecting year. This year’s show, held as usual at the Hastings Community […]

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Postview – February 2013 Issue

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With Toronto under 30 cms of snow as we prepare this issue of Postview we can’t help mentioning how pretty the snowdrops and crocuses are looking in our front yard […]

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Postview – December 2012 Issue

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We are all too well aware that an “Annual General Meeting” often involves boring committee reports, interminable “points of order” and, more often than not, someone hogging the microphone to […]

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