This website is non-commercial, purely educational and enlightening. It is a library and museum in one - on the internet - for all to find and enjoy.
I have used many pictures and articles to produce biographies and to show some pictorial record of the period of time or person/station being written about.
Copyright laws in Canada are to be followed however some pictures are from old books, old websites, personal collections and no info has been filtered through a lawyer.
Anyone who wishes to have anything taken off this site –
and your request will be answered within 24 hours. It is not our intent to compete with anyone or any website or to offend anyone or any website/or repository.
Here are the people who contribute much to this website:
The Billy Browne Family
Mike Dixon Family
Gordie Rose and Susan Rose
Red and Carole Robinson
The late Peggy Hodgins
Mike Hall and the Bob Hall Family
The Diespecker Family
The Steve Woodman Family
The Carl Waiz Family
CKNW book publishers
Canadian Communications Foundation
BC Sports Hall of Fame
Jack Watson, SPARC
Vancouver City Archives
Chilliwack Museum & Historical Society
Vancouver Public Library
New Westminster Public Library
Victoria Public Library
Okanagan Regional LibraryPenticton Public Library
Okanagan Archives Trust Society
(websites and computer fixes)
This website is dedicated to
Maurice P. Finnerty who plucked me out of BCIT and made me a star,
Al Erdman, engineer at CJOR
and Jack Cullen of the Owl Prowl
who inspired me with the words
"to be a good historian you must steal a bit"