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Time Travel, Timelines, and a Timely Topic: Pemberton Memorial Operating Room

By |2022-02-08T21:12:21+00:00February 8th, 2022|Historical Vancouver Island, Victoria|

I think we can all agree that, given the hypothetical choice, we would most definitely prefer to have an operation done in 2022 as opposed to 1822. But is that fear warranted, or are

Women and War: Women and their Service during the First World War

By |2021-11-22T23:10:57+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Educational, Historical Vancouver Island, Remembrance Day|

As our logo says, Pemberton Holmes was established in 1887. This date has given the family-run company time to not only amass an extensive history, but also to grow an archive of materials that

What’s Happening on Salt Spring Island?

By |2019-04-08T19:33:43+00:00June 15th, 2018|Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods|

Did you know Salt Spring Island has been a hot vacation spot for years? If you didn’t, it might be time to plan a trip to the gorgeous island. Located in the Salish Sea between Vancouver

Thoughts During the Week of Commemoration of Vimy – April 2017

By |2018-06-01T18:29:33+00:00April 12th, 2017|Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Pemberton Holmes in the News, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|

As we commemorate a centenary of Canada’s coming of age at Vimy, in the midst of WW1, one of the more poignant thoughts that dominates the mind, sometimes missed, is the effect on those left

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