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Author Murray Watson with his book front cover on T-shirt

Privileged information reveals expats were asked to be spies

"Interviewees’ testimonies bring historical interpretations to life. Recorded life stories are intensely private, often funny, and occasionally heartbreaking. Many of the English-born immigrant interviewees with whom we spent time talked frankly about their fears, expectations, and family separation anxieties." Author Murray Watson looks at some of the rich data—and some of the surprises!—that social historians can unearth when they ask people to tell their own story.

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Water Sky Garden, a scuplture by Janet Echelman

Water Sky Garden

A sculpture by US artist Janet Echelman at the Speed Skating Oval in Richmond, British Columbia

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Out in the Rockies

A view of the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia, Canada.

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Vancouver skyline (Photo: Thom Quine)

That Vancouver Vibe – my experience moving to Van City

Russell Ward enthuses about the vibes of Vancouver!

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First things first – your big move overseas

How to cope with a life-changing move of going overseas.

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