“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.
A sculpture by US artist Janet Echelman at the Speed Skating Oval in Richmond, British Columbia
A view of the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia, Canada.
Russell Ward enthuses about the vibes of Vancouver!
How to cope with a life-changing move of going overseas.
Fly over the magnificent Niagara Falls in a helicopter!