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Vancouver Activism: Vancouver and too.a Century

vancouver activism: And even the odd riot, too.A century's worth of that political history plays out beginning Thursday, Sept. 28 as part of a new exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver called City on Edge A Century of Vancouver Activism, according to Vancouver Courier. Spanning events from 1907 to present day, the exhibit consists of 650 photographs taken from the archives of the Vancouver Sun and Province. Indeed, Vancouverites love a good protest. I tried to represent the broadest possible spectrum of protests from people on both sides of issues there are protests by women for abortion and against abortion, there are picketers picketing picketers, said exhibit co-curator Kate Bird, a retired Pacific News Group librarian. It's an extension of Bird's 2016 book Vancouver in the Seventies, though the exhibit follows themes labour, social justice and riots, for example rather than the chronological style found in Bird's book. The exhibit consists of still photos, videos, projections and the unmistakable sound of protest voices, drums, chants, explosions and rallying cries. ( As reported in the news.