Videos

Click on the links in the list below to see historic footage, music videos and other events from the Encyclopedia of British Columbia.

 

ARTICLE VIDEO
Adams, Bryan Guy Bryan Adams sings "The Only Thing that Looks Good on Me Is You"
Avalanches Canadian artillery unit triggering an avalanche in Rogers Pass
Barrett, David Premier Dave Barrett's lasting legacy in British Columbia
BC Electric Railway Co BC Electric Co buses and trolleys in the 1950s
BC Ferry Corp Launch of the BC Ferry Coastal Celebration
BC Ferry Corp Launch of the innovative BC Ferry Salish Orca
BC Hydro and Power Authority How a BC Hydro dam turns water into electric power
BC Place Stadium Dome of BC Place Stadium being inflated (time-lapse footage)
Bear, Grizzly A grizzly bear roaming a hillside in the Selkirk Mountains
Bennett, William Andrew Cecil "W.A.C." Documentary on former B.C. premier W.A.C. Bennett
Bennett, William Andrew Cecil "W.A.C." W.A.C. Bennett on marketing B.C. hydroelectricity
Bennett, William Richards "Bill" Bill Bennett elected premier in 1975
British Empire and Commonwealth Games Landy–Bannister race at Empire Stadium during British Empire and Commonwealth Games, 1954
Chinese Vancouver apology to Chinese community for past racial discrimination
Clark, Glen David Premier Glen Clark's narrow win in the 1996 provincial election
Cruise Ship Industry Cruise ships docked at Victoria's Ogden Point terminal
Cunningham, Jimmy Scenic views of the Stanley Park seawall
Dosanjh, Ujjal Former NDP premier Ujjal Dosanjh's 2001 election campaign
Doukhobors A brief tour of the Doukhobor Discovery Centre in Castlegar, BC
Eagle Eagle swipes salmon bait from a boat in BC waters
Expo 86 Commercials for Expo 86
Fraser River Fraser River flood of 1948 (part 1)
Fraser River Fraser River flood of 1948 (part 2)
Fraser River Fraser River flood of 1948 (part 3)
Gaglardi, Philip Arthur W.A.C. Bennett and Phil Gaglardi accompany Princess Margaret in the opening of new Kelowna bridge
George, Dan (Teswahno) Chief Dan George on Canada's Centennial, 1967
Georgia Straight Dan McLeod on the origins of the Georgia Straight newspaper
Hansen, Rick Rick Hansen, the "Man in Motion," at the Great Wall of China
Harcourt, Michael Franklin "Mike" Michael Harcourt on negotiating First Nations treaties in BC
Heli-Logging Heli-logging in BC
High-Technology Industries UBC engineers advance wearable technology design
Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing Construction and subsequent collapse of the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing, June 17, 1958
Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing Workers on the bridge when it collapsed share their stories of survival
Japanese, Relocation of David Suzuki narrates a video on the internment of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War
Japanese, Relocation of Heritage Minute on the internment of Japanese Canadians in the Second World War
Komagata Maru News story about the 100th anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident
Lions Gate Bridge Film clip showing early stages of Lions Gate Bridge construction
Lions Gate Bridge Vintage film of workers assembling components of the Lions Gate Bridge
Lions Gate Bridge Colour footage depicting construction of the Lions Gate Bridge
Lions Gate Bridge Light traffic on the Lions Gate Bridge in the 1940s
Logging Narrated video on mechanization of logging
Logging Video on cutting down a massive cyprus tree in a BC forest
Logging Tug boats pulling log booms on the Fraser River
Logging Loading a logging truck in the forest
Logging West Coast logging in the 1970s
Logging Squamish Historical Society documentary on history of logging
Long Beach Long Beach at Tofino on Vancouver Island
McCrory, Colleen Colleen McCrory, Valhalla environmentalist
McLachlan, Sarah Sarah McLachlan sings "World on Fire" at the 2017 JUNO Awards
Moose Counting moose populations in the BC wildnerness
Nanaimo History of Nanaimo's harbour development
Nanaimo Digging into Nanaimo's coal mining past
Nisga'a An address by Joseph Gosnell, Sr., at the 1998 ceremony commemorating the initialing of the Nisga'a Treaty
Norris, Leonard Matheson "Len" Editorial cartoonist Len Norris on people and politics in BC
Pattison, James Allen "Jimmy" Businessman Jimmy Pattison boosts prospects for a successful Expo 86
Pattison, James Allen "Jimmy" 2018 UBC President's Medal of Excellence winner Jimmy Pattison offers some basic business advice
Persky, Stan Stan Persky in a panel discussion about the role of public libraries
Persky, Stan Stan Persky discusses BC politics with journalist Jack Webster (56:40)
Persky, Stan A young Stan Persky talks about publishing creative works (7:15) Grainy B&W video
Ripple Rock UK newsreel story about the demolition of Ripple Roc in 1958
Rocky Mountains Photographing BC's Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park
Salmon Canning Vintage film clip on catching and processing salmon at a cannery in Namu, BC
Sasquatch News story about unconfirmed sightings of the elusive sasquatch creature in the BC wilderness
Stanley Park Views of Stanley Park's natural beauty and recreational attractions
Steelhead Steelhead struggling to swim upstream in Stoney Creek, Burnaby, BC
Vancouver Downtown Vancouver, 1907
Vander Zalm, Wilhelmus Nicholaas Theodore Maria Jr (William) "Bill" Former premier Bill Vander Zalm offers his take on the Fantasy Gardens controversy
Vickers, Roy Henry Roy Vickers talks candidly about the healing power of art
Vickers, Roy Henry View Roy Vickers art works and exhibits in his Tofino gallery
Victoria 1936 colour tourism film for Victoria, BC
Victoria Downtown Victoria in 1907 showing Empress Hotel construction (with some Vancouver scenes)
Webster, John Edgar "Jack" Highlights of Jack Webster's popular interview show
Whistler A brief history of the resort community of Whistler