Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Golden, BC

Have you ever thought about the number of times in a month you go to the bank? With cash machines all over the place, banking by phone and my personal favorite, by computer we seldom have to actually face a teller anymore. But it is still an option that we have that they didn’t have…

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Rogers Pass Snow Slide 1899

We have managed over the last 100 years to learn how to cause humankind to live longer. We have antibiotics to combat infection and pneumonia, two of the most common killers of yesteryear. Seldom do people die any longer from scarlet fever or the chickenpox. But the killers that we haven’t figured out yet how…

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Edelweiss Swiss Village

Shortly after the first trains of the C.P.R. crossed the mountains on their long haul to the Pacific Coast, reports of jagged peaks and unclimbed summits began to bring mountaineers to this vast new challenging area. Since trails were non-existent and accommodation meagre it was not log before hotels were constricted at Lake Louise, Field…

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