Federal apology for Komagata Maru. Last week the federal government finally made an apology for the racist policies and subsequent events of May 23, 1914, when 376 passengersof the Komagata Maru were denied entry to Canada. The BC government issued a formal apology in 2008…
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Lovely – had no idea these were part of the lilac family. Today’s “fun fact” !
Linda A Brown said:
What a beautiful picture of the lilacs with the Adelphi in the background.
Kim Leclair said:
Sad story about the lilacs behind the Work BC building: last summer, during landscaping renovations, all but 1 of the Bill Vander Zalm lilacs were ripped out and taken to the dump. They had, after a few years, grown into lovely dwarf bushes – as seen in the photo – but the bed where they were take out of remains dirt… Just one of the several stories of lilacs put in then ripped out, around town.