Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1886

Vancouver’s first election on May 3, 1886, was a wild affair, rife with labour unrest and racism. The favourite going into the election was Hastings Sawmill manager Richard Alexander, of Alexander Street fame. But a strike at Hastings Sawmill divided..click to read the rest of this article

1886 Vancouver City Council minutes

The Vancouver City Council minutes transcripts for 1886 are temporarily posted on the Global Civic Policy Society web site: the beginning of 1886 (first meeting was May 10) – click here you can use the <<previous button at the bottom..click to read the rest of this article