Hands up: anyone else feeling a little deflated by 2020?
With half of a year already surrendered to COVID-19, and Canada Day just around the corner, we wanted to pause and reflect on the ways British Columbians have come together in celebration over the decades.
Because this year we’ve missed out on so many of the kinds of events that bring joy and ceremony to our lives: weddings, funerals, and festivals; games, graduations, and grand openings.
So in these strange and socially distanced days, here’s a little reminder of celebrations past, courtesy of Royal BC Museum archivist Kate Heikkila.
We’ve done it before.
We’ll do it again.
And won’t that be something to celebrate?
Did you know? You can visit BC Archives to do your own online image search!