Columbia Cemetery - Rossland, British Columbia - British Columbia Heritage Markers on Waymarking.com
www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMG4EK_Columbia_Cemetery_Rossland_British_Columbia This is the first time I have come across the waymarking site. It give a good, snappy history of Columbia Cemetery of British Columbia.
Qartz glass can preserve data for millions of years, Hitachi says: Material is water and weatherproof www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2013/01/07/quartz-data-storage.html The CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) is carrying a story which says that there is a quartz glass wafer that could preserve information forever –
St. Boniface Cathedral given heritage status www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/story/2013/01/08/mb-st-boniface-cathedral-heritage-status-winnipeg.html The iconic St. Boniface Cathedral in Manitoba is given heritage status.
Escape to Gold Mountain: A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America www.umanitoba.ca/cm/vol19/no18/escapetogoldmountain.html Learn about the cross-migration between the U.S. and Canada, during the 1800s up until 1947, of the Chinese.
Debate on Morse's Tea building paint job boils over: Lettering on Morse's Tea building was painted over in October www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2013/01/12/ns-morse-tea-paint-city-council.html CBC Halifax reports that the owner of Morse’s Tea building in Halifax recently had the lettering painted over causing heritage people to complain that he never thought of the history of the place before it was painted.
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