It’s All There in Black and White: Canada’s First Female Governor General

Pop quiz. What trailblazing woman became Canada’s first female governor general? Two hints: 1) she served from 1984 to 1990, 2) she visited the Comox Valley 30 years ago this month. Not sure? Check out the coverage of her visit that appeared in the October 14th edition of the Comox District Free Press.

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With legacy support from the Bickle Family and the Comox Valley Echo.

It’s All There in Black and White: The Giant Yellow “Banana”

The giant yellow “banana” that graced the Fifth Street and Cliffe Avenue intersection made its’ appearance forty years ago to mixed reviews. But what a fun opportunity for newspaper headline wordplay! Check out what all the fuss was about in this article from the July 20, 1977 Comox District Free Press.

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It’s All There in Black and White: Television 1971

What television programs would you have been watching in 1971? With a whopping seven channels to choose from you could go with The Pig and Whistle on Monday night and Marcus Welby, M.D. on Tuesday. This schedule from the Comox District Free Press of February 10 provides a real entertainment flashback for those who recall TV before the advent of remotes.

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With legacy support from the Bickle Family and the Comox Valley Echo.