Labour leader Frank Rogers was killed by CPR police while picketing at the docks, becoming the movement's first martyr in British Columbia.
Following a lull in the 1920s, the strike wave peaked in 1935 when unemployed men flooded the city to protest conditions in the relief camps run by the military in remote areas throughout the province.
Clockwise from top: Downtown Vancouver as seen from above False Creek, The University of British Columbia, Lions Gate Bridge, a view from the Granville Street Bridge, Burrard Bridge, The Millennium Gate (Chinatown), and totem poles in Stanley Park) is a coastal seaport city in Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
The mill's central role in the city waned after the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) in the 1880s.
In 2014, following thirty years in California, the TED conference made Vancouver its indefinite home.
Several matches of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup were played in Vancouver, including the final at BC Place.
It was quickly followed by mills owned by Captain Edward Stamp on the south shore of the inlet.
Stamp, who had begun logging in the Port Alberni area, first attempted to run a mill at Brockton Point, but difficult currents and reefs forced the relocation of the operation in 1867 to a point near the foot of Dunlevy Street.