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Praise for Burrard Inlet

"This fine work by Armitage - who previously wrote an important history of the Howe Sound-Whistler area - adds even more to our understanding of how British Columbia became what it is today."
-Dave Obee, Victoria Times-Colonist

"Armitage is known for her attention to detail . . . A noteworthy addition to North Shore history."
-North Shore News

"When Vancouverites speak of a picture-postcard view, they mean the North Shore mountains and Burrard Inlet. Doreen Armitage unfurls the prehistory and history of these 115 square kilometres of water. Her style is quiet and textbook-like, but her research packs a punch. Did you know that the name originally given to Point Grey was Noon Breakfast Point? That Capt. George Vancouver named Burrard Inlet after his naval friend Sir Harry Burrard, who pronounced it with the stress on the first syllable? That a Scot named George Black ran an abattoir on False Creek in the 1870s and kept his pet bear chained outside? Get your surprising historical facts here."
-Rebecca Wigod, Vancouver Sun