Our Mission

The mandate of the West Vancouver Historical Society as approved by membership at the May 20, 2015 Annual General Meeting is to:

  • Promote awareness of the history and development of West Vancouver

  • Foster an appreciation of West Vancouver’s past

  • Encourage community participation in celebrating West Vancouver’s history

  • Use a variety of methods to tell the story of West Vancouver and members of the community both past and present.

What We Do

  • Organizes and presents a Speaker Series 3 times per year

  • Organizes an annual social event (Barbecue) for members and friends to engage

  • Publishes a newsletter – West Vancouver Memories – 4 times per year that highlights West Vancouver history and upcoming events

  • Publishes and/or sponsors new books, publications and web-based historical projects

  • Supports initiatives of the West Vancouver Art Museum, West Vancouver Memorial Library and West Vancouver Archives and facilitates projects, including an oral history project, to capture, preserve and promote historical stories.