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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

MISSION MOMENTS: Coming of Commuter Rail


Film & video History & heritage Storytelling
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Mission, BC



Offered in English.

Offers closed captioning or subtitles.


After years of delays and negotiations between the three levels of government and Canadian Pacific Railway, Premier Mike Harcourt pledged on May 18th, 1994 to build a commuter rail service linking Mission with downtown Vancouver. One minute in length, this video features the story of commuter rail coming to Mission, including the celebrations held to mark this milestone in the community’s and province’s history.



Mission Community Archives

The Archives serves local residents and the global community by acquiring, preserving, maintaining, documenting and making available for public research records of archival value to the City of Mission and the Fraser Valley Regional District Electoral Areas. Archivist Val Billesberger believes that key to carrying out to archives' mandate is to engage the public by showcasing Mission’s storied past through its online presence, public programs and community partnerships.

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Mission Celebration of Arts & Culture

City of Mission Mission, BC

The City of Mission invites you to participate in our Culture Days celebration! Events will be happening throughout the city including 1st Avenue, Fraser Valley Regional Library branch, Mission Archives, Mission Museum, and the Clarke Found...