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Places that Matter

Celebrating the people, places and events that tell the stories of Vancouver.

Places That Matter Community History Resource

The Places That Matter project has a new home! Places That Matter Community History Resource website

In 2021, Places That Matter celebrated its 10th anniversary year!

Vancouver Heritage Foundation was honoured to receive a 2019 City of Vancouver Heritage Award of Honour for Education and Awareness and a 2019 Heritage BC Award of Honour for Education and Awareness in relation to this project.

Militant Mother’s Day & ‘Raymur Pedestrian Bridge’ PTM Plaque Presentation

Saturday, May 7, 11am - 2pm
600 Raymur Ave, Vancouver

Join us at the Militant Mother's Day celebration from 11am - 2pm on Saturday, May 7. Come visit our tent and attend the 'Raymur Pedestrian Bridge - Militant Mothers' PTM plaque presentation at 12:45pm.

For more details, click the button above or email our Special Projects Manager at

Photo credit: Murray Bush

This project is made possible by the support of countless volunteers and project partners. Visit the thank you page to learn more!

Thank you

Places That Matter’s Site Selection Committee

John Atkin, Rebecca Bolwitt, Arabella Campbell, Marguerite Ford, Charles Gauthier, Michael Kluckner, Kamala Todd, Hal Wake, Catherine Wang and Bruce Watson

Learn more about the original nominations, sponsorship information and FAQs below:

Frequently Asked Questions

Plaque Sponsorship Agreement