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From Tow Canada Every Tower Has A Story (Or Ten)


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By Sarah Bruce Illustrations by John Crossen What do the Gastown riots, a woman in labour, and holding up

burning buildings have in common? They make for great towing stories nearly fifty years later....


Vancouver, B.C. was a different place back in the 1970s. The city was a hub for miners and loggers returning home from camp. When they got home, a lot of them would take their paycheques right to the bars and spend the weekend living it up, sometimes leaving their cars parked illegally.


That is when the towers came in to do their job.


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