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What if you are entitled to a British State Pension and don’t know?

If you worked in Britain, even for a short period of time, you may be entitled to a British State Pension. You may also be eligible to back pay premiums, which will increase the pension you receive when you reach pensionable age. The Canadian Alliance of British Pensioners (CABP) will help you determine if you qualifyRead Full Story

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Austin A40 Somerset

Austins overboard in Vancouver Harbour!

Beginning in 1932, Vancouver-based Fred Deeley Motors was the distributor for Austin cars in the province of British Columbia. In the late 1940s, when Austin was about to release its brand-new Devon A40 equipped with an economical 1200cc four-cylinder overhead valve engine coupled to a four-speed transmission, Deeley convinced the manufacturer to build a left-hand-driveRead Full Story

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Pick the AJAC category winners and Win a $50 Shell Gift Card and tickets to the 2020 Vancouver ABFM

Send us your Best Pick in each AJAC category finalist listing below, for a draw to win a $50 Shell Gift Card and 2 tickets to the 2020 Vancouver ABFM at VanDusen Garden. Email to jstewart@westerndriver.com with subject header: AJAC Picks Contest closes midnight January 15, 2020. Winner announced on Friday, January 17, 2020 TheRead Full Story

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Vancouver ABFM celebrates a different kind of Horsepower

A few weeks before the Vancouver ABFM, British cars will celebrate Horsepower of a different kind, when vintage cars will join thousands at Hasting Race Track to celebrate the track’s 130th anniversary on Saturday May 4. Those joining the festivities can enjoy a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby, awesome entertainment, giveaways, food trucks, andRead Full Story

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Vancouver painter Michael Stockdale puts the finishing touches on this year's official poster artwork entitled "Going to the Show."

Official artwork for 2018 Vancouver British classic car show unveiled

Celebrated Vancouver painter Michael Stockdale was commissioned by the Vancouver ABFM event organizers to paint this year’s official event poster. The artwork entitled Going to the Show measures 12″ x 16″ and uses acrylic paint on stretched canvas. It depicts an Austin Healey Bug Eye Sprite being passed by a Jaguar XK120 with a LotusRead Full Story

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2018 ABFM Metal Dash Plaque.

All-British Classics at VanDusen, Saturday May 19, 2018, Vancouver, Canada

UPDATED: January 17, 2018 Dubbed The Greatest Show on British Wheels, Vancouver All British Field Meet (ABFM 2018) celebrating 33 years, will make its way to the magnificent venue at VanDusen Botanical Garden on British Columbia’s Victoria Day weekend. Western Canada’s largest collection of 500-plus British-built cars and motorcycles will be displayed in 60 classesRead Full Story

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2017 Best Brit Sports Car: Austin-Healey 3000, a close winner over Jaguar XK150

The votes have been tallied on this year’s Vancouver All British Classic Car Show’s campaign to determine the most popular British sports car and the winner by only nine (9) votes is the beautiful Austin-Healey 3000. Second was Jaguar’s XK150 model and third, with 30 votes short of the Austin-Healey, was the very nimble SunbeamRead Full Story

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2017 Vancouver ABFM signed, original, official event painting by Michael Stockdale is available for purchase. Enquiries, contact pstewart@westerndriver.com.

2017 Official Vancouver ABFM show painting & poster art

Vancouver ABFM official artist in residence Michael Stockdale brings his considerable creative talent to the creation of the 2017 official event poster artwork. The official poster artwork is derived from Stockdale’s 12” x 16” signed, unframed, acrylic painting presented on stretched canvas, which reflects his intimate knowledge and love of vintage and classic cars. TitledRead Full Story

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2017 ABFM

All Brit Classics at VanDusen Saturday May 20, 2017

Dubbed The Greatest Show on British Wheels—the Vancouver All British Field Meet (ABFM 2017)—celebrating 32 years will make its way to the magnificent VanDusen Botanical Garden venue on the appropriate Victoria Day weekend—Saturday May 20, 2017—where the largest collection of 500-plus British-built classic cars and motorcycles will be displayed in 62 classes to the generalRead Full Story

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