Terry Brine was born in New Westminster and grew up in Burnaby. He studied education at the university and upon graduation joined the successful family business. He was the third manager of this family business after his father and grandfather. The store existed for more than 100 years at its origin location. Terry shares his experience about the success, decline and revitalization of Columbia Street from its heyday as the “Miracle Mile” of the region until today. The interview provides information about the changes in the retail structure of New Westminster, the local business community and the local shopping and entertainment habits. Moreover, he shares his views about the city's waterfront and its relation to the downtown area.
Interview with Terry Brine
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