Cecil Meares was part of Robert Falcon Scott's crew when he attemped to be the first to reach the South Pole in 1911-12. Meares was the chief dog handler and records of Scott's Antarctica expedition are found at the Royal BC Museum.

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Royal BC Museum: This Week in History

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The Royal BC Museum and CHEK News present This Week in History, a 26 episode series highlighting the milestones that have shaped British Columbia. From the signing of the treaty that created BC 154 years ago to the present, each week, a new story will…


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The Royal BC Museum and CHEK News present This Week in History, a 26 episode series highlighting the milestones that have shaped British Columbia. From the signing of the treaty that created BC 154 years ago to the present, each week, a new story will showcase our rich heritage and some of the rarely seen artifacts found in the collections of the museum and archives.

All videos copyright: CHEK News and the Royal BC Museum.

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