Dominion Provincial Youth Training Centre

1970s: Signs of the Times

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BC Ferries in the 1970s served rich, steaming clam chowder to customers for 55 cents. You could get a coffee to go with it for 15 cents. Jellied fruit for dessert, anyone? 35 cents.
Menu circa 1970
Menu courtesy of Nanaimo Community Archives


The Diner's Rendez-Vous, circa 1970
Postcard image courtesy of Nanaimo Community Archives


"Have you calculated on these Sears values?" advertisement


Dairy Queen advertisement


P"Great Buys are at K&R!" advertisement


"Kentucky Fried Chicken" advertisement


"Little John Discount Stores" advertisement


"The Pop Shoppe" advertisement