In this image, dated 1945, Invermere residents gather to examine armoured army vehicles in town as part of a Victory Loan Drive. The Canadian government conducted 10 such drives during the war to promote victory bonds, special government bonds sold to raise funds to cover war costs. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A498) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

In this image, dated 1945, Invermere residents gather to examine armoured army vehicles in town as part of a Victory Loan Drive. The Canadian government conducted 10 such drives during the war to promote victory bonds, special government bonds sold to raise funds to cover war costs. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A498) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society