Ahier, Lisa SoBo

SOBO is sophisticated and bohemian

Tofino-based Lisa Ahier has received a 2015 Gourmand Award for best book by a female chef in Canada for her SOBO cookbook.  FULL STORY

Filtreau, fabienne and jill Wigjore

Second cousins and "Stone women" Fabienne Filtreau and Gillian Wigmore both have new books.


The Family Stone, Vanderhoof style

In Northern B.C., female descendants of Susan and Ross Stone, a Vanderhoof physician, are known as Stone women.

Stone women are connected through summers spent at the family cabin under the shadow of Mount Pope, at Stones Bay on Stuart Lake. FULL STORY

Landmarks, Singh, Mary Lou Alan Yosef Mary Nicol

Lamp Post Lit

This ongoing project was kickstarted by the vision of poet and philanthropist Yosef Wosk and spearheaded by the city’s Chief… FULL STORY

Dauncey, Guy bamboo horizontal

A better world is possible

Instead of dystopianism, the Victoria futurist wants to encourage people to imagine bold solutions to environmental challenges. On its way… FULL STORY

Braches, Fred by Guillermo Garcia

Getting the goods on Godwin

Fred Braches has produced a monograph that includes revelations from Geroge Godwin’s correspondence. B.C.’s universities have undertaken precious little spadework on… FULL STORY

Cameron, Stevie Pickton farm site

Pickton & popcorn

Filming is scheduled to start this week in Vancouver for a CBC movie about the murders on Robert Pickton’s hog… FULL STORY

Sea Among Us WEB version

Strait goods

Dick Beamish and Sandy McFarlane invited ten other experts to help them complete an unprecedented, 384-page book about the geology,… FULL STORY

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