Book Prize winners 2016 cr Monica Miller

BC Book Prizes winners announced

Literati at the gala were missing two winners, Susan Musgrave and Brian Brett, but the swanky environs of Government House sent most people home happy.        FULL STORY


Trevor Carolan hiking with poets Nanao Sakaki and Ed Varney north of Grouse mountain, 1995.

How to live on planet earth

In 1995, a chance meeting in the Albuquerque airport led Trevor Carolan deeper in the forest of zen.

Now Carolan has recalled his meetings with a remarkble man–Nanao Sakaki–in New World Dharma. FULL STORY

Grant, Ted with Justin Trudeau

From father to son

In the process he bridged the gap between two Trudeaus. While he was in Ottawa for the ceremony, veteran photographer… FULL STORY

Howie White 2015

Lost ‘n’ Harbour founder

The documentary has resurfaced twenty-six years later. Introduced by Rowland Lorimer, who co-created the Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing,… FULL STORY

(FILES) Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier and his partner Veronique Roy (C) are protected by armed guards in his limousine after making a surprise return to Haiti in this January 16, 2011, file photo, in Port-au-Prince. Duvalier, who ruled the impoverished Caribbean nation from 1971 until his ouster in 1986, died on October 4, 2014, of a heart attack, officials said. The death of Duvalier, who returned to Haiti in 2011 after 25 years of exile, was announced by the nation's health minister, Florence Guillaume Duperval.           AFP PHOTO / Hector RETAMAL/FILES

Move over, Switzerland

Alain Deneault’s Canada: A New Tax Haven (Talonbooks) shows how the swashbuckling pirates of yesteryear have morphed into modern plunderers,… FULL STORY

Jason, Dan PHOTO by Jan Mangan

Taking your pulses

Pulses is a term for chick peas, favas, peas, lentils and beans. As one of the forefathers of ecological awareness… FULL STORY

McKenzie, Grant in funeral parlour Darren Stone T Colonist 2015.jpg

Chatting up the dead

Alma Lee’s CUFFED Crime Writers Festival in March will feature Grant McKenzie, a former newspaper editor who now writes thrillers… FULL STORY


A return to Burns Lake

“Laura didn’t feed us information,” said hereditary chief Ronnie Alec, “and she didn’t make us feel worse. She just listened,… FULL STORY

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