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Remembering Larry Loyie

“We were punished for the fact that hundreds of years earlier Jesuits had been killed by Native people.” — Cree storyteller Larry Loyie. FULL STORY

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Andrew MacLeod will receive the Ryga Award at Vancouver Public Library on June 29, at 7 pm.


Ryga winner speaks for have-nots

Having grown up very poor in rural Alberta, George Ryga would be glad to see the twelfth annual George Ryga Award for Social Awareness go to Andrew MacLeod.

The journalist unveils B.C. poverty in A Better Place on Earth. 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

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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

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