Bumper crop for “Bazzies”


Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize attracts 22 nominations.     FULL STORY


David Ellis with students at the John D'or School in northern Alberta.

The Roving bookseller

David Ellis has expanded his father's unique operation as a travelling salesman who practices "precision bookselling in First Nations communities.

David Ellis’s father was pioneer B.C. bookseller Bill Ellis who served on the Native Arts and Crafts Committee, alongside Jim Houston and Bill Reid, that was instrumental in opening up the world market for Inuit and Northwest Coast First Nations art. FULL STORY

Jang, Lucia

Lucia’s choice

During yet another famine, Lucia Jang was expected to choose between aborting her late-term baby or give it up to… FULL STORY

Maud, Ralph horizontal original Anick Violette Studio

Ralph Maud (1928-2014)

Born on December 24, 1928, Ralph Maud was an iconoclastic professor and eccentric pamphleteer who died on December 8, 2014…. FULL STORY

Binning, BC house with Jessie

Modernism at home in B.C.

The West Coast Modern House (Figure.1 $45) chronicles how ground-breaking pioneers in Vancouver created one of Canada’s most important architectural… FULL STORY

Hungrywolf, Adolf and Andes children

Thinking Inca to ink a deal

Adolf HungryWolf’s manuscript about his South American experiences is called Mystico: Life with the Mountain Spirits. Hungrywolf’s 311-page manuscript Mystico has… FULL STORY

Wright, Shelley near where Franklin ship was found

As north as she gets

In 1988, Pierre Berton and his publisher Avie Bennett flew from Yellowknife to Inuvik, then took a helicopter north to… FULL STORY

Coastal wolves exlore outer beaches of Great Bear Rainforest.

Great Bear crusade continues

Now Ian McAllister’s Great Bear Wild: Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest (Greystone $50) underscores the importance of wilderness conservation in… FULL STORY

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