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B.C. Bestsellers

 
Bev Sellars’ memoir, They Called Me Number One, tops the bestseller list for the third consecutive week. FULL STORY

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Killer Weed is a new study of marijuana that reveals anti-pot rhetoric in Canada is over-wrought.


Reefer madness is governmental

“BC Hydro, the city government, police, RCMP, firefighters and electrical inspectors all work to identify high electrical usage, and then enter homes without a warrant, and there is an assumption of guilt rather than innocence." — Susan Boyd

Two researchers have collected and analysed more than 2500 newspaper articles related to marijuana published in national, provincial and local newspapers in British Columbia from 1995 to 2009 and concluded widespread scare tactics are a government smokescreen for unwarranted invasions of civil liberties. FULL STORY

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Lighthouse lit

By Caroline Woodward, photos by Jeff George It all started with a runaway Jack Russell terrier on the open deck… FULL STORY

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A Miner celebrity

It is easily argued these days that the ease of digital photography has made photography a more important activity than… FULL STORY

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A cock-eyed cameraman

It is easily argued these days that the ease of digital photography has made photography a more important activity than… FULL STORY

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He shoots, he stops

Caroline Woodward has played hockey since childhood. At UBC, often the goalie for her Fort Camp Women’s Residence team chose… FULL STORY

William Head

Secret graves

You’ve heard of Ellis Island, the processing station in New York harbour for millions of immigrants who came to America… FULL STORY

Monique Gray Smith

Tilly & her sisters

Has anyone noticed? We’ve had a flurry of books only about the lives of individual First Nations women of BC…. FULL STORY

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