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The terrorist mass murder of 1924

Eight people, including Doukhobor leader Peter Verigin, were killed when their first class train compartment exploded near Grand Forks. FULL STORY

Wright, Shelley Dundas Harbour

Matthew Nuqingaq drum dancing with Aaju Peter at Thule site, Dundas Harbour. Wright photo


Northern exposure wins southern prize

This year's George Ryga Award for Social Awareness goes to an unprecedented view of the Arctic.

Shelley Wright’s Our Ice Is Vanishing / Sikuvut Nunguliqtuq: A History of Inuit, Newcomers, and Climate Change (McGill-Queens $39.95) reveals how the Inuit have become the witnesses and messengers for climate change. FULL STORY

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Goodbye Dubai

“My childhood was not that strange,” he says. “Riding bikes, camping, being bored at church or school, being nervous around… 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

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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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