From Rita Joe to Children of God

Children of God reveals how the inescapable residue of abuse, loneliness and captivity within residential schools has been ruinous for adult survivors.  FULL STORY

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The Moral Work of Nursing

Hazel Magnussen’s first book  A Doctor’s Calling: A Matter of Conscience (Parksville: Wembley Publishing, 2006) recounts the life and murder… FULL STORY

Bold lives revered

Recognizing that teaching and presenting papers are performances in themselves, Sasha Colby has fused her studies of three remarkable women… FULL STORY

What Jinx thinks

“The letters in A Queer Love Story are not simply a look into private lives, which are satisfying and rich in themselves…. FULL STORY

British Columbia for Dummies

REVIEW: Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival by Bev Sellars Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2016 $19.95 978-0-88922-972-3 reviewed by Caroline… FULL STORY

Putin’s Potemkin village

Russian-born Marina Sonkina, a Vancouver writer, reveals contemporary Russia beneath its facade. Every two years, Russian-born fiction writer Marina Sonkina… FULL STORY

Stone-warm-sober hope

Alex Van Tol visits internationalist Margriet Ruurs on Saltspring Island. On a chilly and overcast October morning, as the Skeena… FULL STORY

A person of between

Billed as a literary equivalent to the groundbreaking movie Orlando, inspired by Virginia Woolf’s classic novel of the same name,… FULL STORY

Frozen but fearless

Trapped on the second-highest peak in North America, Mount Logan, during an extratropical cyclone would be a mountaineer’s worst nightmare…. FULL STORY

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