The White House and White Rock

No balloons. No speeches. As Canada Day approaches we look at Brandon Dimmel’s book on U.S.-Canada border relations, how they evolved from World War I, with a focus on White Rock. Review by Keith Regular FULL STORY


Lori lauded

Vancouver author and bee educator Lori Weidenhammer has won a National Outdoor Book Award for Victory Gardens for Bees: A… FULL STORY

Slumach revisited

Having served as the editor of BC Historical News from Spring 1999 to Summer 2003, the indefatigible Fred Braches has… FULL STORY

Appleton longlisted

Craft beer pioneer Frank Appleton, author of Brewing Revolution: Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement (Harbour Publishing, 2016), has been longlisted… FULL STORY

The voice of Joyce

After twenty-six years of publishing an environment news magazine, the Comox-based Watershed Sentinel has released its inaugural book, Beyond Banksters:… FULL STORY

Stonewall win for Coyote

Ivan Coyote has increasingly incorporated music into their public appearances and encouraged the use of the pronoun ‘their’ in place… FULL STORY

The Art of Arthur

Arthur (Art) Maitland Twigg was a proud British Columbian who self-published a hardcover history called Union Steamships Remembered 1920-1958, a… FULL STORY

Children of the Book

Born in Fort St. John in 1952, Lennard Island lightkeeper and BC BookWorld columnist Caroline Woodward was raised on her… FULL STORY

From Winnie to Ollie

Like many classics for young readers–Winnie the Pooh books, example–Paymaneh Ritchie’s My Name is Oliver, (Tellwell Publishing 2016 $6.99) was… FULL STORY

Row, bro

Greystone Books has acquired world English language rights for Rowing the Northwest Passage: Adventure, Fear, and Awe in a Rising… FULL STORY

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