J. Michael Yates – Obituary

One of Canada’s most determinedly experimental writers, J. Michael Yates, who founded Sono Nis Press and Cacanadadada Press, has died in Vancouver. REVIEW

Curt Petrovich's experience with PTSD made him sympathetic to four officers involved in the death.

That guy they killed at YVR with a Taser

In Blamed and Broken, Curt Petrovich is empathetic, compassionate and factual as he examines the tragic 26 seconds that killed Robert Dziekanski.

“The RCMP’s attempts to manage the public fallout at the expense of its members speaks to the brokenness of an institution that insists on maintaining para-military standards of policing developed in a previous century,” according to reviewer Bonnie Reilly Schmidt. FULL STORY

My Private Italy

From Iaci’s Casa Capri and Chef Boyardee, to Umberto Menghi’s upscale restaurants, Ware was inspired to embrace the Italian way… FULL STORY

Brain Surgery at Zero Rock

Harvey’s account evokes icy winds, malevolent rocks and environmental eyesores. He also writes of weird parallels between boating and brain… FULL STORY

Guns and goals

From Rinks to Regiments combines early 20th century pro hockey with an interest in the Canadian experience of the war… FULL STORY

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