Stories of Kingfisher and Mabel Lake

Wilfred and Henry Simard with their catch from the Shuswap River are just two of the locals in a new history of an area near Enderby that has been popular with Albertans such as W.O. Mitchell. FULL STORY

Berg Lake and surrounding peaks from Mumm Peak, Mount Robson Park. Ben Nearingburg photo.


Enjoying the rat race

Weekend warriors beware. A Peakbaggers Guide is “not for the faint of heart, the unplanned, or the unprepared.”

“Mountaineering is akin to having a rat gnawing on your insides – a creature that is constantly needing feeding, rarely sated and always hungry.” FULL STORY

The wisdom of Solomon

Joel Solomon has befriended founders of Greenpeace, Hollyhock, TIDES and Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream; and he has backed Mayor… FULL STORY

A plague on our houses

Joan Givner compares Kevin Chong’s The Plague, set in Vancouver, with Albert Camus’ work of the same name published seventy… FULL STORY

How rivers can remember

UBC expert has published an examination of the earth’s waterways with Princeton University Press, reviewed be B.C. estuary expert Colin… FULL STORY

Norman Bethune and women

In the forthcoming Rediscovering Norman Bethune, Larry Hannant maintains Bethune was not a crass womanizer, as alleged by unreliable biographer… FULL STORY

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