Becoming a better animal

“In her acceptance speech for the George Ryga Award, wild salmon activist Alexandra Morton (left) says humans have to learn how to fit into this planet & stop destroying so much around us.FULL STORY

 

 

Muggins, whose owner came from Saanich, became famous for raising money for the Red Cross and veterans' associations during and after WW1. Photo Saanich Archives.


A canine’s war effort

Following a long line of British charity collection dogs, a Victoria dog played an inspiring role in the Great War.

Called Muggins, the dog raised today’s equivalent of a quarter million dollars between 1916 and 1920. FULL STORY

Risky ventures

Here Edwin Wong chats with BCBookLook about his passion for theatre and the books he has recently written about “Risk… FULL STORY

Science NOT silence

When the elements of survival we all depend on are threatened, people’s health, well-being and even their lives are also… FULL STORY

Boy’s best friend

Author Darren Groth, an advocate for neurodiversity in literature based the boy, Kasper and dog, Tao on his son and… FULL STORY

Going for Wayman

Wayman helped bring into being a new movement of “work poetry” in North America, and was a co-founder and prominent… FULL STORY

Ode to the womb of war

The four poetic narratives in “The Ventriloquist” all share Gary Geddes’ preoccupations with the physical and psychological ravages of conquest… FULL STORY

Failed to return

Much has been written about Bomber Command but little of the feelings of the aircrew who followed orders without question… FULL STORY

Veins of the Earth

In his new book about major North American rivers, UBC professor Eric Taylor shows why rivers are key to human… FULL STORY

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