Mining memories of mining families

A long-time resident of Balfour on Kootenay Lake, the late Shirley Stainton (at left, with brother Ray) has left behind a heartfelt memoir of West Kootenay working class lives, reviewed by Sylvia Crooks. FULL STORY

Beau Dick dances at St. Michael's residential school demolition ceremony, Alert-Bay, 2015.


Beau Dick was the real McCoy

The Audain Art Museum at Whistler continues to amaze.

It has now propelled a new book into the world about the quintessential Kwakwaka’wakw artist and activist Beau Dick. FULL STORY

Al Neil continues to percolate

But there’s nothing like a personal reminiscence–or three–to reveal how extraordinary and perplexing and difficult and odd he could be.

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