Saving B.C.’s Wilderness

“Wayne Sawchuk (left) explains how he came to be involved in saving the Muskwa-Kechika Area from devastating industrial development and how contentious the planning process became.” FULL STORY

Bangladeshi women spend considerable time & effort to access clean water. Photo by Michael Buckley.


Tibet dries; Asia dies

Asia's major rivers rise in Tibet and more than 1 billion people depend on their waters. But catastrophic ecological damage is threatening Tibet's water sources.

B.C.’s Michael Buckley has edited a collection of quotes from the Dalai Lama that calls for environmental preservation, particularly in Tibet. FULL STORY

Man’s best friend

Rose’s characters are damaged and, in most of her stories, animals provide some relief to their miserable lives. But not… FULL STORY

Reap what you sow

Although admitting she doesn’t have a green thumb, Farrant was beguiled by her local gardening columnist who she says offers… FULL STORY

Oppression & resilience

Thomson’s book is a conversation between first & second generation immigrants to Canada, a decades-long argument between mother and daughter,… FULL STORY

Shadows in our sunshine

Howard White’s Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt culminates with a sketch about Hubert Evans, who lived in Robert’s Creek… FULL STORY

Having my baby

In a new graphic novel, Myriam Steinberg shares her tumultuous and at times heart-breaking journey through several miscarriages to at last… FULL STORY

CanLit does YiddishLit

A small loosely-knit group, the Vancouver School of Yiddish translators has come together to remedy the loss of their culture’s… FULL STORY

Revealing Auschwitz

According to the Auschwitz Museum, as many as 196 prisoners can be said to have escaped from Auschwitz-Birkenau and its… FULL STORY

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