Writing a Ukrainian saga at this time

“Diana Stevan (left) tells how the onset of the war waged in Ukraine by Russia coincided with the completion of her Ukrainian family saga and brought her closer to her ancestors.FULL STORY



Archive for October 2017

Biodiversity & the boardroom

Biodiversity markets remain small. Destructive development continues apace. So we must image new partnerships. REVIEW: Enterprising Nature: Economics, Markets, and… FULL STORY

Brazilian whacks

In Grant Patterson’s first two books about a semi-reluctant, private eye in Brazil, we follow Will Bryant, formerly a Canadian… FULL STORY

Rory gets around

Although he can no longer pipe, hike or travel to exotic lands, and although he’s been reduced to shuffling about… FULL STORY

#186 Industrial follies

REVIEW Unbuilt Environments: Tracing Postwar Development in Northwest British Columbia Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017 $32.95  /  9780774833059 by Jonathan Peyton… FULL STORY

Pitts stops

Some applause is in order. Publisher Mona Fertig on Salt Spring, despite her ongoing differences with funding agencies, has managed… FULL STORY

Uphill all the way

Previously a mayor of Fernie, Thomas Uphill (at right) was B.C.’s longest serving MLA from 1920-1960. His political career began… FULL STORY

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