Highways of courage

Once upon a time a man in a wheelchair travelled 40,000 kilometres through 34 countries in 18 months. His Rick Hansen Foundation has since raised $326 million for those with spinal chord injuries. REVIEW

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NEWS & EVENTS

The Random Ambassador

Wendy Morton started the Random Acts of Poetry movement, which encourages poets across Canada to read poems and give copies… FULL STORY

Home is where the art is

Claudette Lauzon’s book The Unmaking of Home in Contemporary Art (University of Toronto Press, 2017) was featured at the Audain Gallery in… FULL STORY

Salish Sea and thee

Howard Macdonald Stewart presents his book, Views of the Salish Sea: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Change around the… FULL STORY

Bethune launch

The most famous Canadian in China remains the Communist medical pioneer Norman Bethune who served in the Spanish Civil War… FULL STORY

Geddes receives Freedom Award

Poet, anthologist, translator and non-fiction author of Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care (Heritage House, 2017),… FULL STORY

Wagamese at the box office

According to statistics compiled by Bookmanager from weekly stats obtained from 250 Canadian independent stores, the bestselling non-fiction title of… FULL STORY

Uneasy does it

The plot thickens. On a day when Green Party leader Andrew Weaver soundly criticized Premier John Horgan for drumming up… FULL STORY

The misdealing of drug info

Susan Boyd’s Busted: An Illustrated History of Drug Prohibition in Canada  appears just months before marijuana becomes legalized in Canada…. FULL STORY

Brunching capital

Victoria was named Brunch Capital of Canada by the Food Network, so maybe it’s not entirely surprising that Westcoast food… FULL STORY

Airstreams Elegies

Toby Snelgrove of Mayne Island feelanced for the Vancouver Courier in the 1980s as a photographer, then became the photojournalist… FULL STORY

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