The labours of Dukesang Wong

The first known account of a Chinese railroad labourer from the 1880s tells of appalling work conditions, racism, exploitation, camaraderie with other Chinese migrants and finally, a happy family life. FULL STORY

Obits

#202 Al Neil (1924-2017)

“New York has William Burroughs, Los Angeles has Charles Bukowski and Vancouver has Al Neil.” — John Armstrong “Whatever I’m… FULL STORY

Karlene Faith obituary

by Beverly Cramp and Starla Anderson* Born in 1938 in Aylsham, Saskatchewan, Karlene Faith co-founded the revolutionary Santa Cruz Women’s… FULL STORY

From pedlar to publisher

A memorial gathering will be held on October 30th. B.C.’s first independent book publisher was arguably Father Adrien-Gabriel Morice. A… FULL STORY

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