The town of Fernie takes centre stage

Rabid patriotism, radical unionism, racial antipathy and internment of alleged ‘enemy aliens’–it’s all uncovered and thoroughly examined by Wayne Norton in his in-depth study, Fernie at War, 1914-1919. FULL STORY


#217 Batter matters

From Scratch by Gail Anderson-Dargatz Victoria: Orca Books, 2017. $9.95.  /  9781459815025 Reviewed by Carol Anne Shaw   * Gail… FULL STORY

#213 The forest smokeaters

Chasing Smoke. A Wildfire Memoir by Aaron Williams Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing, 2017. $22.95  /  9781550178050 Reviewed by Dan Gallacher… FULL STORY

#208 Autobiography of a WASP

REVIEW: Edges of Empire: A Documentary by Rhodri Jones (Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe) Vancouver: Rarebit Press. 2017. $20.00  /  9780994941237 Reviewed by… FULL STORY

#203 Mack, the life

REVIEW: The Transcontinentalist: Or, The Joys of the Road Manuscript in the Laing Papers at the B.C. Archives, written in… FULL STORY

#202 Al Neil (1924-2017)

Elder statesman of the avant-garde has “gone on before.” November 17th, 2017 “Whatever I’m doing belongs right here in Vancouver.”… FULL STORY

#199 What the Heckman

REVIEW: Heckman’s Canadian Pacific: A Photographic Journey by Ralph Beaumont, foreword by John Geiger Mississauga, Ontario: The Credit Valley Railway… FULL STORY

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