Green gold in 1850s B.C.

Gabriel Hemery’s (l.) semi-fictional story of a Scottish gardener hired to collect seeds of wild B.C. plants to send home, enthralled reviewer Michael Layland – once he got over his distaste for the book cover. FULL STORY

Guns and goals

From Rinks to Regiments combines early 20th century pro hockey with an interest in the Canadian experience of the war… FULL STORY

Welcome to the new Cann Lit

While the Georgia Straight‘s first-ever cannabis editor extolls the benefits of marijuana—she also describes how unfair its prohibition has been…. FULL STORY

The bard and the bees

Winston approaches Saklikar’s poetic concerns by foregrounding his own unscientific love of words, especially from the world of beekeeping: queenright,… FULL STORY

The cattle cometh

Cattle brought to B.C. on the Okanagan Trail were a mix of British shorthorn and Spanish cattle from Mexico, via… FULL STORY

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