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October 02, 2016
Image 1 - 2: Trilobite Fossils on Mt. Stephen , near Field, BC Image 3: The Burgess Shale with Field in the valley below Field, BC & The Burgess Shale By Alex Lausanne Nestled in the Rocky...
September 22, 2016
Image 1: A wedge about to be removed from a fire-scarred western redcedar tree. Tree rings are used to reconstruct drought years and fire events (Photo: Kira Hoffman). Image 2: The forests of Hecate...
September 20, 2016
Call for PapersBC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly BC Studies publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on British Columbia's social, cultural, political, and economic life, past and present...
September 15, 2016
In the prize-winning book Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call, Arthur Manuel strikes a hopeful note by suggesting that “the flood waters of colonialism are, at long last, receding” (223)....
September 07, 2016
1: ​Researchers gather round the fire for an evening meal at Grief Bay, Calvert Island.​ 2: Heading home after a long day amid a momentary pastel backdrop. 3: The wild beauty of the central coastline...
August 29, 2016
By Alex Lausanne As a follow-up on the earlier post about “Wells, BC: Cariboo Counterculture,” by Susan Safyan. She spoke of the town’s historical roots as a boom town in the gold industry, which...
August 25, 2016
by Douglas King, Pivot Legal Last month “We The Protestors”, one of the originators of the Black Lives Matter movement, released a platform for reforming the American justice system. The 10-point...
August 16, 2016
by Dr. Jonathan Swainger Recently, my research on crime history and community identity reacquainted me with the historical scholarship on boosters, those local businessmen (typically) who, in the...
August 11, 2016
In relation to the recent posts series "Evolving perspectives on the Pacific-North American plate boundary near Haida Gwaii, BC" By Sean Mullan, on the 2012 Haida Gwaii tsunami and underwater methane...
August 10, 2016
 “The uprooting, internment and dispossession of Japanese Canadians is this experience that was shared by thousands of people, but it’s also a highly individual experience,” said Jordan Stanger-Ross...

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