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July 14, 2016
Image 1: Cover of the latest edition of The MIdden (Vol. 46, No. 1 & 2) Image/Article 2: The Mystery of the Saturna Island Figure Head: Grant Keddie http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/staffprofiles/files...
July 11, 2016
Figure 1: The Queen Charlotte Fault in its tectonic setting (modified from Barrie et al., 2013). V1 and V2 indicate the locations of acoustically observed hilltop gas vents (will be discussed in Part...
July 07, 2016
By Alex Lausanne Archaeological prospecting is inhibited by many factors on the Pacific Northwest coast. Changing sea levels, the dense rainforest canopy and thick sediment layers obscure the buried...
July 05, 2016
Figure 1: The Queen Charlotte Fault in its tectonic setting (modified from Barrie et al., 2013). V1 and V2 indicate the locations of acoustically observed hilltop gas vents.  By Sean Mullan On...
June 30, 2016
By Kirsten Mathison A few weekends ago, I went to the Walbran Valley on a quest to find caves in the extensive karst regions in the area. It is an unprotected tract of old-growth forest on southern...
June 28, 2016
Rapid growth on southern Vancouver Island and an obstinate commitment to fossil fuels demand serious consideration of passenger and freight services by rail. Driving north from Victoria, it is...
June 23, 2016
By Lee Britton Oil spills in Puget Sound and the Salish Sea have become a public concern as oil and gas exportation has increased in recent years and is projected to continue to do so in the future....
June 21, 2016
Happy Aboriginal Day from the BC Studies blog! Check out some of the amazing events and celebrations going on across BC. Below is link to the events happening today in Prince George, at Lheidlt T’...
June 20, 2016
By Kelly Black After years of questionable service and maintenance, it’s time to get serious about retaining the E&N rail corridor for future rail service. It is well past due, however, that we...
June 16, 2016
I’ve always believed that I write in a neutral tone. “Mostly believed” is probably more accurate, as a book called Paving Paradise that I wrote in 1991 was pretty much a rant from cover to cover. By...

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