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March 24, 2016
They are all my babies, but each of my books had a different publisher. It’s not that I’m promiscuous, it’s just that my subjects and genres vary. Some of my offspring are poetry, some are non-...
March 22, 2016
When we write a book It has been suggested I write a short reflection on my recent book, French Canadians, Furs, and Indigenous Women in the Making of the the Pacific Northwest. When we write a book...
March 17, 2016
Slocan Postcards Former BC Studies editor and now UBC Professor Emeritus Cole Harris is busy in his “retirement” sending fascinating “postcards” from the beautiful Slocan Valley in British Columbia’s...
March 01, 2016
Think Globally, Act Locally – Principles of Addressing Climate Change Climate change touches all of us in different ways. When I came to the Cariboo Chilcotin in 1973 we had “real” winters....
February 25, 2016
An essay in a recent New York Review of Books, “The World Turned Upside Down” by Adam Kirsch (January 16, 2016 issue), reflected on The Man in the High Castle, a new television series based on the...
February 12, 2016
In late June 2013 Graeme Wynn and I had the pleasure of leading an international group of students participating in the Canadian History and Environment Summer School (CHESS), sponsored by NiCHE (...
January 15, 2016
Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World is a documentary that beautifully pairs the breathtaking landscape of Haida Gwaii with insightful and inspiring commentary from the people that live there....
January 15, 2016
This is a venue to share interesting information on a diverse array of BC related topics. We hope that this venue offers an engaging way to regularly share research and ideas across BC, as well as to...

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