BC Places and Voices

June 13, 2016
“Each summer from 1901 to 1907, groups of students and instructors ventured here from Minnesota, Ohio, Nebraska, and other midwestern states. They traveled by train, cooking meals on a small stove in...
June 08, 2016
This is a timely post, as today, June 8th, is World Oceans Day! By Michaela Montaner - Pacific Wild Photos by Ian McAllister As habitat destruction continues in and around the otherwise pristine...
June 06, 2016
By Michaela Montaner - Pacific Wild Photos by Ian McAllister Since inception, Pacific Wild has been pushing to protect the biodiversity the Great Bear Rainforest (GBR) represents. Lucky for us, we...
June 01, 2016
The Minnesota Seaside Station Little known and visited, only by small groups of university students and their instructors over the last century or so, Botanical Beach and the Field Station...
May 31, 2016
In the Midst of a Mental Health Crisis, We are Failing Rural and Aboriginal Youth By Doug King, Pivot Legal Society Pivot was formed more than a decade ago in the face of a health and human rights...
May 24, 2016
After three collections of poetry, it was time for a prose project. Time to gather previously published essays and personal narratives with new work, consolidate, add, polish and refresh, and see...
May 19, 2016
The image of the ‘Little Man’ evokes the essence of the credit union movement in its formative years and was used in BC from the 1940s until the 1970s. Protected from a deluge of difficulties, the...
May 17, 2016
Recent events -- Toronto's Black Lives Matter activism, the Truth and Reconciliation Report (TRC), Jian Ghomeshi’s trial and outcome, in addition to the Trudeau government’s anticipated House of...
May 10, 2016
Examining The Camel or One Inspiration For a Biography of a Canadian Viceregal Couple Privilege of whatever sort is readily corrosive of an ethics of care to others. This is the Christian message in...
May 05, 2016
Atlantic Power – Burning questions about railway ties Controversy is brewing over Atlantic Power Corporation’s bid to increase the volume of creosote-laden railway ties it is allowed to burn in its...

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