May 03, 2016
by Pacific Wild
As far as we are concerned, when a new 2016 Great Bear Rainforest land-use order was legally established on January 28, 2016, the Heiltsuk Tribal Council won quote of the year with...
April 26, 2016
By Greg Dickson and Mark Forsythe
One of the most gratifying aspects of the publication of our book, From the West Coast to the Western Front, published by Harbour in 2014, was connecting with...
April 21, 2016
Photo of Jennie Conroy, 1941. Source: North Vancouver Museum and Archives.
by Eve Lazarus
A reviewer once called my first book At Home with History (2007) an “entry level book.” He wasn’t being kind...
April 18, 2016
AND THE RIVER STILL SINGS
And The River Still Sings is my eleventh and latest published book. All of the others document different segments of the wilderness life that I have more or less drifted...
April 18, 2016
After years of shouting across the tracks, Vancouver and CP conclude agreement over the Arbutus Corridor, and the Supreme Court of Canada deserves some credit
by Doug Harris
Ten years ago the Supreme...
April 14, 2016
Carlo Gentile, Gold Rush Photographer
My journey started over twenty years ago when I was offered a photograph album that appeared to be the work of only one photographer, Carlo Gentile. This is to...
April 12, 2016
In praise of Ken Mather’s Chinese cowboys
BC Studies’ mandate as a regional peer-reviewed journal gives it a unique opportunity to attend to a part of Canada all too often perceived as on the edge of...
April 07, 2016
Wells, BC: Cariboo Counterculture
by Susan Safyan
From the dreams of a lonely prospector grew the town of Wells, BC, now the location for one of the province’s best-loved music festivals.
April 05, 2016
99 Years and Counting
What a difference a century, or almost, makes. 99 years ago, on 5 April 1917, the BC Legislature passed a woman suffrage bill. Suffragists had high hopes. And in 2016, BC...
March 29, 2016
Testaments to Youth: Schools and Empires of the Dead
Recently I read Empires of the Dead, by David Crane, all about Fabian Ware, the person who developed what became The Commonwealth War Graves...