Exhibition, Film, and New Media Review
In 2018 and 2019, Sierra Club BC, through the leadership of Caitlyn Vernon and former CBC host and broadcaster, Susan Elrington, released an episodic educational podcast resource called Mission Transition: Clean Energy and Beyond. This...
BC Studies no. 212 Winter 2021/22 | Page(s) 207-208
In Stagecoach North, Ken Mather undercovers the history of one of the most important companies in British Columbia: Barnard’s Express. From 1862 to 1914 this famed company carried passengers, freight, and mail along the Cariboo...
BC Studies no. 207 Autumn 2020 | Page(s) 142-143
Cornelius O’Keefe was one of a small group of pioneer Okanagan ranchers who managed, in the late nineteenth century, to accumulate land, wealth, and influence. His rags-to-riches story was made possible by a combination of...
BC Studies no. 205 Spring 2020 | Page(s) 120-121
Dancing in Gumboots: Adventure, Love & Resilience: Women of the Comox Valley is a collection of memoirs by thirty-two women who came to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island in the 1970s. Drawn by an...
BC Studies no. 202 Summer 2019 | Page(s) 185-187
Liberal Hearts and Coronets: The Lives and Times of Ishbel Marjoribanks Gordon and John Campbell Gordon, the Aberdeens
Veronica Strong-Boag announces at the outset of her latest book that “Lords and ladies are rarely in fashion for critical scholars or democratic activists. This is unfortunate” (3). Thankfully she decided to take on Ishbel...
BC Studies no. 191 Autumn 2016 | Page(s) 140-141
Both the need for and the challenges of strengthening relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians have come into stark relief with the emergence of the Idle No More movement. In this context, Lynne Davis’s edited...
BC Studies no. 179 Autumn 2013 | Page(s) 230-231
The Great Bear Rainforest, also known as the North and Central Coast of British Columbia, is one of the last intact temperate rainforests left in the world. This region has received much attention since 1989,...
BC Studies no. 177 Spring 2013 | Page(s) 199-201
It has been three years since we have seen a major critical monograph published in the field of black Canadian cultural studies. The last was Katherine McKittrick and Clyde Wood’s significant edited collection, Black Geographies...
BC Studies no. 174 Summer 2012 | Page(s) 147-9
When Lord and Lady Aberdeen purchased the Coldstream Ranch near Vernon in 1891, they could hardly have suspected their experience with the property would establish patterns that would be followed for the next century. By...
BC Studies no. 148 Winter 2005-2006 | Page(s) 127-9
ALTHOUGH HIS NAME does not appear in the tide, this book follows the eventful career of David Cadlow, who was born in Dundrennan, Ayrshire, but spent most of his life contributing to the development of...
BC Studies no. 138-139 Summer-Autumn 2003 | Page(s) 210-1
THE DECISION of Whitecap Books to publish the first paperback edition of Steel Rails &Iron Men is appropriate and timely. Since this book appeared in cloth in 1990, the Kettle Valley Railway (the KV) has...
BC Studies no. 141 Spring 2004 | Page(s) 134-6
Arv Olson’s second edition of Backspin expands readers’ acquaintance “with accounts of some of the people, places, and events” that shaped the 120 year history of golf in British Columbia (11). A journalist and golf...