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September 07, 2016
1: ​Researchers gather round the fire for an evening meal at Grief Bay, Calvert Island.​ 2: Heading home after a long day amid a momentary pastel backdrop. 3: The wild beauty of the central coastline...
August 29, 2016
By Alex Lausanne As a follow-up on the earlier post about “Wells, BC: Cariboo Counterculture,” by Susan Safyan. She spoke of the town’s historical roots as a boom town in the gold industry, which...
August 25, 2016
by Douglas King, Pivot Legal Last month “We The Protestors”, one of the originators of the Black Lives Matter movement, released a platform for reforming the American justice system. The 10-point...
August 16, 2016
by Dr. Jonathan Swainger Recently, my research on crime history and community identity reacquainted me with the historical scholarship on boosters, those local businessmen (typically) who, in the...
August 11, 2016
In relation to the recent posts series "Evolving perspectives on the Pacific-North American plate boundary near Haida Gwaii, BC" By Sean Mullan, on the 2012 Haida Gwaii tsunami and underwater methane...
August 10, 2016
 “The uprooting, internment and dispossession of Japanese Canadians is this experience that was shared by thousands of people, but it’s also a highly individual experience,” said Jordan Stanger-Ross...
August 01, 2016
In honour of BC Day, BC Studies would like to share a post on the important historical milestone of Women Suffrage in BC. by Veronica Strong-Boag Among civilian voters, the 14 September 1916...
July 28, 2016
Image 1: A pamphlet proclaiming the Vancouver Island Provincial Association [VIPA]. 4,000 copies of the pamphlet were printed and distributed. This copy is preserved in the Northwest Collection of...
July 26, 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  ***See Parts 2 & 3 ...
July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016 by Veronica Strong-Boag The entrails of the 23 June 2016 Brexit Referendum on the UK’s exit from the European Union will be studied for many years, particularly for the prejudice they...

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