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June 16, 2016
I’ve always believed that I write in a neutral tone. “Mostly believed” is probably more accurate, as a book called Paving Paradise that I wrote in 1991 was pretty much a rant from cover to cover. By...
June 14, 2016
Spring is officially in full swing in BC, and so is the BC Studies blog! With over 30 posts since the blog’s inception in January, it has been a tremendous ‘first season’ for the blog. I would like...
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 25, 2016
Every One A ‘Woman Worthy' [1]: Commemoration on Canadian Currency Because it’s 2018, or soon will be---in other words, a hundred years after Ottawa deigned to enfranchise most but not all Canadian...
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...

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