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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 12, 2016
by Barbara Matthews Could it be that the lessons of the street are exhausted, out-dated, and likewise the teachings of the window? Certainly not. They perpetuate themselves by renewing themselves....
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...
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
Rare Books and Special Collections is delighted to present a new exhibition: Words & Pictures: Book Illustration in Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards  Join us for a special celebration...
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...

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