4 Leslie Campbell | PEEKING BEHIND CAMPAIGN CURTAINS
Campaign finance reforms are welcome but the Province refuses to restrict donations.
10 Murray Rankin | AN EARTH DAY MESSAGE
Stephen Harper’s indifference to climate change could mean Canada will lose the opportunity for clean energy investment and jobs.
12 Leslie Campbell | AT A GLANCE
The sewage treatment and deer cull issues.
14 David Broadland | THE FOX IS IN THE CHICKEN HOUSE
Victoria City Council has been fooled again on the Johnson Street Bridge project.
18 Katherine Palmer Gordon | SAVING GRACE
At a March longhouse ceremony, a cabinet minister promises change, but First Nations are still wary.
20 Judith Lavoie | PETROSTATE CLAMPDOWN
Critics of proposed “anti-terrorism” legislation see it as part of the Conservative’s push to quell opposition to petroleum-related projects.
22 Derry McDonell | A-WORD CONVERSATION BEGINS
Academics weigh in on the amalgamation question.
26 Aaren Madden | A HAPPY NOTE
Using light and shadow, technique and subject matter, Clement Kwan paints to bring joy to viewers.
40 Monica Prendergast | PORTRAYING RACE ON STAGE
An upcoming production of Madama Butterfly encourages discussion of how to represent race properly in theatre.
42 Amy Reiswig | SUPER UNEQUAL BC
Through statistics and personal stories, Andrew MacLeod delves into the realities and costs of poverty in BC.
44 Gene Miller | VICTORIA: iCAPITAL OF CANADA?
The task of positioning Victoria as a centre for innovation and investment demands, among other things, desire.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | GOOD NEWS FOR PLODDERS
More is not better, and actually, more could be worse, says one cardiologist.
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