4 Leslie Campbell | EMBRACING DECARBONIZATION
It’s time for Christy Clark to wake up from her LNG dream before it becomes a nightmare for the rest of us.
10 10 Marine Scientists | SCIENTISTS TO CRD: PETITION THE FEDS FOR RECLASSIFICATION
Marine scientists plead for an evidence-based approach to developing sewage treatment for Victoria.
12 David Broadland | THE CHINESE WELDING RUSE
As the cost for a new bridge marches towards $150 million, explanations from City Hall seem designed to distract rather than inform.
14 Judith Lavoie | PUTTING THE GAG WHERE IT BELONGS
Scientists and policy experts on the Harper government’s well-loathed practice of replacing scientific evidence with PR spin.
16 Briony Penn | 100 days OF DESTRUCTION
BC Hydro accused of divide-and-conquer tactics among Peace River Valley First Nations.
18 Rob Wipond | PROVINCE TO REIN IN POLICE CHIEF ASSOCIATIONS?
A surprise government announcement could lead to the resolution of long-standing controversies about police secrecy.
20 Alan Cassels | HEALTH VOICES CO-OPTED
The Ministry of Health’s attempt to privatize the voice of patients does not have a promising prognosis.
22 Liz McArthur | NEW CANADIANS INCOMING
Victoria prepares to help Syrian refugees make a new home.
24 Aaren Madden | SELF PRESERVATION
Joanne Thomson’s new paintings, inspired by her grandparents’ life, transforms the pain of family secrets.
38 Monica Prendergast | SPIT DELANEY’S ISLAND
Jack Hodgins’ novel has been reworked into a new play by Charles Tidler.
40 Amy Reiswig | THE POWER IN YOUR HANDS
45 Years of Fooling Around with A. Banana: a book and an exhibit.
42 Gene Miller | TOMORROWLAND
Let’s make Victoria a model for the new economy.
44 Maleea Acker | JACQUES SIROIS’ BIOSPHERE DREAMS
Nurturing herring would allow other species to rebound in the Salish Sea area.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | SHARING OUR BLESSINGS
This Christmas season, let’s envision our city as an inn that truly has room for everyone.
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