4 Leslie Campbell | FIGHT? OR PLAY NICE TILL IT’S OVER?
Green candidate Jo-Ann Roberts reflects on why a strong public broadcaster is important to democracy.
10 David Broadland | THE TC’S COVERAGE OF RICHARD ATWELL
In their coverage of two stories, was the local daily concocting a case for an overturn of November’s election in Saanich?
14 Judith Lavoie | PARTY AT THE PUMPS
The low price of oil is raising big questions around pipeline proposals, BC’s carbon tax, emissions, and consumer behavior.
16 Alan Cassels | VACCINATION INSURANCE
A Victoria resident spearheads a national vaccine compensation movement.
18 Katherine Palmer Gordon | PLUNDERING THE CARBON SINK
The extraordinary potential of Vancouver Island forests to sequester carbon is being lost due to government inaction.
22 Derry McDonell | THE EASTSIDE-WESTSIDE SPLIT
Will breaking into two groups create a consensus solution on sewage treatment? Or new unresolvable problems?
26 Aaren Madden | ENERGETIC UNIVERSE
Using the fundamentals of gesture, line and colour, Gillian Redwood paints invisible energies into visible form.
40 Monica Prendergast | ABSENT MOTHERS AND PRESENT SONS
This month the Belfry helps us explore the bonds and tensions between mothers and sons (with both laughs and tears).
42 Amy Reiswig | KNITTING STORIES
In her most recent book, Sylvia Olsen tells stories of knitting relationships as well as wool.
44 Gene Miller | VICKY GOT LUCKY
This City has been managed by stewards, not visionaries…until now.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | ENOUGH WITH THE SELFIE CULTURE
How about a bucket list for the Earth instead?
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