4 Leslie Campbell | CAN WE TRUST OUR DEMOCRACY?
The use of robocalls and other “voter suppression” tactics suggests we can’t.
10 Sonia Théroux | HOW TO WIN AN ELECTION
Bring disengaged citizens back to the polls.
12 David Broadland | THE CASE AGAINST MCLOUGHLINISM
Will Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen and Victoria’s Dwayne Kalynchuk lead the region’s big issue back to a gunfight at McLoughlin Point?
16 Katherine Palmer Gordon | UNCHARTED TERRITORY
Failure to protect First Nations graves on Grace Islet may lead to the first aboriginal title claim on private property in BC.
20 Judith Lavoie | KINDER MORGAN'S FAIRY TALE
The Houston-based pipeline company says it’s a good corporate citizen but its record in Canada doesn’t support that claim.
22 Briony Penn | THE GREAT BEAR: WORTH MORE ALIVE THAN DEAD
Will adventure tourism and forest stewardship trump logging, pipelines and hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest?
24 Aaren Madden THE SUM OF EXPERIENCES
Jeremy Herndl’s landscape paintings push visual representation into a multisensory realm.
36 Monica Prendergast | BEST ON STAGE
The “Spotlight Critics Choice Awards.”
38 Amy Reiswig | OF THE COAST AND ITS CREATURES
Ian McAllister’s latest book immerses readers in the magic of the Great Bear Rainforest, as well as the threats to its health.
44 Gene Miller | THE 90-MINUTE SOLUTION
If we’re going to invest in a pricey new McKenzie Avenue intersection, let’s charge commuters for stop-reduced driving.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | HERE’S TO AN INNOVATIVE NEW YEAR
Lucky for us there are folks taking initiative on some ingenious and beneficial ideas.
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