4 David Broadland | COMMISSIONER LOWE’S OPEN WINDOW
The Commissioner’s report, by example, challenges other government officials to meet his high standard for transparency.
10 Ken Wu | IN TERMS OF EMISSIONS, LOGGING THE WALBRAN MAKES NO SENSE
If the BC government were serious about addressing climate change, it would protect old-growth forests.
12 David Broadland | ENVIRONMENT CANADA’S BILLION-DOLLAR screw-up
A study by DFO scientists found that secondary sewage treatment will have a negligible effect on environmental conditions in our waters.
16 Leslie Campbell | INTENT CITY
The encampment at the law courts grounds provides evidence of our collective failure to meet the need for housing.
18 Judith Lavoie | SCIENTISTS: SPLIT DFO IN TWO
Is the new government open to hearing scientists’ arguments that DFO cannot protect both industry and fish?
20 Aaren Madden | THE SUM OF ITS PARTS
With his unique medium, sculptor Roland Gatin fuses stone to build connections and explore ideas.
34 Mollie Kaye | LORRAINE MIN COMES HOME
Acclaimed pianist will perform Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.1 on January 23 at the Royal Theatre.
36 Robin J Miller | MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
Out Innerspace Dance Theatre premières its latest creation in Victoria, January 29 & 30.
38 Amy Reiswig | FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE FUTURE
Guy Dauncey’s new novel envisions an urban ecotopia.
40 Gene Miller | THE PLUMBER’S DILEMMA
The delusional desire for amalgamation.
42 Maleea Acker | CARING FOR KWETAL IN MEEGAN
Cheryl Bryce’s Community Tool Shed.
44 Briony Penn | 100 PERCENT PURE WHAT?
Most of New Zealand has been deforested due to agriculture, impacting biodiversity, water quality and the climate.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH ONE TREE
2016: A good year for championing everything local.
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