AN AIRPORT IN OUR MIDST by Leslie Campbell
Victoria boasts one of the busiest water airports in the world—some think it’s too busy.
DID THE MAYORS OBSTRUCT THE ELSNER INVESTIGATION? by David Broadland
Records obtained by FOI leave little doubt that the two mayors hid allegations of sexual harassment raised against Police Chief Elsner.
MORE ENTERTAINMENT, LESS ART by Ross Crockford
The society running the Royal Theatre aims to make it the region’s hub for commercial live performance.
OLD GROWTH IN THE CROSSHAIRS by Judith Lavoie
Why is BC Timber Sales, a government agency, at the centre of so many contentious Vancouver Island logging disputes?
FUN AND LOAFING IN THE BC PUBLIC SERVICE by Russ Francis
Taxpayer dollars are wasted doing things that are unnecessary or wrong—while important records management tasks are routinely ignored.
IS OUR IMMINENT PERIL VIRTUALLY CERTAIN OR NOT? by Briony Penn
An appeal before the courts should spark debate about whether Trans Mountain is compatible with a stable climate.
NOT YOUR GRANDPA’S WILDFIRES by Stephen Hume
Climate change is exacerbating forest fires, including—perhaps especially—where the wild meets suburbia.
RARE BUT SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS OF “CIPRO” by Alan Cassels
“Floxxed” patients are calling for better consumer drug information.
DYLAN THOMAS AND HIS SACRED GEOMETRY GO SURFING by Kate Cino
This Coast Salish artist combines traditional training with self-directed studies in mathematics, Buddhism and Islamic art.
SUSANNAH ADAMS: JAZZ VOCALIST AND COMPOSER by Mollie Kaye
Pushing towards greater authenticity, Adams is determined to write more of her own songs.
WATER TORTURE by Gene Miller
Parsing the promo material for a new development near the Esquimalt Lagoon.
A PLACE OF REFUGE by Maleea Acker
A deep and abiding love for ȽÁU,WELNEW/John Dean Park is evident in the stewardship work of volunteer Jarrett Teague.
WANTED: REAL TALK IN PIVOTAL TIMES by Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic
There are lessons we need to learn about the meaning of “consultation.”