4 Leslie Campbell | MEDIA AS WEAPONS OF MASS DISTRACTION
Whistle blowers, citizen activists and persistent journalists are the antidote.
10 David Broadland | THE WHISTLE BLOWER’S TALE: PART 2
The spyware installed on Mayor-elect Richard Atwell’s computer was only one of three IT strategies that targeted him.
14 Judith Lavoie | DRAFTING THE REGION’S FUTURE
While Mike Hicks fears the Regional Sustainability Strategy’s teeth will bite his community, others say they aren’t sharp enough.
16 Katherine Palmer Gordon | MORTON VS DFO
You’d think Fisheries and Oceans Canada would be on the side of wild salmon. Think again.
18 Leslie Campbell | INGMAR’S WORRY
Do articulated tug barges, each carrying millions of gallons of hydrocarbon fuels, pose a threat to our coast?
20 David Broadland | KALYNCHUK’S LEGACY
The CRD is fighting to prevent release of a record that could show how badly they estimated one of the costs of sewage treatment.
22 Ray Grigg | THE FUTURE IS PLASTIC
World Oceans Day on June 8 is a good time to ponder our use and abuse of plastic and how it impacts the environment.
26 Aaren Madden | REVISITING THE SIXTIES SCENE
Legacy’s new exhibition illustrates a formative time in Victoria’s modern art history.
38 Mollie Kaye | IMMERSION IN THE SOUND
Ensemble Laude presents two concerts in June, displaying the power of choral music.
40 Amy Reiswig | A HEALING PLACE
A visual and literary homage to Tod Inlet, its history, nature, and people.
42 Gene Miller | SEDUCTION BY THE TECHNOCRATS
Amalgamation may destroy that which makes this place meaningful.
44 Briony Penn | POETIC JUSTICE
A sense of humour and humility are essential as settlers wade into the rich intertidal zone of decolonization.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | OVERCOMING GODZILLA
Despite federal neglect, local youth are taking meaningful action.
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