Volume 30 Number 4
4 Leslie Campbell | MATH AND ETHICS ARGUE AGAINST TRANS MOUNTAIN
If we’re going to lower emissions, allowing Alberta to increase fossil-fuel-related exports will harm the rest of Canada.
12 Mary-Wynne Ashford | ONE NUCLEAR BOMB IS TOO MANY
Addressing the generational gap in understanding around nuclear disarmament.
14 David Broadland | WHY ARE CITY COUNCILLORS ACCEPTING A WORLD-CLASS BODGE?
The City is refusing to provide records that would show who knew what, and when they knew it.
18 Leslie Campbell | DEVELOPMENT BESIDE GONZALES HILL PARK RAISES ALARM
Is the CRD failing to steward its only regional park in the core of the city?
22 Alan Cassels | “DRUG HOLIDAYS” AND DEPRESCRIBING
The growing movement to wind back excess medication.
24 Briony Penn | DID SAANICH’S EDPA POSE A THREAT TO PROPERTY VALUES?
Was a real battle fought over an invented crisis?
28 Judith Lavoie | SHOULD FARMLAND BE RESERVED FOR FOOD GROWING?
Marijuana greenhouses, wineries and monster houses are eroding BC’s already limited capacity to feed itself.
30 Pamela Roth | ARE THE CITY OF VICTORIA’S MARIJUANA REGULATIONS WORKING?
And what will happen next summer when recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada?
32 Aaren Madden | FORM AS MEANING(S)
Four First Nations curators bring new perspectives to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Pacific Northwest prints collection.
45 Mollie Kaye | Dana Statham
Painter circumnavigates Vancouver Island.
48 Mollie Kaye | PLAYS WITH PURPOSE AND MEANING
Zelda Dean sees theatre as a way to break down barriers.
52 Mollie Kaye | ORCHESTRATING A LIFE
Conductor Yariv Aloni lands, learns, and leads in Victoria.
54 Monica Prendergast | NOT IN OUR SPACE
Harassment, bullying and theatre culture.
56 Amy Reiswig | THE STRENGTH IN VULNERABILITY
Claire Sicherman delves into the silent stories of her family’s traumatic past.
58 Gene Miller | AMALGACIDE
Is the call for political amalgamation of CRD municipalities, at its core, motivated by toxic social impulses?
60 Maleea Acker | LOOKING AT THE TINY THINGS
Mary Haig-Brown wants us to see vital connections in the natural world.
62 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | WE DESERVE EVERYTHING WE’RE GOING TO GET
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