4 Leslie Campbell | CAUTIONARY TALES ON THE ROAD TO BOLD AND INNOVATIVE
It’s political will—not ideas—that we’ve been missing in reducing homelessness.
10 Elizabeth May | 2015: the year that must change everything. How we can make up for nine years of lost time?
12 David Broadland | THE WHISTLE BLOWER’S TALE
Did Saanich staff conspire to spy on the newly-elected mayor?
18 Judith Lavoie | SHAWNIGAN LAKE BATTLE ESCALATES
With legal costs already over $1 million, the traumatized community continues its fight against a contaminated soil dump.
20 Briony Penn | LORI AND GOLIATH
A scientific communicator takes on big oil and its so-called regulator.
24 Derry McDonell | A-WORD CONVERSATION CONTINUES
Former BC Premier Mike Harcourt tells a pro-amalgamation crowd that citizens will have to lead the way.
26 Aaren Madden | OYSTERCATCHER GIRL
Anne Hansen paints joyful natural images as antidote to social injustices.
40 Monica Prendergast | PLAYS WITH SOMETHING TO SAY
Social commentary abounds in the upcoming UNO Fest.
42 Amy Reiswig | THE MYSTERY
The complexities of our relations with other animals are explored in a new anthology.
44 Gene Miller | ENRIQUE’S FATAL ERROR
There’s nothing like a crisis—even if it’s someone else’s—to remind us that the true meaning of life is survival itself.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | RATS!
They love the Garden City too.
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