4 Leslie Campbell | THE LAST STRATEGIC VOTE
Let’s make sure that next time we can vote our conscience and know it will count.
10 Bill McKibben | EXXON’S CLIMATE LIE
Decades ago the company’s scientists warned about climate change but Exxon executives chose to fund doubt.
12 David Broadland | THE ORIGINS OF SPYYNICH
Was the surveillance software installed on the newly-elected mayor’s computer by Saanich staff a case of tit for tat?
14 David Broadland | BRIDGE EXPENSE MOUNTS
Would the new bridge survive a collision with common sense?
16 Judith Lavoie | HOMELESSNESS INITIATIVE: GLIMMER OF HOPE OR “FART IN THE AIR”?
“Housing First” is easier in theory than in practice, especially given multiple municipalities and lack of senior government support.
18 Briony Penn | CERMAQ V. THE PEOPLE
The rise and fall of fish farming in Ahousaht territory.
20 Alan Cassels | THE SLIPPERY STATS ON FLU VACCINES
Are flu shots 60 percent effective? Or are they 3 percent effective in a good year and 1 percent in a bad year?
22 Aaren Madden | PEN TO PAPER
Amy Frank’s art practice encompasses creative expression, advocacy and powerful coping tools in her struggle with mental illness.
36 Mollie Kaye | MUSIC FROM 1000 YEARS AGO
An early music ensemble from France is expected to perform magic at Alix Goolden Hall this month.
38 Monica Prendergast | SAYING BIG THINGS SMALL
Ronnie Burkett returns to town this month with his puppets and improvisational-style theatre.
40 Amy Reiswig | ON ORIGINS AND ENDINGS
Arleen Paré explores tiny but sometimes momentous moments of intersection, where we connect unexpectedly.
42 Gene Miller | GIMME SHELTER
The homeless on Victoria’s downtown streets offer a full-colour snapshot of response failure.
44 Maleea Acker | MALTBY LAKE'S ECOLOGICAL WONDERS
Carmel and Woody Thomson show how love of place can keep it safe.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | THE MAN WHO FELL FROM THE SKY
The story of a young soldier from Victoria helps us remember why we should strive for peace.
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