4 Leslie Campbell | SUMMER’S BOUNTY
Animals, vegetables, and a thought-provoking book.
8 Jo-Ann Roberts | STOP HARPER—AND BEYOND
Victorians who want to stop Harper might also want to elect an MP who is free to speak the truth.
10 David Broadland | THE $130-MILLION QUESTION
The Johnson Street Bridge project director says the new bridge will be “somewhat less robust” than the existing bridge. Why?
14 Judith Lavoie | AT ISSUE: KINDER MORGAN’S TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE
Where do the parties stand on allowing another 890,000 barrels of tar sands bitumen to be shipped past Victoria each day?
16 Briony Penn | SONORA OLD-GROWTH FORESTS TO FEED PENSIONERS?
Owned by government pension plans, TimberWest appears set to ignore a Forest Practices Board finding about its logging on the island.
18 Aaren Madden | THE MIRACLE BEFORE US
By re-presenting landscapes with views both intimate and monumental, Brent Lynch invokes the sanctity of the everyday.
32 Monica Prendergast | GENDER EQUITY IN THEATRE
A recent report suggests not enough has changed for women in theatre.
34 Amy Reiswig | THE FIGHT FOR REAL FOOD
From Madrona Farm in the Blenkinsop Valley, a new book explores a global vision rooted in the earth.
36 Alan Cassels | THE ORTHOPAEDIC WAITING GAME
Vancouver Island’s aging baby boomers, coupled with stretched budgets and operating rooms,have created a perfect storm for timely access to needed joint surgery.
42 Gene Miller | WAR BETWEEN WORLDS
Contemporary circumstances, including shrinking governments, demand that we, the human family, be socially innovative.
44 Maleea Acker | MANY SWALLOWS MAKE A SUMMER
Malcolm Rodin volunteers his time to nurture native (mosquito-eating) songbirds.
46 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | IF I HAD A HAMMER…
Provide a home and the rest follows.
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