Volume 30 Number 1
4 Leslie Campbell | ARE THE CRD’S CLIMATE CHANGE GOALS PIE-IN-THE-SKY?
One key policy, densification of the core, makes little sense
in the face of the CRD’s impotence in controlling sprawl.
14 David Broadland | DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS ON THE STEEP DESCENT AHEAD
To create a realistic pathway to a low-carbon regional transportation system,
science—not activism—needs to lead the way forward.
20 Leslie Campbell | BC BURNING
A forest and fire ecologist discusses her research on how to reduce
the damage being done to BC’s forests by fires.
24 Briony Penn | NEW GOVERNMENT WILL REVIEW “PROFESSIONAL RELIANCE”
The practice may have played a leading role
in creating some of BC’s most high-profile environmental blunders.
26 Alan Cassels | BETTER PROSPECTS FOR SUSTAINABLE HEALTHCARE?
Our new provincial government faces a litmus test
in how it deals with diabetes-mongering.
28 Judith Lavoie | TREES, AND THE CLIMATE FORECAST FOR VICTORIA
Expect hotter summers and winter deluges. Retaining trees could
reduce the worst impacts, including the cost of mitigation.
30 Briony Penn | BEACONS OF HOPE FOR THE SALISH SEA
Can a swimmer, First Nations and Thomas Berger, QC,
turn the tide on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline?
32 Aaren Madden | THERE IS TRUTH HERE
First Nations children’s art, created at residential and day schools,
opens pathways for healing and reconciliation.
50 Mollie Kaye | THE BILLS, DECADE THREE
The beloved Victoria-based Canadian roots band
continues to evolve and thrive.
54 Monica Prendergast | HOMEGROWN, CANADIAN THEATRE
Victorians can enjoy a wealth of made-in-Canada works
being staged locally this fall.
56 Amy Reiswig | REFUGIUM: POEMS FOR THE PACIFIC
Victoria poet laureate Yvonne Blomer combines literary forces
to appreciate and protect our large salty neighbour.
58 Gene Miller | EXIT, DREAMING
With David Butterfield’s passing, Victoria has lost
one of its major investors in social capital.
60 Maleea Acker | BRING SUSTAINABILITY HOME
A field trip to Northern Europe is “offset” by
the ripple effect of knowledge gained.
62 Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic | ONE MAN’S TRASH
Could “garbage” soon become obsolete?
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