4 STRONG SANCTIONS NEEDED FOR DESTROYING PUBLIC RECORDS
The “duty to document” may sound like boring bureaucratese, but it’s crucial to a functioning democracy.
12 BEHIND THE EMERGENCY WARD CURTAIN
A plea for a better, more compassionate health care system.
14 Who, me?
Canadians increasingly hate each other over politics. To reverse that trend we need to think beyond our natural tribe.
16 ARE LOCAL VOTERS SHIFTING TO THE GREENS?
Disillusionment with politics-as-usual could signal a new election landscape on Southern Vancouver Island.
20 THE COWICHAN RIVER: LOVING AND LOGGING IT TO DEATH
The logic of a watershed, including development and forestry’s role in its demise, is playing out sadly in the Cowichan Valley.
26 IS THERE ANY DEMAND FOR ALBERTA BITUMEN IN ASIA?
A retired physics professor ground-truths the tanker traffic at Burnaby’s Westridge Terminal.
28 FABRICATING JOBS AND HASTENING CLIMATE CATASTROPHE
Your tax dollars at work: LNG Canada is creating much-needed employment in Zhuhai, China.
30 ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND THE MYTH OF THE “CHEMICAL IMBALANCE”
Psychiatrist Dr Joanna Moncrieff says “often there are better ways to deal with things” than taking drugs.
32 IN VICTORIA, NO ONE IS WATCHING THE WATCHERS
Can the rise of surveillance in our culture and city coexist with a right to privacy?
The new bridge broke down after little more than a year of service. What else did the project’s leadership bequeath future taxpayers?
36 DRAMA, PASSION AND CONTROL AT THE END OF HER FINGERTIPS
Eunmi Conacher strives to communicate the feelings of a place with energetic brushstrokes and saturated colour.
50 JAMES AND HIS GIANT PEACH ADD SPARKLE TO VICTORIA
Jimbo Insell is grateful for everything, especially his creative life.
How well do Victoria theatre companies incorporate gender equity and diversity?
Mahler, artificial intelligence, and Victoria’s genius for safety.
Saving forests and removing invasives in Saanich.
62 OUR GOVERNMENT NEEDS US TO SHOW RESOLVE
Tired of being used by the corporate world? Revolt by exercising the common-sense muscle.
Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic
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