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I delve into the continually unexpected history of Vancouver Island’s peoples and places. Join me as I interview remarkable islanders and comb through source…
To appreciate Wilson Duff’s biography, you need not know who he was—Wilson Duff Coming Back, a Life is about more than just one man….
The owner of the Antique Barn is always on the lookout for interesting artifacts. His most recent purchase? A military jet….
Dave Flawse In a previous interview with Island History Notable Christine Meutzner, she had suggested I check out Dalys Barney’s blog because it was…
If you’ve ever wondered how Strathcona Provincial Park’s largest lake could ever be allowed to be flooded, Catherine Marie Gilbert’s A Journey Back to…
In January 1913, Chief Constable David Stephenson heaves on a pair of wooden oars. He rows towards Kahklutter, the luck stone—a partly submerged chunk…
In February 2022, I peered into the glass doors of the Nanaimo archives and met Archives Manager, Christine Meutzner to talk about her 25…
a meditative, essay-style narrative, Barry Gough’s Possessing Meares Island guides the reader from the island’s murky origins to a court case of David…

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