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On the northern tip of Vancouver Island, a low-lying fog obscures the treetops. The Island’s knotty, mountainous spine, and the brooding faces of the…
On one of those cold, foggy days we had near the end of January 2022, I pushed through the glass doors at the Cumberland…
A turkey vulture soars in a thermal updraft at the upper edge of the troposphere in 1913. Below, the temperate rainforest of Vancouver Island…
At the turn of the twentieth century, a would-be investor in Victoria, BC sat down with his morning coffee and opened a booklet entitled…
Laced with tenderness and humour, Grant Buday’s Orphans of Empire weaves three mid-nineteenth century frontier stories into a gritty and desolate tale of British…

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