Whale in the Door

A Community Unites to Protect BC's Howe Sound

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Never too early to start caring about Howe Sound/Atl’kitsem

My friend, Mai Yasue, who teaches a course in Community and Conservation at Quest University in Squamish, sent me this photo of her darling precocious daughter Melia reading Whale in the Door. She captioned it “never too early to start”… Never too early to start teaching our children about caring for the place we call home.  Never too early to fall in love with this beautiful fjord. Never too early […]

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Toronto here I come!

Waubgeshig Rice

In a few days, I will travel to Toronto for the Creative NonFiction Collective Conference. May 4 – 6. On the Saturday, I will be giving a workshop with Waubgeshig Rice, an Anishinaabe journalist and author. The subject? Building Bridges: Narrative and the Relationship Between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Canadians. I met Waubgeshig last June at the TWUC (The Writers Union of Canada) conference in Vancouver. We began a conversation on […]

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David Suzuki’s Walk of Fame

David Suzuki

Canada’s Walk of Fame honours Canadians who have made major contributions in culture, business, science, sports and technology. On March 23, the Walk of Fame unveiled a plaque in Vancouver to commemorate David Suzuki, award-winning scientist,  author, environmentalist and broadcaster, fondly remembered for his CBC TV show, The Nature of Things. Previous inductees include: Michael J. Fox, Terry Fox, Glenn Gould, Karen Kain, k.d.lang, Gordon Lightfoot, Sarah McLachlan, Deepa Mehta, […]

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