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lou-allin's picture
Dec.11.2012
          On the Queen’s birthday celebration in May 1896, an overloaded trolley car collapsed a bridge, killing over fifty people in British Columbia’s capital.  Victoria has a rich history beginning with the HBC, the Royal Navy, and a few gold...
lou-allin's picture
Nov.27.2012
    The Next Big Thing Interview: I was tapped by Barbara Fradkin, one of Canada’s most decorated mystery novelists, to join this blog tag. Check out her entry at www.typem4murder.blogspot.ca/ Scroll down to Nov. 21.   As for my answers, 1. What is your working title of your book?...
jennifer-mclagan's picture
Aug.25.2011
This is only my second post for August.  Read more
sharon-tillotson's picture
Oct.14.2010
Several years ago I was fortunate to land in the West End of downtown Vancouver BC. My apartment is fairly spacious and I have a small view of the ocean which is heavenly - but it lacks a balcony on which to grow plants. This living in a big city is a new thing for me - I’ve always been a small-...
karen-topakian's picture
Sep.02.2010
Not sure how. Not sure why. But we fall short of their greatness. When Peg and I spent a long weekend this summer in Vancouver, British Columbia (a place where I could easily live if I had to flee these United States), we decided that the only advantage we had over them were our curb cuts. Ours in...
robert-sward's picture
May.11.2009
Then there's Scarlet the Parrot. Worked as editor for a commercial publishing house on Vancouver Island. I was doing penance for the poems of mine that the University found 'incomprehensible.' I was editing books on the history of logging, the history of mining, the history of trucking, etc., in...
david-stanley's picture
Jan.05.2009
Boomtown Nanaimo, British Columbia, is currently one of the hottest housing markets in Canada. Baby boomers all across the country are casting their aging eyes west in their quest for a retirement haven, and the many advantages of Nanaimo, BC, are becoming known. First off, there's the mild climate...