Book Review: The Container Guide

By: Tim Wang and Craig Cannon (Self published, 2015) Living in a port city surrounded by a working harbour and rail yards its hard to... Read More

The City Before the City: “Righting History” in c̓əsnaʔəm

A public controversy erupted in 2012 when ancestral remains were unearthed during the pre-construction of a condo development on... Read More

The independent Toronto Republic of Rathnelly

To celebrate the Centennial, on Saturday, June 10,  1967, the roughly 400 residents of Rathnelly Ave. and several nearby streets... Read More

EVENT: Cǝsnǝʔǝm, the City before the City , Jan. 28th

WHEN: Thursday January 28 at 7:30pm WHERE: The Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street SPEAKERS: Viviane Gosselin (Curator of... Read More

Book Review – Made in British Columbia: Eight Ways of Making Culture

Author: Maria Tippett (Harbour Publishing, 2015) When I first received this book for review, I was intrigued by the premise it... Read More

Toronto’s most deadly disaster: the nightmare on the SS Noronic

It was late. The Noronic was quiet. The ship was docked at the foot of Yonge Street, gently rocking in the dark waves. Almost everyone... Read More

Pour one out for the Toronto Coach Terminal

For an busy intercity transit hub in a major North American city, the Toronto Coach Terminal is a sorry sight. Marooned a significant... Read More

Book Review: Raincoast Chronicles #23

Editor: Peter A. Robson (Harbour Publishing, 2015) Raincoast Chronicles is always something to look forward to. In a format that is... Read More

The Plague of Street Numbering

One of the significant challenges of the 1912 amalgamation of Strathcona and Edmonton was street naming. The two municipalities had... Read More

30 Years, Reflected — a poetic commentary

In the summer of 1985, my parents bought me my first place ticket. That ticket brought me out of the prairies, from Regina to Ottawa... Read More