Threatened by Fire: Why Some Residents Stay

Threatened by Fire: Why Some Residents Stay

By Amanda Follett Hosgood Even in moments of helplessness, there’s power in standing by, in watching the unthinkable. This summer, multiple wildfires burning out of control in the BC Interior merged into a single fire estimated to be more than 467,000 hectares, making...
Breaking Bread and Barriers

Breaking Bread and Barriers

By Moe Kafer Food is like a doorway into any culture. When you meet someone you would like to know better, oftentimes you invite them to your table to break bread. When you travel, you sample the culture by going to a market or a restaurant, to really get a feel of...
When a Reporter Stops Asking Questions (Q&A)

When a Reporter Stops Asking Questions (Q&A)

Trevor Jang is a Vancouver-based journalist who, last year, was assigned to travel across northern British Columbia and listen to its residents: a somewhat foreign and uncomfortable experience in a profession whose dominant role is to ask questions.

Indigenous Education through Homeschooling

Indigenous Education through Homeschooling

I had always planned to homeschool my eight-year-old son. Yet, when kindergarten rolled around, he decided he wanted to go to the local public school, where most of his friends were.

Liberian Beekeeping: Myth versus Science

Liberian Beekeeping: Myth versus Science

We arrived in Liberia in 2007 to help rebuild schools after a 14-year civil war decimated the county. We didn’t realize at that time that our main focus would become training adults in beekeeping.