Protecting our natives
Isolated pockets of Garry oak ecosystem remain one of the West Coast’s most
valued yet most threatened treasures.
By Kathryn Carlson
Sidebar: Canada’s hot spots
PORTRAIT OF PLACE
Salt of the earth
Get a taste of the creativity that blossoms in Saltspring’s
grassroots Saturday market.
By Roger Brunt
Sidebar: Market change
Meaning behind the masks
Master carver Herb Rice explains what mask making means to him and his culture.
By Kate Wallace
Sidebar: Give and take
Place of refuge
From Athabascans to ex-slaves, hippies to cultural misfits, follow a timeline
of the islands’ history of sanctuary.
By Jenn Hardy
Sidebar: A new refuge:
Gulf Islands National Park Reserve