Monthly Archives: May 2014

Redemption—A Hymn for Canadian Home Children

“Are we a people who have lost our ghosts? Or are we in fact haunted by them, but can’t remember their names?” —Laying the Children’s Ghosts to Rest, Sean Arthur Joyce, Hagios Press 2014 What do I mean by this? I … Continue reading

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Spring in the Mountains: Lemon Creek update

Now that spring has finally arrived here in the mountains, the bullshit just keeps right on flowing along with the glacial melt. As I reported in the April 23 Valley Voice issue (, MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy did a fine … Continue reading

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