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British Columbia Religion Poll

In April 2013, the British Columbia Humanist Association commissioned a poll from Justatson Marketing Intelligence to probe the province’s religiosity and support for secular values. The results show that two-thirds of the province is not religious and one in five do not believe in a “higher power.” 116 more words

British Columbia

Breathing summer

Breathing summer
dappled sunlight like
black coffee,
bit by bit it filters through
to invigorate

every view stitched
into a quilt stored
in mind’s obscurity… 23 more words


Colossus walks

The Wood Bison is enormous. It’s a subspecies of the American bison, which gringos from Europe called buffalo. They are rather widespread in Alberta and the Northwest Territories, but not so much in British Columbia. 302 more words


Over the Border

I just returned from a brief trip across the border into Canada. We stayed in Vancouver, and explored in and around the city.

I wandered through the Museum of Anthropology UBC (University of British Columbia), the extensive UBC Botanical Gardens, and the Nitobe Memorial Garden, a fine traditional Japanese garden.  215 more words

Pacific Northwest

'I figured I’m done': How B.C. man survived on toilet water for seven days after having stroke in bathroom

Water from a toilet bowl and thoughts of his family kept a 62-year-old Dawson Creek, B.C., man alive for a week when a stroke left him partially paralyzed on his bathroom floor. 932 more words