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Before We Lost the Lake

For thousands of years, the broad expanse between Sumas and Vedder Mountains east of Vancouver lay under water, forming the bed of Sumas Lake. As recently as a century ago, the lake's shores stood four ...

Food Was Her Country

By Marusya Bociurkiw
Categories: Memoir, LGBTQ+

How can a god-fearing Catholic, immigrant mother and her godless, bohemian daughter possibly find common ground? Food Was Her Country is the story of a mother, her queer daughter and their tempestuous ...

Swelling With Pride

Edited by Sara Graefe
Categories: Anthology, LGBTQ+

There's no straightforward path to LGBTQ2 parenthood and just as every queer person has their own coming out story, every LGBTQ2 family has a unique conception or adoption story.

In Swelling With Pride: ...

The Small Way

By Onjana Yawnghwe
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

What strange gravity draws two people together? What pulls them apart? In The Small Way a woman re-evaluates herself and her marriage as she comes to terms with a spouse's transition. Intimate and powerful, ...

Blossoms in the Gold Mountains

By Lily Chow
Categories: BC History

Third book by de facto expert on Chinese Immigration to BC reveals never-before-told stories relevant to food, politics and national heritage. In this long awaited third book, author Lily Chow further ...

Fernie at War

By Wayne Norton
Categories: BC History

From "enemy alien" internment camps to WWI disillusionment - these are the five pivotal years that shaped Fernie, BC, a city instrumental to the national identity of Canada. Fernie, a small community ...

North of Familiar

In 1974, Terry Milos moved to rural northern Canada, to pursue her dream of homesteading. Following the seventies trend of the back-to-landers, she and her partner left the city life for what they imagined ...

What the Mouth Wants

By Monica Meneghetti
Categories: Memoir, LGBTQ+

The redefinition of family values as seen from the eyes of a polyamorous, queer Italian Canadian obsessed with food.

This mouthwatering, intimate, and sensual memoir traces Monica Meneghetti's unique life ...

Ootsa Lake Odyssey

From the 1920s to 1952, George and Else Seel lived about sixty kilometres south of Burns Lake near the small farming settlement of Wistaria on the western shore of Ootsa Lake. Like many early twentieth ...

Not My Fate

By Janet Romain
Categories: Biography, BIPOC

Josephine Caplin (Jo) was born into a world marred by maternal abandonment, alcoholism and traumatic epileptic seizures. In grade three, she was apprehended by child services and separated from her protective ...