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  • ‘Generosity breeds generosity’: Restaurateur Vikram Vij reflects on his culinary journey from India to Canada

    ‘Generosity breeds generosity’: Restaurateur Vikram Vij reflects on his culinary journey from India to Canada

    Tom Cruise, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Martha Stewart have all waited their turn for a table at Vij's Restaurant in Vancouver
  • Queen of the North captain makes case for what caused disaster

    Queen of the North captain makes case for what caused disaster

    The Queen of the North Disaster:  The Captain’s Story By Colin Henthorne Harbour Publishing When the BC Ferry Queen of the North left Prince Rupert at 8:00 p.m., March 21 in 2006, it seemed like the beginning of just another routine run south to Port Hardy on the northern tip of Vancouver Island, a cruise […]
  • Interview: Anosh Irani's character chooses 'a lesser version of a dream'

    Interview: Anosh Irani's character chooses 'a lesser version of a dream'

    The Parcel Anosh Irani Knopf  Advertisers rely on “exotic” as shorthand for a safe and palatable unknown. “A destination awash in exotic flavours, colours, and music” could be posted on any cruise ship website to promote an excursion to a tropical port’s souvenir market. North Vancouver’s Anosh Irani isn’t selling vacation dreams. He’s depicting a […]
  • Sorestad pens poetry of the American Southwest

    Sorestad pens poetry of the American Southwest

    HAZARDS OF EDEN: Poems from the Southwest By Glen Sorestad, Lamar University Press, $20 BEDLAM COWSLIP: The John Clare Poems By Jeanette Lynes, Wolsak and Wynn, $18 FAUXCCASIONAL POEMS By Daniel Scott Tysdal, Goose Lane, $19.95   Saskatoon’s Glen Sorestad, the first poet laureate of Saskatchewan, holds on to his laurel crown as he cruises […]

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