Tofino Council rescinds and apologizes for Japanese exclusion. A list of those who left after the war.

A powerful statement by Mayor Josie Osborne (original Westerly article). Thank you Mayor Osborne. I am not going to comment further as there is no need. What I will do below the video is share names of families from Tofino, Ucluelet and Clayoquot that I have discovered in my research about internment.

To the Editor: A path connecting the whole Valley.

Update: Published online at the AVNews. There are so many people on our streets and sidewalks; walking, cycling, jogging, rolling in motorized wheelchairs, or gliding along on a scooter. It makes me pine for a path that efficiently links the two ‘sides’ of our City. Yet there always has been one from the harbour to […]

Earth Day 2019 – Letting go of the past is hard but exciting!

It’s Earth Day! On this special combination of Earth Day and Easter Monday I find myself reflecting on how it can be hard to let something go. I had a big reminder of that this week. 14 years ago, on the 22nd of June 2005, I had to let something go that was dear to […]