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When Racism Reigned: Japanese Internment in Canada

Norm Gibbons

A COLLAGE OF PERSPECTIVES: Seventy-three years ago on December 7, 1941,  the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. In response, the United States Congress declared war upon the Empire of Japan that same day.  Canadian Prime Minister, W. L. Mackenzie King, announced the Cabinet’s decision to declare war on Japan the next day, Dec. 8, 1941. […]

Paint the Effect

Rex Weyler

On July 19 of this year, Canadian poet and author Dennis E. Bolen published a review, in the Vancouver Sun, referring to the Norm Gibbons novel, Voyage of the Arrogant, as “narrative impressionism.” The term appeared new to me, but made sense. Impressionism emerged as a visual art revolution, but it rose from roots in […]

Cortes Art

Monica Nawrocki

Last year, the Credit Union asked me to put together “some sort of writing theme” for their display window. The exhibition featured a book collection by local authors. I probably missed a few, but still managed to fill an entire shelf. For the uninitiated, our island has a population of about 900 souls. My favourite fiction […]