Category: Editorial

twenty years + counting

The October 1993 issue of The Bulletin featured a photograph of Jay Hirabayashi and Barbara Bourget of Kokoro Dance on the cover. It was...

Journeys + Destinations

6,929 kms, 57 ride days, 80 days total, $25,656 raised for the Alzheimer’s society of B.C., 147 generous sponsors, 3 flat tires, 3 broken...

Changing Currents

It’s a given that our world is rapidly shrinking, a phenomenon accelerated by the global spread and reach of the internet and its ability...

A Tale of two Sports

With this issue’s focus on ice hockey, it is interesting to compare the pre- and post-war periods of Japanese Canadian history in terms of...

And a time to vote . . .

To everything – turn, turn, turn There is a season – turn, turn, turn And a time for every purpose under heaven A time...

A brilliant weave

Towards the end of writer Susan Aihoshi’s piece on page 34 she writes, “While the fabric of our community was torn apart in the...

Lives lost, lives celebrated

Harry Aoki was, among other things, a composer, recording artist, conductor, impresario, efficiency expert, orchestral arranger, logger, teacher, ski instructor, musicologist, traveler and band...

Happy New Year!

As the clocked ticked over to 2013 Amy and I turned to each other and said, at the same time, “wow – what a...

a time to celebrate

So long ago – We lived inside that glory, local stars we were, shooting through the unseen dark fear clouds massing out beyond the...

Storyweaving

When a war between nations is lost The loser we know pays the cost But even when Germany fell to your hands Consider dear...

a vote for democracy

Given the lengths that previously-disenfranchised groups of people in Canada have gone through to get the right to vote, you’d think more people would cherish the right to have a say in who runs their city, their province and their country.