Woman with a Winning Streak

pamand Liberal candidate Pam Goldsmith-Jones knows how to turn cynical politics into radical policy. She can learn even from a sales job and sexist comments hurled at her.

John Weston: The Weight of Legacy


Conservative candidate John Weston says service to community and country is deeply rooted in his family history.

Larry Koopman: The Child of the Prairies


Working on the farm during his childhood in the prairies, Larry Koopman of NDP saw in daily practice the ideals of social justice and direct community action.

Ken Melamed: The Activist Politician


The maverick Ken Melamed of Green Party was the only Whistler councillor to oppose the hosting of the Olympics

The Joy of Sharing


Despite health issues that limit her mobility, Susan Magnuson has been part of the food drive for the last four years for the sheer joy of it.

A Town in Action: The Making of Our Hospital


In the early 1950s, when the community decided to build its own hospital, the biggest challenge was to raise funds. How people came together in a rare cooperative spirit and accomplished the task can be a valuable lesson for today’s Squamish.

How Sachi Survived the Hiroshima Bombing


After incinerating fire and black rain came years of scarcity and disease. Sachi Rummel, now a Squamish resident, survived it all.

Get Healed by a Dog


Skybear is no ordinary dog, not on the weekdays when she is at her job spreading love and happiness among the guests at the Chopra Treatment Centre in Paradise Valley.

An Hour That Can Change a Life


You don’t need a degree in psychology to mentor a child at Big Brothers and Big Sisters