1999

More Than Skin-Deep

Reptiles as curios, food, pets, and aphrodisiacs. No wonder the black market reptile trade is third only to weapons and drugs. [read more]

Behind the Seams

A local fashion designer is reaping the benefits of what she has sewn. [read more]

Olympic Airs

Snowboarders Lori Glazier and Derek Heidt talk about their emotional roller-coaster ride in Nagano. [read more]

The Story of Tea

The Chinese have extolled its nutritional and therapeutic effects for centuries. Now, Westerners are learning how tea enhances comfort and health. [read more]

Hosting 2000 with Style

Party like Bill Gates with expert advice from überhostess Pat Rekert and caterer extraordinaire Lesley Stowe. [read more]

Hockey Night in Japan

The NHL scores big on Japanese ice with the first-ever regular season games played outside of North America. [read more]

Loyal to Country

A museum opens to honour Chinese Canadian veterans who fought for social acceptance. [read more]

The Art of Strategy

After more than 2,000 years, Sun-Tzu’s The Art of War may be the most influential book on resolving conflicts in the business world today. [read more]

BC Lumber Building Japan

When the eastern U.S. market dried up for the province’s forest industry, B.C.’s wood producers found a market farther east: the Far East. [read more]

Of Posts and Beams

The Island School of Building Arts teaches how to build houses using modular posts and beams and recycled materials. [read more]

The New Voice of Immersion

An alternative to the French Immersion Program is opening new doors in second language education. [read more]