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Published 2018

PRM 2018 cover

The Transition Issue
Masthead 2018

List of contributors to the 2018 issue.

wildfires

Taking the Heat

BC’s worst wildfire season on record brought out the best efforts of firefighters despite the challenges.

transhealth

We Wish We Had It Yesterday

Transgender patients have limited options for trans-competent health care in BC, but advocates are working toward positive change.

palliative-care

Toward the Light

Local health advocates provide accessible care to residents facing end of life in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood.

whale-shark

Don’t Feed the Whale Sharks

Tourists in the Philippines who feed whale sharks unknowingly harm the very creature they had come to see.

salmon-shark

What About the Salmon Sharks?

A seasoned Alaskan diver highlights the need for more information about salmon shark populations and their conservation.

children-outside

Children on the Outside

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver improves the lives of children who have parents in prison.

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Creating Space

Expensive studio rent in large cities makes artists come up with creative solutions in both design and concept.

country-cafes

Top 3 Country Cafés

Get off the beaten path and discover the uniqueness of small country cafés in southwestern BC.

Kokomo

Healthy vegan soft serve and organic, plant-based noodle and smoothie bowls with tempt anyone’s appetite

yoga-retreat

A Modern Escape

Yoga retreats offer people a chance to escape from the city and reconnect with mind, body, and community.

mend-piece

The Art of Mending

Yoko Ono’s Mend Piece uses shattered ceramics to bring people together in unexpected ways and with unexpected results.

Scientist Faces Fallout

Death threats have not deterred a scientist from reporting data about negligible Fukushima radiation on the BC coast.

cartems

Dreams and Donuts

For Cartems, selling donuts is not all about making a profit; it’s the people who come first.

reconciliation-pole

A Better Brighter Future

Reflecting past hardships of Canada’s Indian residential school system, Reconciliation Pole is a beacon symbolizing hope and change.

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Eating Solo

South Koreans are dining alone more often but they are doing so with social media companionship.

ubc-forestry

New Roots

UBC Forestry teaches skills to Chinese transfer students in an investment that has benefited BC’s forest industry.

student-housing

Room for Rent

International students face difficulty finding affordable and safe rental accommodations while going to school in Vancouver.

conifer-sketch

Conferring with the Conifers

Conifer trees in the forests of British Columbia use different survival tactics to deal with wildfire.

superfoods

Backyard Superfoods

For anyone interested in foraging, your next healthy meal might just have ingredients from your own back yard.

1989-cover

A Window Through Time

A glance back to an image that made the cover of the first issue of Pacific Rim Magazine.

salmon-n-bannock

Salmon n’ Bannock

Vancouver’s only First Nations owned and operated restaurant offers traditional dishes made from organic and ethically sourced ingredients.

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MYST

Popular dishes, drinks, and desserts from China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, and more, all in one restaurant.

Pink Clothing

A Fitting Solution

Many used items of clothing are simply tossed into the garbage, but this does not have to happen.

Langara Digital and Print Publishing Program