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    • Why liberals and conservatives will never, ever agree: [Book Review] The great divide 

      Livingstone, David (The Eric Voegelin Society, 2015-09-13)
      David Livingstone reviews "The great divide: Why liberals and conservatives will never, ever agree" by William D. Gairdner (New York: Encounter Books, 2015).
    • Why mindfulness matters: how mindfulness of paraprofessionals affects personal and professional well-being 

      Rudzroga, Janet (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
      This paper explores the action research question, How can I increase my own mindfulness and ultimately help other paraprofessionals increase their mindfulness practice? Starting as a personal journey to increase my mindfulness ...
    • Why some teachers are not likely to engage in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) designed for teachers’ professional development to help them adapt to educational innovation 

      Tao, Zhen (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019)
      The purpose of the present study was to consider the reasons of teacher’s non-engagement of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and how to implement effective professional learning in schools. Teacher’s experience of ...
    • Why teach with integrity in public education? 

      Kertes, Thomas W. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019)
      Given that students are compelled to attend school in British Columbia and the legacies of colonialism, including cultural genocide, the author asks the question: Is it moral to teach in the public-school system? Morality ...
    • Why we "care": thoughts on Canada's Indian residential school history, medical care, consent, and the law 

      Meijer Drees, Laurie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2/19/2016)
      Despite the efforts of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to acknowledge Indian Residential School (IRS) experiences and consequences, many gaps in our collective understanding of these institutions remain. Based ...
    • Why we came and why we stayed 

      Holmes, Danielle (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
      Poster encapsulating the inspiration for a research project about the immigration and naturalization experience. Visual anthropology methods are used to explore the process of becoming Canadian through the stories of family ...
    • “Why won’t they mix?”: Barriers to indigenous/non-indigenous youth relationships in Yukon high schools 

      Fabre-Dimsdale, Anyes (2020-01-10)
      The Yukon territory is home to fourteen First Nations, eleven of them self-governing. Close to 25% percent of the Yukon’s population is Indigenous. In the 5 high schools of the Yukon’s capital city of Whitehorse however, ...
    • Wild walking: A twofold critique of the walk-along method 

      Vannini, Phillip; Vannini, April (Routledge, 2017)
      Over the last decade the mobile research method known as the “go-along” (in its various manifestations such as the “ride-along” and the “walk-along”) has become increasingly popular. The popularity of the go-along makes ...
    • Wilderness cooking [title page] 

      Berglund, Berndt; Bolsby, Clare E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1973)
      Preface, a history of wilderness cooking, hunting and fishing, field dressing of game and fish, butchering of big game, curing of game and fish, wilderness cooking Indian ways, wilderness cooking buckskin ways, wilderness ...
    • Will You Marry Me?: Spectacle and Consumption in the Ritual of Marriage Proposals 

      Vannini, Phillip (John Wiley & Sons, 2004-07)
      This article examines the marriage proposal ritual in contemporary American society. A marriage proposal represents a critical shift in a romantic relationship; by formalizing one’s engagement through the exchange of ...
    • The Wilson Block 

      Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1891)
      The Wilson Block was built on Commercial Street in 1891 and later was known was the Wilson Hotel. It was gutted by fire in 1930. Just left of the Wilson Block is the "Nanaimo Free Press" building. The paper was founded by ...
    • A window to the past: Early Nanaimo photographs 

      Mar, Pamela (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1995-02-09)
      Audio recording of a presentation given by Pamela Mar to the Nanaimo Historical Society in February 1995 about photographs of early Nanaimo. Mar shares and talks about a series of photos of early Nanaimo scenes dating from ...
    • The Windsor Hotel 

      Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1887)
      Construction on the Windsor Hotel was begun in the mid-1880's at the corner of Front and Bastion Street. Over the years, the hotel has seen many additions and restorations. The Windsor became the Plaza and later the Shoreline ...
    • The winning concept 

      City of Colwood; Dick, Butch; Anthon, Dan (2018-09-15)
    • Winnipeg sturgeon 

      Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1920)
      Black and white photograph showing 2 men and a woman posing with a large sturgeon in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
    • Winter warmth 

      MacKinnon, Tanner; Merino, Hugo; Whitelaw, Mikaela (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 3/30/2016)
      Poster highlighting interdisciplinary applied community research about homelessness and shelters in Nanaimo.
    • A wish, a story, and telling experiences: a case study on student identity development 

      Smith, LeeAnn (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019)
      This study explored unanswered questions about student identity development and how storytelling experiences focused on a central novel can engage students in an elementary classroom. It may contribute to learning-based ...
    • Wo Fat Chop Suey 

      Wo Fat Chop Suey (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 14/12/2015)
      Menu from Wo Fat Chop Suey restaurant in Honolulu, HA. Family dinner, soup, chicken, fish, lobster, shrimp, duck, pork, beef, egg yuyong, look fun, wun ton or mein, chop suey, chow mein, chow wun ton, rice, gau gee, bar service.
    • Woman and man standing next to a car with a sturgeon 

      Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1950)
      Black and white photograph of a woman and man standing next to a car holding a sturgeon by the fins
    • Woman Catches Spoonbill Fish 

      Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 195?)
      Black and white photograph of a woman in a dress posing beside a vintage car, with a fishing rod in one hand and a large fish in the other.