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The dead speak in sixteenth-century wills

For VIU historian Cathryn Spence, wills are a deadly serious business. They are not, however, merely legal documents. They also offer rich insights into the everyday world of ordinary people who lived in days gone by. “The importance of…

Greg Bush to speak on jazz music in Canada

This year is Canada's sesquicentennial. It is also the 100th anniversary of the very first jazz recording, and it is the first year of the Nanaimo International Jazz Festival. Greg Bush, Department of Music, will bring these events together…