Secret Beaches Of The Salish Sea: The Northern Gulf Islands by Theo Dombrowski

By Theo Dombrowski

Within the 5th quantity within the mystery shorelines sequence, certainly one of at the Salish Sea, you'll notice noteworthy shorelines within the northern Gulf Islands, together with Denman, Quadra, Gabriola, Hornby and Texada. As in his past volumes, Theo offers complete descriptions of every seashore in order that you'll be capable to locate the fitting place to your job, from team picnics to romantic cuddles, leisurely strolls to wild woodsy walks, relatives explorations to soul-searching solitary afternoons gazing the clouds race throughout an island-dotted horizon. realize the place to release a kayak, the place to trap a few rays or the place to identify surf scoters, harlequin geese and Pacific white-sided dolphins.

Theo's hand-drawn maps are quintessential, as each one island marks its public seashore entry issues in a different way, in the event that they mark them in any respect. His designated entries are followed via an illustrative picture or portray for every seashore. As traditional, the fascinating work and pictures are performed through Theo himself.

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The overseas representatives were no doubt gratified that Curzon's final report spoke of the need for further imperial consultations before any territorial bargains could be made with Britain's war allies. The sub11 12 The minutes of the Milner committee are in CAB 21/71; those of the Curzon committee are in CAB 21/77. CID, sub-committee on territorial changes. Minutes and interim reports of the committee are in CAB 16/36. 13 Constitutional affairs, 191J As discussions in the Imperial War Cabinet progressed from the immediate problems of the military conflict to the possible terms for peace, a variety of other issues less directly concerned with the war was examined in the Imperial War Conference, which assembled under the chairmanship of the colonial secretary on alternate days to the Imperial Cabinet.

D. for consultative purposes - and no doubt found in this another good reason for not pursuing his own policy too strenuously. D. meetings before the war, one held in August 1913 and the other in July 1914, and on neither occasion were matters of consequence to Canada discussed. In attendance at the latter meeting was George Perley, minister without portfolio (though a close colleague of the prime minister) whom Borden had sent to London to act temporarily as high commissioner and to resume discussions about naval defence - control of the Canadian Senate now seemed in the offing.

10 A more rewarding opportunity for tangible British-dominion consultations came at a later stage of the Imperial War Cabinet's proceedings, when after three weeks of appraising military affairs, the discussion turned to a consideration of possible conditions for a future settlement of peace. From the British point of view, consultation about peace terms was a practical necessity. Since any final peace treaty would be the product of an international conference, at which the dominions would understandably 10 A fuller treatment of the range of strategic discussion at the 1917 meetings is provided by G.

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