Perrin Lindelauf has spent nearly a decade in the wonderful city of Kyoto, spending his free time seeking out hidden spots and writing about them for regional magazines and papers. His first book, <em>National Geographic Traveler: Japan</em>, was published in 2013. He has returned to his native Vancouver recently, and is an expert in sustainable travel.
James was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, and educated at universities across Canada. A graduate student specializing in sociology, he is well versed in subjects that highlight the individual and society at the intersections of time and place. Some subject James has explored are as diverse as they are interesting; society and law, to video games and literacy. Over the years he has led several educational tour groups in the Vancouver region, highlighting key areas of interest and historic quality. His education and lived experience give James a unique perspective on what it means to be a Vancouverite in a contemporary fast moving world.
Maurice Guibord is the President of the Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique. He has been involved in culture and heritage for almost 30 years. His museum experience in the curatorial and programming areas in Calgary’s Glenbow Museum and the Burnaby Village Museum matches his involvement in heritage, cultural and museum organizations in Alberta and B.C. He is also a founding director of the Heritage Vancouver Society, and is active with Radio-Canada (French-language CBC) as a chronicler in the heritage field. He holds a Masters in History from Simon Fraser university, and has been a resident of Greater Vancouver for over 25 years.