MEIKLE, Marg




Author Tags: Advice, First Nations

Margaret Meikle of Vancouver appeared on Vicki Gabereau's CBC Radio Program as The Answer Lady. Her books have included Dear Answer Lady, Return of the Answer Lady and Funny You Should Ask: Weird But True Answers To 1151/2 Wacky Questions (Scholastic, 1998, 2004); plus two civic guides, Bumbering Around Vancouver and Dog City: Vancouver (Polestar $16.95) a resource guide for urban dog owners with information on first aid and emergency services, local doggie trivia and a poem by Canada's self-appointed poet laureate (of 'doggerel'), Bill Richardson. With Bowen Island's Dannie McArthur, an executive producer of CBC-TV's Booked on Saturday Night, Marg Meikle also published a follow-up volume entitled Garden City: Vancouver (Polestar, 1999). Her longest-lasting book might be her least known and first, Cowichan Indian Knitting (UBC Museum of Anthropology, Museum Note No. 21, 1987), a guide to the history and making of Cowichan Indian Sweaters on Vancouver Island.

[BCBW 2003] "Advice" "First Nations"