Texada history remembered

Author Heather Harbord recounts the people and scandals drawn to the mineral-rich island in her book Texada Tapestry

Although Texada Island is now better known as the home of the illegal agriculture product called Texada Gold, it was once the focus of a real gold rush that lured cookie-tycoon William Christie.

Author Heather Harbord recounts the people and scandals drawn to the mineral-rich island in her book Texada Tapestry.

She presents her book to readers at Harbourfront library Monday (Dec. 5) at 6 p.m.