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A motorhome sits amid the burnt debris in the Village of Lytton, B.C. on Friday, July 9, 2021 following a massive wildfire that tore through the town destroying 90 per cent of it. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

OPINION: The Village of Lytton turned to ashes in moments

‘We drive by piles of ash and crumbled brick. What used to be there?’ writes Jenna Hauck

Brenda Anderson Off Topic

COLUMN: Anti-vaxxer rhetoric flies in the face of modern medicine

Every online conspiracy theorist is also an expert in virology, apparently

The Comox Glacier on Sept. 28, 2013 (top) and Sept. 28, 2020 (bottom). It is predicted to be completely gone in 25 years due to human caused climate change. Photos by Fred Fern

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: The connection between climate grief and mental health

Megan Tomlinson Special to The Record In the summer of 2019, Iceland…

  • Jul 7, 2021
A map created by the Ministry of Forests shows the activity of the Bea Fire in Beaverdell, B.C. in 1989, including one house in particular (at bottom right) that was nearly completely surrounded by flames. (Ministry of Forests)

COLUMN: Looking back on historic fire that nearly destroyed a B.C. town

Enormous firefighting effort saved Beaverdell from destruction in 1989

A map created by the Ministry of Forests shows the activity of the Bea Fire in Beaverdell, B.C. in 1989, including one house in particular (at bottom right) that was nearly completely surrounded by flames. (Ministry of Forests)
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for June 23, 2021 ***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for June 23, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for June 23, 2021

  • Jun 23, 2021
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for June 23, 2021 ***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR
Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Prepare for the worst: 10 steps to get ready for wildfire smoke

The summer of 2021 has the potential to be worse than any wildfire season before it

Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Our individual health is directly impacted by our planetary health. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Health equity, social justice belong in climate change conversation

Megan Tomlinson Special to The Record Planetary health is a relatively new…

  • Jun 2, 2021
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June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for May 26, 2021 ***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for May 26, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for May 26, 2021

  • May 26, 2021
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for May 26, 2021 ***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR
British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

FINLAYSON: 3 takeaways from the new B.C. budget

‘Perhaps most notable is what’s happened in the labour market since last spring’

  • May 10, 2021
British Columbia Premier John Horgan highlights a paragraph as Finance Minister Selina Robinson tables the budget in a speech in the legislative assembly at the provincial legislature in Victoria, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for May 5, 2021 ***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for May 5, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for May 5, 2021

  • May 5, 2021
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for May 5, 2021 ***EXCLUSIVE TO CVR
Seal Bay Regional Nature Park boasts 42 kilometres of recreational trails, with pedestrian-only trails and multi-use trails for horses and bikes.

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Nature therapy can benefit humans and the environment

Megan Tomlinson Special to The Record Travel restrictions brought on by the…

  • May 5, 2021
Seal Bay Regional Nature Park boasts 42 kilometres of recreational trails, with pedestrian-only trails and multi-use trails for horses and bikes.
Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)

Column: Let’s uplift the heroes in India’s battle against COVID-19

India reported over 360,000 infections on Monday, May 3

Medical staff is shown preparing a patient outside a hospital in New Delhi. From the start of the pandemic, there have been 19.9 million cases of COVID-19 reported in India until May 3, 2021. 16.3 million have recovered, and there have been 219,000 deaths. (Photo submitted by Vivek)
Chronicle Editor, Cole Schisler taking part in the ageing senses challenge. (Kara Olson photo)

Schisler: Try actually walking a mile in an elder’s shoes

Workday spent with artificially aged senses a real eye-opener

Chronicle Editor, Cole Schisler taking part in the ageing senses challenge. (Kara Olson photo)
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for April 14, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 14, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for April 14, 2021

  • Apr 14, 2021
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for April 14, 2021
Letter

LETTER – Transition from fossil fuels cannot happen overnight

Dear editor, Week after week, we are treated to simplistic cartoons entitled,…

  • Mar 31, 2021
Letter
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for March 31, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 31, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 31, 2021

  • Mar 30, 2021
Bob Castle's Under The Glacier cartoon for March 31, 2021
A daily dose of nature is perhaps one of the best remedies for these trying times. (Photo: Karolina via Pexels)

Science Matters: Connecting to nature is universally medicinal

The late urban visionary Jane Jacobs wrote, “Perhaps it will be the…

  • Mar 24, 2021
A daily dose of nature is perhaps one of the best remedies for these trying times. (Photo: Karolina via Pexels)
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 17, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 17, 2021

Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 17, 2021

  • Mar 17, 2021
Bob Castle’s Under The Glacier cartoon for March 17, 2021
CVR editorial

EDITORIAL: Early detection the key to treating colorectal cancer

According to the Colorectal Cancer Canada website, colorectal cancer is the third…

  • Mar 17, 2021
CVR editorial