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When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)

BUSH: Road trip wrong-turn triggers bungle at the Osoyoos border

Don’t shut off your GPS if you haven’t driven through Osoyoos in 30 years, warns columnist

 

Nora O’Malley in front of Windsor Castle on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. (Tristan McConnell photo)

COLUMN: Much ado about the Queen

Tofino-Ucluelet reporter writes about a chance visit to London days after Her Majesty’s death

 

Ryan Reynolds sent reporter Jessica Peters a celebratory message on Twitter when she announced the end of her cancer journey.

VIDEO: Message from Ryan Reynolds helps Black Press reporter celebrate end of cancer journey

Reporter Jessica Peters writes how one tweet helped share happiness around the world

 

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
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IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Learning from the past has its advantages

By Joe Smith Special to the Record “The time has come when…

  • Jun 1, 2022
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A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

PETERS: Nurses give far more than just medical care

On National Nurses Week, it’s time to think back to the nurses who have cared for us

A health care worker is seen outside the Emergency dept. of the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver on March 30, 2020. he B.C. government says temporary pandemic pay that was promised to essential workers in mid-May should be coming in October. The stipend was promised to hundreds of thousands of essential workers for work done between March and July and some workers say they’re frustrated it still hasn’t arrived. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Understanding human behaviour gives insight in creating strategies

JOE SMITH Special to the Record In marketing today the consumer is…

  • May 11, 2022
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OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Climate anxiety, and how to deal with it

By Megan Tomlinson Special to the Record This year, summer approaches with…

  • May 4, 2022
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Robert’s column

Robert Barron column: Fond memories of ‘Paddy’s Day’

By mid afternoon, the party started really taking off

Robert’s column
Businesses continue to struggle under COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. (B.C. government)

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Innovation and education are the keys to moving your business forward

Joe Smith Special to the Record After nearly two years we’re all…

  • Feb 9, 2022
Businesses continue to struggle under COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. (B.C. government)
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With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

North Island Gazette editor Tyson Whitney watched these ‘classics’ so you don’t have to

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IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Good public relations are integral to success in the business world

Joe Smith Special to The Record I recently came across a situation…

  • Nov 10, 2021
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OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Health care professionals must speak out about the climate crisis

By Megan Tomlinson Special to The Record The science is clear -…

  • Nov 1, 2021
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OPINION: It’s time to act on online harassment of journalists

Jamie Irving, Paul Deegan Submitted to Black Press Canada’s news publishers, who…

  • Oct 20, 2021
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A tasty breakfast treat. (Philip Wolf photo)

COLUMN: Does your guilty pleasure involve a captain, a tiger or a cartoon monster?

WOLF: The siren song of sugary breakfast cereals remains hard to resist

A tasty breakfast treat. (Philip Wolf photo)
Chinook salmon runs at a low ebb.  (Sonny Parker/Yukon News)

WATER WISE: Can wildlife adapt to the current rate of climate change?

Historic approach to land and water management is inadequate

  • Jul 27, 2021
Chinook salmon runs at a low ebb.  (Sonny Parker/Yukon News)
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

Brenda Anderson Off Topic
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)
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IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: A case for print

Joe Smith Special to The Record While digital marketing has risen to…

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Tagen Marshall of Parksville is looking to raise funds for a new specialized van. (Submitted photo)

Wolf: Parksville’s Tagen Marshall inspires others, aims to invest in himself

VIU honour student with spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy seeks help achieving big dreams

Tagen Marshall of Parksville is looking to raise funds for a new specialized van. (Submitted photo)
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