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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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: A case for print

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

  • Jun 9, 2021
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
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)
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)
Heat pumps help keep your home warm in the winter, and cool in the summer. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Our planetary health: Heat pumps are a healthy option for us, and for the planet

Helen Boyd Special to Black Press Climate change is widely considered to…

  • Mar 3, 2021
Heat pumps help keep your home warm in the winter, and cool in the summer. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Applying the golden rule and simply treating others as you would like to be treated will go a long way toward helping BIPOC individuals feel at home. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

How to be a better ally and antiracist in a predominantly white community

By Dr. Nicolas Bussard and Jordan Wellwood Special to Black Press If…

  • Feb 24, 2021
Applying the golden rule and simply treating others as you would like to be treated will go a long way toward helping BIPOC individuals feel at home. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Pay attention to what's trending in 2021. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Pay attention to what’s trending in 2021

By Joe Smith Special to The Record With the current instability facing…

  • Jan 6, 2021
Pay attention to what's trending in 2021. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
In Canada, 20 per cent of total food wastage occurs at the household average. This translates into a household financial loss of $1,800 every year. (Stock photo)

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Canada is a major contributor to the global food waste crisis

Megan Tomlinson Special to The Record The disparity between food waste and…

  • Jan 4, 2021
In Canada, 20 per cent of total food wastage occurs at the household average. This translates into a household financial loss of $1,800 every year. (Stock photo)
Island Health board chair Leah Hollins. (Lexi Bainas/News Staff)

ISLAND HEALTH COLUMN: New year focus on vaccinations, opioid crisis, racism in healthcare

Island Health says while there is much work ahead, there is hope

  • Jan 2, 2021
Island Health board chair Leah Hollins. (Lexi Bainas/News Staff)
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.

GUEST COLUMN: Life with cerebral palsy full of triumph and tribulations

Tuesday, Oct. 6 is World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • Oct 6, 2020
Ekamjit Ghuman in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley.
It’s getting easier to access a swab test for COVID-19, but you still need a referral from a doctor, and a little courage. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

It’s getting easier to access a swab test for COVID-19, but you still need a referral from a doctor, and a little courage. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
Dr. Bonnie Henry pens letter to British Columbians explaining why communities are not being named

Dr. Bonnie Henry pens letter to British Columbians explaining why communities are not being named

Knowing where the COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

  • Apr 7, 2020
Dr. Bonnie Henry pens letter to British Columbians explaining why communities are not being named
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Navigating working from home during these pandemic times

This is a chance to work in the best conditions possible. In your sweat pants, on your couch.

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.
COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy

Our reactions to a forestry downturn reflect the past, not the present

COLUMN: Forestry no longer close to top of B.C.’s economy
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.