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Active transport, such as walking, or cycling, is healthy for us, and the planet. (Black Press file photo)

OUR PLANETARY HEALTH: Active transport helps people and the planet

Megan Tomlinson Special to the Record The COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed a ‘Bicycle…

  • Oct 5, 2021

 

Gas pump (Wikimedia Commons)

COMMEN-TERRY: It’s too soon to consider eliminating petrol at service stations

On Monday, Aug. 9, the Comox Valley Regional District’s Electoral Services Committee…

 

Purple hay bales are the colour of choice for many area farmers. When you see them you know that the farmer has paid extra to support of BC Children’s Hospital. (Sidney Venier photo)

Column: Cowichan farmers making hay for charity

Have you ever noticed the coloured hay bales?

 

Branching out on one’s own is a big step and one that needs to be carefully thought out before the proverbial big plunge. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Planning before you start a business is a key to its success

Joes Smith Special to The Record With things beginning to open up…

Branching out on one’s own is a big step and one that needs to be carefully thought out before the proverbial big plunge. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
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Christmas Commen-Terry: My holiday poem tradition – the COVID-19 edition

’Twas 2 nights before Christmas And we were all grumpy. This COVID-19…

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Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo

WATER WISE: Healthy watersheds should be a priority for all political parties

Do you know where your party of choice stands on the subject of clean water?

  • Oct 18, 2020
Comox Lake is the drinking water source for much of the Comox Valley. File photo
Masks are just another layer of protection against the spread of COVID-19. (CSRD photo)

COLUMN: The purpose of a non-medical mask

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, non-medical masks are becoming a more common sight

Masks are just another layer of protection against the spread of COVID-19. (CSRD photo)
Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide the mechanical power through wind turbines to turn electric generators and traditionally to do other work, like milling or pumping. (Contributed)

Corporate COVID bailouts should come with “green strings” attached

After the 2008 stock and housing market crash plunged the U.S. and…

  • Jul 22, 2020
Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide the mechanical power through wind turbines to turn electric generators and traditionally to do other work, like milling or pumping. (Contributed)
Commen-Terry: Why wearing a mask makes sense to me

Commen-Terry: Why wearing a mask makes sense to me

My name is Terry, and I wear a mask. It sounds like…

Commen-Terry: Why wearing a mask makes sense to me
T.W. Paterson has launched a website for his popular Chronicles. (Scott Johnson/Toadhollow Photography)

Columnist T.W. Paterson launches Chronicles website

“It’s the fulfillment of a career-long dream, to publish an historical magazine”

  • Jun 25, 2020
T.W. Paterson has launched a website for his popular Chronicles. (Scott Johnson/Toadhollow Photography)
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
National Post reporter Christie Blatchford poses in Toronto on August 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/National Post - Peter J. Thompson

Longtime newspaper columnist Christie Blatchford dead at 68

Blatchford had been undergoing treatment for lung cancer in Toronto

National Post reporter Christie Blatchford poses in Toronto on August 31, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/National Post - Peter J. Thompson