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Opinion: 'Variants of concern' an emerging BC COVID-19 issue

Opinion: 'Variants of concern' an emerging BC COVID-19 issue

A new phrase has entered our pandemic lexicon and it is a concerning one. Get used to hearing “variants of concern” more often in the weeks ahead. If we hear it too much from Dr.
Focus on Film: Powell River Film Festival review (Monkey Beach)

Focus on Film: Powell River Film Festival review (Monkey Beach)

In his latest review, Stephen J. Miller says watching Monkey Beach is a journey not to be missed
Letter: Electric age

Letter: Electric age

It was good to read, that qathet Regional District board chair Patrick Brabazon's team supports the electrification of BC ferries [“ qathet board supports electric ferry initiative ,” February 2].
Youngest adults driving the move to online food delivery in B.C.

Youngest adults driving the move to online food delivery in B.C.

42% among those aged 18 to 34 are ordering food more often than they did a year ago
Letter: CFAC should be disbanded

Letter: CFAC should be disbanded

We are four of the people who resigned from the Community Finance Advisory Committee (CFAC). We are experienced professionals who were committed to providing a community voice on city finances.
Viewpoint: Air ambulance is not background noise

Viewpoint: Air ambulance is not background noise

When I hear the air ambulance helicopter fly overhead, it is not background noise for me. I first feel a stab of anxiety followed by a feeling of gratitude.
Editorial: Same old, same old

Editorial: Same old, same old

Groundhog Day came and went recently, or did it? Unlike the 1993 movie of the same name, the calendar flipped from February 2 to February 3 the next day, but what main character Phil Connors (portrayed by actor Bill Murray) went through in the film m
Letter: Time for land use discussion in qathet Regional District

Letter: Time for land use discussion in qathet Regional District

I read the February 2 article regarding land use regulatory options in electoral areas A, B and C of qathet Regional District (qRD) with great interest [“ qathet Regional District plans land use public engagement ," February 2] .
Canadians evenly split on progress of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Canadians evenly split on progress of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Public divided over way in which federal and provincial governments have handled vaccinations
Viewpoint: Suzuki got it wrong; mink farming makes sense

Viewpoint: Suzuki got it wrong; mink farming makes sense

David Suzuki styles himself as an environmentalist, so it is surprising he recently sent a letter (co-signed by three other “scientists”) to the BC Minister of Agriculture criticizing mink farming [“ David Suzuki and scientists call on government to