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Farm life: The zen of fishing and how the water recharges

Although I am lucky to have 44 acres on which to roam,…

It happened this week in 1913

April 19 - 25: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Apr 24, 2020

World O’ Words: Hemerophiles, and a new era of synanthropization

They say if we can keep up our lock-down, self-isolating ways for…

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A perfect storm for the global oil industry

Gwynne Dyer For the global oil industry, it has been a double…

  • Apr 23, 2020

Farm life: splendid spring

As I write this, I am sitting on my deck in the…

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020

Lives vs. Livelihoods

Gwynne Dyer Wuhan, the Chinese city where it all started, was locked…

  • Apr 16, 2020

Faith: A Muted Celebration

Yme Woensdregt During April this year, four of the world’s major religions…

  • Apr 16, 2020

Disaster jargon for a new age

From “Danse Macabre to “We’re All In This Together”

It happened this week in 1913

April 12 - 18: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Apr 16, 2020

Farm life: a welcome distraction

A garden, a new puppy and a weekend filled with sunshine.

GUEST COLUMN: Take care with non-medical cloth masks during COVID-19

If you wear one, don’t touch your face, Dr. Bonnie Henry advises

  • Apr 11, 2020

STATEMENT: Mayor Pratt says city is working hard to support community during pandemic

This COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all into unprecedented and uncharted situations.…

  • Apr 9, 2020

COLUMN: Economic impact of COVID-19 will be enormous and difficult to estimate

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Apr 9, 2020

It happened this week in 1913

April 5 - 11: Compiled by Dave Humphrey from the newspapers at the Cranbrook History Centre and Archives

  • Apr 9, 2020

From Lock-Down to Whack-a-Mole

By Gwynne Dyer It’s wrong to say that there is no exit…

  • Apr 9, 2020

A Humble King and a Suffering God

By Yme Woensdregt The church is in Holy Week this week as…

  • Apr 9, 2020

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

  • Apr 7, 2020