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OPINION: Spousal approval ratings from inside the COVID confinement pod

OPINION: Spousal approval ratings from inside the COVID confinement pod

17-point gender gap on satisfaction with 'taking care of children' during the pandemic: 63 per cent of men 'very satisfied' compared with 46 per cent of women
The burdock chronicles

The burdock chronicles

Climbing down through bramble into the deep, wet shadows of a ditch beneath an overhanging cedar, the first thing I see is a 20-dollar bill.
Reimagining streets could lead to healthier cities

Reimagining streets could lead to healthier cities

During the COVID-19 pandemic, cities worldwide have been repurposing streets to create more room for walking and cycling.
Letters to the Editor for the week of June 18th

Letters to the Editor for the week of June 18th

A rational discussion on grizzly bears and habitat Since 1978, I have been watching and awaiting this moment when we as the Sea to Sky community come to face the challenge of living in unison with grizzly bears.
Finding our bearings

Finding our bearings

I really enjoy walking around the Whistler Golf Club course, and if I am honest, I especially love it in spring when bears crop the grass and literally loll around in the patches of dandelions with the type of splendour reserved for Rubenesque painti
The importance of the rural-road ritual

The importance of the rural-road ritual

Many, many moons ago when I was a youth in the backseat of my grandparents' car on the way out to the family farm, I noticed what seemed like a peculiar habit.
Of trash and treasure

Of trash and treasure

Breakfast is over, but it's still early as the Island Solitude manoeuvres up the inlet on a falling tide. Dropping anchor, we pile into Zodiacs and head for a cove now constellated with barnacle-encrusted boulders.
The 'she-cession' reality

The 'she-cession' reality

It feels like the coronavirus has created fault lines through our society, which we are experiencing on so many levels.
Letters to the Editor for the week of June 11th

Letters to the Editor for the week of June 11th

Thank you Whistler, we did it together Last month, our foundations, The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation and the Szocs Foundation, donated $50,000 to Whistler Community Services Society (WCSS) to support mental-health initiatives, challenging the com
OPINION: COVID-19 modelling shows how it got here and where it's going

OPINION: COVID-19 modelling shows how it got here and where it's going

Contact tracing shows an average person had regular contact with about 11 people in our social bubble before health restrictions were enacted, that now seems to be down to around four