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The Whistler I didn't know

The Whistler I didn't know

When the pandemic shutdown hit in March, like many Whistler folks, my partner and I started a daily walk routine as a way to escape the house and get some exercise.
Returning to normal after pandemic isn't good enough

Returning to normal after pandemic isn't good enough

After months of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many people just want to get back to "normal." We will overcome this crisis.
Letters to the Editor for the week of June 3rd

Letters to the Editor for the week of June 3rd

Parenting in a pandemic: Tools from a child therapist Jimmy Fallon joked earlier in this pandemic that the Olympics were cancelled and the medals were given to the parents stuck at home 24/7 with young children.
The way forward

The way forward

While we have yet to see how Phase 2 of B.C.'s post-COVID-19 re-opening plan will impact the number of people who come down with the virus, we have been given a glimpse of what lies in store for tourism. There is pent-up demand for getaways from B.C.
Oceans away

Oceans away

With the past seven days representing National Biodiversity Week in many countries—the reason the last column in this space focused on biodiversity—let’s stick with that theme.
Opinion: Multiple crises expose systemic flaws

Opinion: Multiple crises expose systemic flaws

The coronavirus spreading COVID-19 around the globe isn’t the first disease microbe suspected to have jumped from other animals to humans, nor will it be the last.
Missin' Whismas

Missin' Whismas

I don't remember exactly who came up with the term "Whismas," a colloquialism for the Whistler Mountain Bike Park's (WMBP) annual opening day.
Letters to the Editor for the week of May 28th

Letters to the Editor for the week of May 28th

Stay the course in Canada I read your column about reopening and you raise some good points ( Pique , "How do we put out the welcome mat?," May 14). The messaging is key.
The buzz on bees

The buzz on bees

If we have been able , most of us have been spending a lot more time outside as we spread out in Phase 2 of B.C.'s re-opening plan for COVID-19.
Do 'murder hornets' pose a serious buzzkill?

Do 'murder hornets' pose a serious buzzkill?

As if we didn't have enough to contend with, now we're facing a "murder hornet" invasion-but it's more an invasion of newsfeeds than an actual descending plague of killer insects.