Rising mountain mishaps in B.C. fuelled by pandemic and social media

Credit to Author: Denise Ryan| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 02:48:52 +0000

North Shore Search and Rescue is raising the alarm after the year opened up with a fatality, and more unprepared hikers are pushing deeper into the wilderness

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Pandemic changes migration patterns of Canadians who head south for the sun

Credit to Author: Kevin Griffin| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 22:21:10 +0000

“Yesterday was supposed to be a crappy day. I saw the sunshine and I thought, ‘Hey, how lucky we are to live on English Bay. You live beside a 1,000-acre park.’ Hello! Am I bored? I’m not.’” — Snowbird Monika Hilson on staying close to home this winter

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When friends and family turn on you for refusing to socialize

Credit to Author: Dave Pottinger| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 00:56:38 +0000

We’ve got friends and family angry with us. Before coming back to Canada we spent 5 months in Spain including 3 months under the strictest lockdown in Europe. During most of the lockdown we couldn’t even leave the apartment for daily exercise. Unlike most countries, Spain didn’t have the 1 hour a day exercise allowance. […]

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