'Bug Buster' opens at Britannia Mine to showcase copper, metal used to combat superbugs

Credit to Author: Gordon McIntyre| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:00:54 +0000

This ore has had its metal tested and come through with flying colours, mostly orange-red. Copper, which transitioned humankind between Stone and Bronze ages, has a long track record as an antimicrobial used to battle bacteria, viruses and fungi throughout history. It’s fitting, then, that during this time of novel coronavirus the Britannia Mine Museum […]

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Indigenous centre in Whistler relieved to welcome back, reinvigorate visitors

Credit to Author: Kevin Griffin| Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 12:00:39 +0000

In Whistler, staff at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre couldn’t wait to reopen. Closed for more than three months, the centre welcomed people back for the first time on Friday with an estimated 60 visitors spread throughout the day said Heather Paul, the centre’s executive director. The driving force behind reopening were the young staff, […]

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