Flood in BC
July 6, 2021

Over the past few years, British Columbians have experienced two extraordinary wildfire seasons that blotted out the sun, a number of devastating floods, and now a ‘heat dome’ that meteorologists describe as a once-in-a-millennia event – except these climate-related crises are happening with...

June 25, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

I am honoured to address you as the new chair of the Board of Directors, following an election at the June Board meeting as mandated by our bylaws. I am pleased to announce that Dr Adam Thompson has been elected vice-chair. I want to thank Dr Jeff Dresselhuis, who made...

Climate Change is a Major Healthcare Issue
August 29, 2019

We are used to considering climate change as the geographical impact on our natural environment. Certainly, as I stared at the Illecillewaet Glacier poking through the clouds across the valley from a peak outside of Revelstoke this weekend, I was struck by how far it has receded in the last few...