Erin Haluschak

This week, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds announced their annual rotation of pilots for the team, and an Island-born pilot had a hard time jokingly saying goodbye to his position. Photo by Canadian Forces Snowbirds

Island-born Snowbirds pilot saying goodbye to the team in style

“It’s a tough transition and sometimes you have to drag (the pilots) out of the cockpit”

This week, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds announced their annual rotation of pilots for the team, and an Island-born pilot had a hard time jokingly saying goodbye to his position. Photo by Canadian Forces Snowbirds
Gladstone Brewing Company came out on top at the BC Beer Awards this past weekend. Photo by Alexandra Stephanson

Vancouver Island brewery named B.C.’s Brewery of the Year,

Courtenay’s Gladstone Brewing Company wins four golds and a silver at BC Beer Awards

Gladstone Brewing Company came out on top at the BC Beer Awards this past weekend. Photo by Alexandra Stephanson
Author Jordan Scott’s book I Talk Like A River was a 2020 New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year. Photo by Ali Roddam

Finding his voice: Vancouver Island author, teacher focuses books on stuttering

Ed Sheeran picked Jordan Scott’s work to read aloud as a bedtime story on the BBC’s CBeebies

Author Jordan Scott’s book I Talk Like A River was a 2020 New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year. Photo by Ali Roddam
The west side post-explosion of Building 25. Photo by Technical Safety BC

2021 B.C. military base blast blamed on punctured gas line

Nearly a year after incident, Technical Safety BC confirms CFB Comox explosion source

The west side post-explosion of Building 25. Photo by Technical Safety BC
On this edition of Off The Page, we talk with Comox Valley librarians Allison Trumble and Kris Ward, along with David Carson, spokesperson for VIRL. Black Press file photo

PODCAST: Turning the page on what a Vancouver Island library should be

Off The Page: ‘We have such a focus on what our community needs’

On this edition of Off The Page, we talk with Comox Valley librarians Allison Trumble and Kris Ward, along with David Carson, spokesperson for VIRL. Black Press file photo
Black Press Media NFL insider Erin Haluschak. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Black Press insiders Haluschak, Wolf review first quarter of 2022 NFL season

NFL REPORT: Talk includes Geno Smith, concussions, updated Super Bowl picks

Black Press Media NFL insider Erin Haluschak. (Peter McCully photo)
The left side of the CT-114 Tutor. Photo by Quality Engineering Test Establishment (QETE)

Improperly assembled oil filter cause of Fort St. John Snowbird crash: report

The team has since returned to Moose Jaw and is prepping for the 2023 season

The left side of the CT-114 Tutor. Photo by Quality Engineering Test Establishment (QETE)
Dr. Cindy Blackstock. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

PODCAST: Talking Indigenous kids and discrimination with Cindy Blackstock

Off The Page: ‘As a public, we all need to demand that our politicians step up to the plate’

Dr. Cindy Blackstock. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
Canadian actor Will Arnett is narrating Island of the Sea Wolves, a docuseries that explores natural life on Vancouver Island, set for release on Netflix in October. Screenshot/Island of the Sea Wolves.

Life on the edge: Will Arnett narrates new Netflix docuseries on Vancouver Island

Island of the Sea Wolves is set for release on Oct. 11

Canadian actor Will Arnett is narrating Island of the Sea Wolves, a docuseries that explores natural life on Vancouver Island, set for release on Netflix in October. Screenshot/Island of the Sea Wolves.
Off The Page is hosting a special municipal election series on the podcast. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Off The Page: Talking municipal elections with Vancouver Island seniors

“When I see seniors going into schools to vote, that is an exercise in democracy”

Off The Page is hosting a special municipal election series on the podcast. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Black Press Media NFL insider Erin Haluschak. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Black Press football insiders Haluschak, Wolf preview the 2022 NFL season

Today in B.C.: Talk includes the Seahawks without Russell Wilson, Super Bowl picks

Black Press Media NFL insider Erin Haluschak. (Peter McCully photo)
Bindercon 2022 - an annual memorial sasquatch conference is set for the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay in October. Facebook photo

B.C. sasquatch researcher’s memory lives on with bigfoot conference

‘Humans of the night’ and Dr. John Bindernagel to be celebrated in Courtenay this fall

Bindercon 2022 - an annual memorial sasquatch conference is set for the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay in October. Facebook photo
Courtenay-Comox MLA Ronna Rae Leonard and Premier John Horgan. Photo submitted

PODCAST: Going more than skin deep with BC MLA who lost her hair then took off her wig

Off the Page: Ronna-Rae Leonard talks about who encouraged her after alopecia took her hair

Courtenay-Comox MLA Ronna Rae Leonard and Premier John Horgan. Photo submitted
VIU professor Gregory Arkos highlights summer sky events anyone can observe from across Vancouver Island. Photo by Gregory Arkos

Off The Page podcast: Watching the summer sky with astronomer Gregory Arkos

“I think that what we get back … is that we understand the universe and ourselves better”

VIU professor Gregory Arkos highlights summer sky events anyone can observe from across Vancouver Island. Photo by Gregory Arkos
Comox Valley farmer Dave Semmelink will soon be featured as ‘Farmer Dave’ on CTV’s upcoming reality TV show, Farming For Love. Photo by Farming for Love/CTV

Vancouver Island’s ‘Farmer Dave’ hoping to sow seeds of love with new reality show

Farming for Love set to film in September and feature Comox Valley man

Comox Valley farmer Dave Semmelink will soon be featured as ‘Farmer Dave’ on CTV’s upcoming reality TV show, Farming For Love. Photo by Farming for Love/CTV
One of the four Vancouver Island marmots released on Mount Washington July 6 pokes its head out of the burrow for the first time after its release. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Threatened Vancouver Island marmots continue to re-emerge from the brink

4 captive-bred marmots released on Mount Washington, population up to 258

One of the four Vancouver Island marmots released on Mount Washington July 6 pokes its head out of the burrow for the first time after its release. Photo by Erin Haluschak
Irene Bayati is the next guest on the Record’s weekly podcast, Off The Page. Photo submitted

PODCAST: Island pageant veteran talks about emphasizing your own kind of beautiful

Reigning on and off the stage with Miss Teen Canada contestant Irene Bayati

Irene Bayati is the next guest on the Record’s weekly podcast, Off The Page. Photo submitted
Stu MacInnis is a registered health care assistant and shares his perspective on health care - and a few other things - on social media, particularly TikTok.

PODCAST: B.C. man breathes life into long-term care on social media

Off The Page: Healthcare meets TikTok with the Comox Valley’s Stu MacInnis

Stu MacInnis is a registered health care assistant and shares his perspective on health care - and a few other things - on social media, particularly TikTok.
Laila Trogneux-Goosen is a Comox Valley resident and the winner for achievement in snort laughing from the 2022 World Laughing Championships held virtually May 1. Photo by Erin Haluschak

PODCAST: B.C. woman laughs and snorts her way to a world championship

OFF THE PAGE: Share a Winning Laugh with the Comox Valley’s Laila Trogneux-Goosen

Laila Trogneux-Goosen is a Comox Valley resident and the winner for achievement in snort laughing from the 2022 World Laughing Championships held virtually May 1. Photo by Erin Haluschak
Siobhan Clayton recently put a call out on social media seeking a living donor for a kidney. She and her husband are the next guests on the Record’s weekly podcast, Off The Page. Photo submitted

PODCAST: Vancouver Island woman shares her quest for a kidney donor

Siobhan Clayton talks her search for the kind of life she had prior to her kidney failure diagnosis

Siobhan Clayton recently put a call out on social media seeking a living donor for a kidney. She and her husband are the next guests on the Record’s weekly podcast, Off The Page. Photo submitted