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Q̓ᵂalayu House serves Cortes families seeking medical care in Campbell River

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Q̓ᵂalayu House is a housing facility for pregnant women, and families with children seeking medical care in Campbell River and the facility is open to Cortes residents that fit this criteria and are travelling for medical care. The facility opened on July 12th, 2021.

Local Family Support Coordinator for the Cortes Community Health Association (CCHA) Desta Beattie is available to assist locals with the application process. Beattie said the sign up process is easy. 

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Non-profits collaborate to boost public infrastructure in Mansons Landing

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There’s a new public resource in Mansons Landing thanks to a recent joint community effort.

A group of non-profits—the Cortes Island Social Profit Network, The Cortes Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA), the Cortes Island Community Foundation, and Cortes Community Health Association (CCHA)—all contributed to “The Pod Project,” now located at the Village Commons in downtown Mansons.

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2021: Reel Youth: Responding to Social Issues

[From the Archives: Dec 16, 2021]

In the fourth of a series about Reel Youth, Mark Vonesch explains how young filmmakers pick the issues that are shaping their future.   

“One of the things that I love about working with young people, especially when they’re talking about issues, that they care about, the changes they want to see in the world, young people are impatient.  They don’t easily take no for an answer. They’re not afraid of speaking up,” he explained.

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More than ever, parents need to be advocates for sexual health education, expert says

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On February 25 of this year, the Cortes Community Health Association provided a free online workshop entitled “How to talk to your kids about…” The workshop was led by certified sexual health educator Kerri Isham who trains professionals, parents and caregivers in three main areas: creating a culture of child protection, sexual health education for children and youth and information regarding the long-term impacts of pornography.

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