Darren Davidson, Kootenay Co-op Radio – CJLY, 93.5fm Nelson BC, Local Journalism InitiativeContinue reading 73% of BC Businesses were receiving Government subsidies, survey says
It started with an email forwarded to one of the Cortes Radio team. Our Member of Parliament was having a ZOOM chat. We asked to broadcast the chat over the radio. While this did not work out, it led to the ZOOM/radio townhall meeting with Rachel Blaney on September 22, 2020.Continue reading ZOOM/radio townhall meeting with Rachel Blaney
Campgrounds, parks, restaurants and a range of tourism services reaped some measure of reward from B.C. residents exploring their backyards and following the government’s staycation directive.Continue reading Tourism pretty dire for Local Kayak Operators
Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
The federal government released details of long-anticipated COVID-19 relief aid for fish harvesters Wednesday.
But critics argue that while the government was slow to deliver the programs, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) expects commercial fish harvesters to apply quickly, and right in the middle of fishing season. The relief programs may also shut out some new fishers carrying heavy debt, they say.Continue reading COVID-19 Relief Aid For Fish Harvesters