Tag Archives: Comox Valley

Folk U Reporter’s Roundtable: the Housing Crisis in rural/isolated and small communities

Folk U Radio’s Reporters Roundtable on CKTZ: where we go in-depth on today’s big issues from a small community perspective with the journalists that are researching and writing about them from within these communities. Today’s topic is the unique nature of the the Housing Crisis in rural/isolated and small communities.

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N0rth Island COVID Update: Confirmed cases on the rise

“As many of you might have heard, cases are on the rise within the North Island, which includes the Comox Valley and Campbell River.  The number of COVID cases in the north of Vancouver Island has more than doubled in just three days. We are asking everyone to increase their vigilance, when it comes to slowing the spread of COVID 19 ,” said Jesse Ketler, Chair of the Comox Valley Regional District.  

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COVID update: A seven-fold increase in Greater Campbell River

Though the number of active cases within Island Health is still relatively small, they have doubled in a little over a week.

The increase is especially marked in North Vancouver Island, where they went from 10 to 56 in seven days.

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