Tag Archives: COVID 19

Trudeau announces US border opening while cases remain low

On Monday July 19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that August 9 is slated as the starting date for allowing fully vaccinated U.S. citizens into Canada for non-essential travel.

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Federal Conservative leader shares recovery plan

By Hannah Scott, Richmond Sentinel, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Federal Conservative party leader Erin O’Toole shared his vision for post-pandemic recovery this week in Richmond.

At the local chamber of commerce’s first in-person event in over a year, O’Toole offered five “pillars” that focus on recovery and preparation for the next pandemic, including Canada’s ability to manufacture vaccines and personal protective equipment, as well as the creation of a million jobs. 

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COVID 19 reappears in North Vancouver Island

There are currently four confirmed active cases of COVID-19 on North Vancouver Island, at least three of them situated in the Greater Campbell River Local Health Area.

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Jody Wilson-Raybould won’t seek re-election

By John Woodside, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Jody Wilson-Raybould says she will follow her grandmother’s lead and fight for a healthy and responsive government — just not from Parliament Hill.

On Thursday, the Independent MP for Vancouver Granville announced in an open letter to constituents she will not seek re-election.

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