Amidst news of record breaking reports of new cases throughout British Columbia, North Vancouver Island continues to remain relatively COVID free.Continue reading North Vancouver Island continues to remain relatively COVID free
This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.
This past winter/spring – the conflict between Coastal Gaslink pipeline the BC government and the Wetsuweten Nation resulted in nation-wide solidarity actions and mass protest. The issue was not resolved and protest was quieted by the pandemic.Continue reading Election 2020: The Wet’suwet’en conflict
By Keili Bartlett, Kootenay Co-op Radio – 93.5fm Nelson BC, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
NELSON, BC – Whether you’ve just spent a summer by Kootenay Lake, or if you have a keen eye on the Nelson Buy and Sell pages on Facebook, you may have seen a one-of-a-kind vessel pop-up – a homemade submarine.Continue reading Kootenay Lake’s homemade submarine
Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Cameron Pirie knew his business was facing a watershed moment when the COVID-19 crisis hit the shores of B.C. this past spring.
The pandemic was ravaging export markets and the tourism and restaurant sectors without mercy.Continue reading Tide to table: A Quadra company’s response to COVID
Editor’s note: On Vancouver Island – There are AHS preschools in Campbell River and Courtenay, as well as approved projects in Courtenay and Nanaimo. There are also numerous AHS preschools on the Mainland.
the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Lily Patzer speaks with enthusiasm as she talks about Aboriginal Head Start [AHS] — a program that she’s been involved with for twenty-five years.Continue reading Aboriginal Head Start (AHS), childhood programs for Indigenous kids