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North Vancouver Island’s 26 active COVID cases

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

Another one of North Vancouver Island’s 26 Active COVID cases identified himself over Facebook last week.  Lawrence O’Connor is a stock car driver who contracted the disease while participating in a benefit race for Amnesty International in the Arizona Desert. 

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Agarikon: An old-growth mushroom, possibly the key to fighting future pandemics

Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

With care bordering on affection, mycologist Paul Stamets hoists up an enormous conk of agarikon to better show it off.

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a new daily record for COVID-19 cases

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

British Columbia saw a new daily record for COVID-19 cases yesterday, with an additional 911 people testing positive. According to the British Columbia COVID 19 Dashboard there are now 8,472 active cases in the province.

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UBC study: mental impacts of COVID-19 isolation worse on marginalized people

“the Pulse” @ Vancouver Co-Op Radio, CRFO 100.5 FM, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter 

Isolation and quarantine saved thousands of lives during the pandemic, but UBC Nursing assistant professor says her research is a warning to governments to better consider mental health as well.

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