As a small island newspaper was dealt a deathblow by COVID-19 on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced financial aid for Canadian media, which the newspaper industry promptly decried as inadequate.Continue reading Media Aid An Unlikely Cure For Quadra Newspaper
Editor’s note: This is the second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Campbell River.
A retirement home in the Vancouver Island community is under quarantine after a resident fell prey to the pandemic sweeping across the globe.Continue reading COVID-19 at Campbell River retirement residence
Originally published on Cortes Radio.ca. This radio broadcast was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.
In this episode Max Thaysen interviews author and ecologist, Rex Weyler, about the underlying condition behind COVID 19.Continue reading COVID 19: The Underlying Condition
Originally Posted on Cortes Radio.ca. This radio broadcast was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.
Flattening the Curve, The Benefits and Risks of Self Isolation; & How we can care for each other during this pandemic.
Cortes Health Centre Staff, Tahmeena Ali, MD—visiting doctor—and Isabelle Laplante, RN—new staff nurse— speak out about all anyone is talking about, COVID-19, and what it means for the people of Cortes Island.Continue reading COVID 19 Pandemic: Cortes Health Centre Staff Speak Out
Around 29 local businesses and organizations signed in to the second Cortes Community COVID-19 Response Conference. This session was more topical: front line services like medical response and stores, off-island traffic, and enforcing the provincial guideline.Continue reading Second Cortes Community COVID-19 Response Conference