Tag Archives: COVID 19

Media Aid An Unlikely Cure For Quadra Newspaper

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

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.

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COVID-19 at Campbell River retirement residence

Editor’s note: This is the second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Campbell River.

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A retirement home in the Vancouver Island community is under quarantine after a resident fell prey to the pandemic sweeping across the globe.

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COVID 19: The Underlying Condition

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. 

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COVID 19 Pandemic: Cortes Health Centre Staff Speak Out

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. 

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Second Cortes Community COVID-19 Response Conference

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.

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