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Quadra ICAN: Building community resilience through practical projects

“Our aim is to assist Quadra in becoming more resilient and self-sufficient in the face of impending ecological challenges. Our mandate is to organize and foster direct action on clearly defined practical projects.” – Quadra ICAN.ca

A decade ago, the first incarnation of ICAN (Island Climate Action Network) was responsible for getting a community garden started on Quadra. It also joined forces with Sierra Quadra to encourage Quadra’s retail sector to ban plastic bags, and started an anti-idling campaign. Team leader Leona Skovgaard traces the relaunch of the organization, now called Quadra ICAN, to a conversation that she and Jan Gladish had over tea.

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The COVID vaccine passport and Charter rights

Though they believe vaccine passports violate Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, anti-vaxers will find this very difficult to prove in court, a lawyer with UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law says.

The key question in this debate is whether vaccine passports are mandated or an option.

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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination now required in BC for social, recreational events

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to escalate, the provincial government is requiring people to produce proof of vaccination.

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