the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
COVID-19 has impacted everyone — Elders, parents, youth, and children — in different ways. For some families who divide their time between communities, closures and lockdowns have made connecting difficult. However many have inspiring resilience. The Atleo family is one of them.
Continue reading COVID’s impact on an Indigenous family
This is the last in a series of articles coming out of a ZOOM conference that Island Health officials had with a group of Cortes Island community leaders. First, Michele Crobsy, Director of Clinical Services Delivery for the Campbell River and Strathcona Corridor, gave an overview of how they respond to a COVID situation. Then, Charmaine Enns, Medical Health Officer for North Vancouver Island, explained, “There is a plan and it works.” This series concludes with select questions from a Q & A about COVID Issues.
Continue reading Island Health: Q & A about COVID issues
This is a Cortes Currents news update, broadcast over Cortes Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM and funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.
Cortes Island staff and students will return to school for full-time classes on Monday September 14th and orientation will be on September 10th and 11th.
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