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COVID’s impact on an Indigenous family

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.

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Island Health: Q & A about COVID issues

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.

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Return to school

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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