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Cortes Island’s aquifers: Rainwater, wells, salinization and climate change

CKTZ news recently asked Dr Diana Allen, head of the Groundwater Resources Research Group in the Department of Earth Sciences at Simon Fraser University, some vital questions about Cortes Island’s aquifers. 

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Trudeau announces US border opening while cases remain low

On Monday July 19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that August 9 is slated as the starting date for allowing fully vaccinated U.S. citizens into Canada for non-essential travel.

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Temporary Farm Workers Don’t Have Access To Adequate Health Care

By Marc Fawcett-Atkinson, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Every summer, thousands of migrant farm workers flock to B.C. bearing painkillers and antibiotics. These personal pharmacies reflect workers’ concerns they won’t have access to adequate health care in the province, despite working in one of B.C.’s most dangerous  — and essential — industries. It’s a situation advocates say puts farm workers at risk despite government assurances the system is working. 

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