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Tla’amin salmon hatchery manager predicts poor fish runs

By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Two years ago quathet had a poor year for salmon, but Tla’amin salmon hatchery manager, Lee George is worried 2021 will be even worse. 

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COVID 19 deaths could be twice as high as reported

By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The number of Canadians who died of COVID-19 could be twice as high as reported, according to a new preliminary report.

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Feds discuss decriminalizing drug possession in Vancouver

By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The federal government has agreed to begin discussions about decriminalizing drug possession in Vancouver, Mayor Kennedy Stewart said  today.

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Testing gaps result in the virus sometimes going undetected

By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

COVID-19 cases in care homes with even the most stringent screening policies are going undetected, according to a new study, highlighting the need for B.C.’s universal and strict virus-control measures.

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In Plain Sight: widespread racism in Health Care system

By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

An Indigenous woman wakes up in a hospital far from her rural community in 2018 and again in 2019, dry heaving after both of her  surgeries.

She thinks she could be  allergic to the sedative, but the nurse assumes she is going through  withdrawal, despite the fact she hadn’t been drinking before either  surgery. “You people drink too much,” the nurse says, and moves the  woman to a bed where she doesn’t get further care for three days.

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