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Quadra Circle receives $25,000 Emergency Preparedness Grant

United Way British Columbia awarded an Emergency Preparedness and Response grant of $25,000 to Quadra Circle.

“We’re pretty excited about it. We are a group of various social service and community organizations on Quadra,” said Maureen McDowell, President of Quadra Circle.

Quadra Circle’s ‘Better at Home Program,’ the Quadra Island Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program (NEPP), Quadra Island Seniors Housing, Quadra Legion Branch 154, Quadra ICAN, Old Age Pensioners and the Quadra Island Medical Clinic are all involved.

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More Theft During COVID

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Quadra Island RCMP says four times as many thefts have been reported to police compared to this same time last year.

Cpl. Sean Bulford, Quadra Island RCMP detachment commander, said the overall numbers aren’t high but the rate of the increase is significant.

“Percentage wise, it’s a large increase in a place like this,” said Bulford on Wednesday.

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