B.C. health authorities clamped down on COVID-19 measures Monday as new cases in the province spike and the race against variants becomes increasingly dire.Continue reading BC clamps down on COVID 19 surge
During the last week of November, a health officer stopped Teen Szene as it was a hang out, not a sports program. We spoke about the need these programs fill, and Jodi’s thoughts on the process of adapting to COVID 19 reality.Continue reading How COVID impacted Teen afterschool programming on Cortes Island
Editor’s note: On Vancouver Island – There are AHS preschools in Campbell River and Courtenay, as well as approved projects in Courtenay and Nanaimo. There are also numerous AHS preschools on the Mainland.
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Lily Patzer speaks with enthusiasm as she talks about Aboriginal Head Start [AHS] — a program that she’s been involved with for twenty-five years.Continue reading Aboriginal Head Start (AHS), childhood programs for Indigenous kids
What can going back to school in a pandemic teach us about the future of education? Five Educators from the live listening area of Cortes Radio chime in to discuss what their districts are doing to get kids safely back to school and how the future of education in our area may change forever from what we learn in this time.Continue reading What going Back to School During a Pandemic Will Teach Us
This story is about how COVID-19 changed summer jobs for one Cortes student, I’m interviewing Natalia Nybida, a Vancouver Island university student, going into her second year. Originally airing on CKTZ 89.5fm, this is an excerpt of the Q+A, with photos.Continue reading How COVID-19 changed summer jobs for one Cortes student