What solutions does the 2021 Federal budget have for Canada’s housing crisis?Continue reading Is the Federal Budget addressing the housing crisis?
There are isolated reports of increased violence, both physical and verbal, as a result of increased isolation during the pandemic.Continue reading reports of increased violence during COVID
In March 2021 I had the opportunity to interview Tanya Henck and James Foster about the work they are both doing in support of women on Cortes Island. This article presents some highlights from that interview. (For a more complete story, listen to the radio version.)
Tanya is the founder and coordinator of the Cortes Island Women’s Resource Centre; readers/listeners may remember her from a previous interview in April of 2020. At that time, official acknowledgement of the Covid-19 pandemic was just ramping up. Almost a year later — and what a year! — I asked Tanya how her work had been affected by the pandemic. Did the Centre have to shut down?Continue reading Women’s Resource Centre Update
The Campbell River RCMP are experiencing a marked increase in the number of emergency calls this January.
In a press release issued last night, media relations officer Cst Maury Tyre, “2020 was the busiest year in terms of calls for service at the Campbell River RCMP for at least 10 years. This makes January 2021’s file count thus far concerning when we compare to our 2020 numbers.”Continue reading Campbell River: Marked increase in RCMP emergency calls this month