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Vancouver Island farmers demand on-site slaughter

COVID-19 pandemic puts supply chains at risk, says group

  • Mar 30, 2020

COVID 19: Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, other First Nations mobilize resources

Some Indigenous communities are enacting emergency measures to cope during pandemic

  • Mar 29, 2020

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees

Staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel according to Island Health

Affordable housing project advances in Tofino

Proposal includes 72 units and three duplex townhouses with secondary suites.

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Tsunami waves, earthquakes and COVID-19: What if the worst ‘worst’ case scenario hits the Coast?

“All the basic principles still apply here, in terms of community response.”

Tofino and Ucluelet Co-op food stores implement health protection measures and new hours

‘Seniors, first responders and health compromised’ shopping hours are 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. daily.

BC Ferries passengers asked to avoid all non-essential travel amid pandemic

As of March 24, BC Ferries has not been instructed to restrict travel

West Coast leaders unite in the fight against COVID-19

Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns says he is going to do everything he can to support businesses.

Vandals destroy memorial benches on Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

Wild Pacific Trail asks for help after nearly $10,000 damage done

COVID-19: Tofino’s top doctor makes urgent appeal to new visitors

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District and City of Port Alberni unite with West Coast communities.

Vancouver Island man copes with stunning diagnosis after logging accident

Surgery uncertain for father of three due to COVID-19 hospital closures

  • Mar 22, 2020

COVID-19: Highway 4 Kennedy Hill project scaled back

Road closure schedule has changed as Emil Anderson Construction modifies construction plans

Island Health facilities now only open for essential visits

Visits allowed for critically ill, those in end-of-life care or those that need escorts

Referral-only COVID-19 testing facility opens in Port Alberni

No location was disclosed by Island Health as people without a referral are asked to stay away