May 2021

“This is an opportunity for all of us in Canada, in society, to acknowledge there is pain and to acknowledge the harm that has been done,” said Edna Howard, who organized the event with the city.
There are 29 active #COVID19 cases in the central Vancouver Island region.
Police said investigators are currently following up on reports of possible sightings of Watts in downtown Nanaimo.
The province said about 3,000 post-secondary students with disabilities will benefit from the additional in the programs and be assisted in training for in-demand careers.
The city has set up a memorial at the cenotaph on Craig Street next to the PCTC, where the evening lights will glow orange until June 9, according to a media release.
“I hope we are not taking the lens for what’s best for us as politicians, but what’s best for the people we are trying to actually provide services for,” said Coun. Scott Harrison.
B.C. will have the second-highest minimum wage in Canada, second only to Nunavut’s $16 an hour, according to the Retail Council of Canada.
Two people were taken to hospital after a vehicle collision in Parksville Friday evening.
Island Health said in the last week it increased immunizations at community clinics to about 9,000 doses per day.
The rallies will be held in the same place every Friday at 10 a.m., according to Sierra Club BC.

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