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Cases of COVID-19 in @Interior_Health are still high and trending upwards at a rate of 32.5/100K a day. But at this point cases are increasing faster in all other health regions—and especially in @Northern_Health which has a rate of 15.3/100K. @VanIslandHealth's rate is 6.2/100K. Rolling seven-day average of new cases of COVID-19 per 100,0
The @Interior_Health Kootenay Boundary HSDA has at a rate of 40.3 cases of #COVID19 per 100,000 residents a day, while East Kootenay's rate is 39.3/100K. The Okanagan's rate is 33.8/100K and Thompson Cariboo Shuswap's rate is 25.1/100K. #COVID19BC Rate of daily new cases of COVID-19 by Health Service Delive
@Interior_Health In @Northern_Health, the Northeast HSDA's rate of COVID-19 is now 22.5 cases per 100,000 residents a day. Northern Interior's rate is 14.8/100K and the Northwest's rate is 9.7/100K. #COVID19BC Rate of daily new cases of COVID-19 by Health Service Delive
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There were 306 British Columbians admitted to hospital for #COVID19 between June 27 and Aug. 14. Significantly lower than in the winter and spring. Since then, another 207 people have been hospitalized for a total of 513 people. #COVID19BC #bcpoli Chart shows weekly totals o...
There were 79 British Columbians admitted to ICU for #COVID19 between June 27 and Aug. 14. #COVID19BC Chart shows weekly totals o...
The rate of #COVID19 in the @Interior_Health region is down slightly to 31.2 cases per 100,000 residents while @Northern_Health is now up to 14.2/100K. VCH is 9.3/100K, Fraser is 8.2/100K and @VanIslandHealth is 6/100K. #COVID19BC Rolling seven-day average o...
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1,434 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. in the past 72 hours.
Aug. 14: 532 new cases
Aug. 15: 441 new cases
Aug. 16: 461 new cases
Fraser Health: 316
Vancouver Coastal Health: 198
Interior Health: 734
Northern Health: 74
Island Health: 112
#COVID19BC
The @Interior_Health region is now seeing an average of 31.5 cases per 100,000 residents, dwarfing the other health regions. @Northern_Health has a rate of 8.7/100K, @VCHhealthcare's rate is 6.3/100K, @Fraserhealth's rate is 5.9/100K and @VanIslandHealth is 3.9/100K. #COVID19BC Rolling seven-day average of new cases of COVID-19 per 100,0
Inside @Interior_Health, the Kootenay Boundary HSDA — where there are no additional public health restrictions — is now almost at the same rate as the #Okanangan. Kootenay Boundary's rate is 37.9 cases per 100,000 residents a day, while Okanagan's rate is 40.8/100K. #COVID19BC Rate of daily new cases of COVID-19 by Health Service Delive
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BREAKING: Dr. Richard Stanwick, Chief Medical Health Officer for Island Health, says the number of #COVID19 variants on Vancouver Island, currently 13 total (0 active), could "double or triple" in the next couple of weeks as there are a number of presumptive cases. #COVID19BC
Dr. Stanwick says the presumptive variant cases being investigated are from Islanders who travelled recently to areas where there are a high percentage of variant cases. Cases from all over the Island are being investigated as variants by the @CDCofBC.
As of today, there have been a total of 13 confirmed cases of a #COVID19 variant of concern on Vancouver Island. 11 were B117 (UK) and there was one case each of B1351 (SA) and P1 (Brazil) variants. None of those cases are currently active and infectious. #COVID19BC
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If you want a sense of scale for the boat blocking the Suez now, here is the #EVERGIVEN dwarfing @BCFerries in #Nanaimo’s Departure Bay terminal. Made with: evergiven-everywhere.glitch.me by @en_dash. Image
Could a ship the size of the #EVERGIVEN block the entrance to the Port of #Vancouver? Well, it looks like it would be pretty close if it ran aground at the Lions Gate Bridge. Image
For my Toronto followers, here is the #EVERGIVEN, the ship that is currently blocking the Suez Canal, pulled in beside Red Path Sugar / Sugar Beach near @GBCollege's Waterfront campus. Image of the Evergiven ship...
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University of Chicago Urbanism Professor Emily Talen’s book “Neighbourhood.” Ch9 Neighbourhoods and Segregation. “The final and most significant debate about the neighbourhood: its association with social segregation."
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Most notorious was the redlining undertaken by the U.S. Home Owners Loan Corporation and the Federal Housing Authority. Incredibly, the agencies used an underwriting manual that called for investigating whether a neighbourhood had a mix of “incompatible” social and racial groups.
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Fascinating and inspiring @CanUrbanism round table today, City Circle, moderator @Khelsilem. @KalenAnderson Edmonton, Evelina Hafvenstein-Säteri, Stockholm Plan, @oliviahaddon, Māori Design Auckland, @AlainMiguelez, Ottawa, Gil Kelley, Vancouver
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Book review: #Nanaimo poet deploys dreamlike surrealism in ferocious collection vancouversun.com/entertainment/… WOW!! Woke up to this FAB review of my book in Vancouver Sun! "Like Leonard Cohen’s Suzanne, Goldberg shows us where to look amongst the garbage & the flowers." 🤩💜💙💚🧡❤️🍾
Devolution can be ordered directly from the publisher, @caitlinpress. Or from any online bookseller (amazon, chapters, etc), or through your favorite indie bookstore. And I am selling signed copies from my door in #Nanaimo: $18 caitlin-press.com/our-books/devo…
Love that people are messaging me to stop by & pick up a copy of Devolution on their way through #Nanaimo! This is part of our new #pandemic paradigm - front yard book sales for poets! It's a brave new world we are creating in this age of no coffee house readings.
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My latest garden doo-dad - a 6-foot tall wind-spinner (with 2 separate faces that spin), from Buckerfields #Nanaimo. Very pretty! Image
I hope nobody else wanted one of these beautiful giant wind-spinners from Buckerfields #Nanaimo because I just got a second one, and now there's only 2 left until next spring when they'll order more. Image
They're over 6 feet tall!
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Another death recorded in #BC bringing total up to 1. We have 74 new cases of #COVIDー19 bringing total up to 424. Dr. Bonnie Henry says latest death linked to #LynnValley Care Centre in #NorthVancouver. @NEWS1130
#BREAKING More secondary businesses ordered to shutter in #BC include hair salons and other “personal” service establishments. @NEWS1130
Henry now explaining how she hopes to “flatten the curve” in #BC. She says social distancing measures are key to keeping everyone safe. He voice shakes again as she stresses how crucial it is these orders are followed. @NEWS1130
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Gas Profiteering Report*
Nanaimo BC
Rack price: 84.20c

Taxes:
Fed: 10.0c
BC Motor: 14.50c
BC Carbon: 8.89c

Gas price: 148.9c

Profit: 31.31c

*Note: This is not an endorsement of low gas prices which discourage #climatecrisis acttion.
#bcpoli
Gas Profiteering Report*
Vancouver BC 11/06/19
Rack price: 82.60c

Taxes:
Fed: 10.0c
BC Motor: 25.50c
BC Carbon: 8.89c

Gas price: 133.9c

Profit: 6.91c

*Note: This is not an endorsement of low gas prices which discourage #climatecrisis acttion.
#bcpoli
Gas Profiteering Report*
Nanaimo BC 12/06/19

Daily Rack Price: 85.30c (+2.7)

Taxes:
Fed: 10.0c
BC Motor: 14.50c
BC Carbon: 8.89c

Gas price: 148.9c

Profit: 30.21c (-1.10)

*Note: This is not an endorsement of low prices which discourage #climatecrisis action.
#bcpoli #gpr
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