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Tori Marlan

COVID-19

The Avoidable Tragedy: How Canadian Public Health Failed to Curb the Carnage of COVID-19

By Tori Marlan
May 30, 2020

It wasn't inevitable that Canada would see 7,000 dead from COVID-19. This is the story of the missed decisions and ignored warnings of the greatest Canadian public health failure of modern times.

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As Death Strikes Coastal First Nations, Communities Talk of "Thwarted" Attempts to Protect Themselves

By Tori Marlan
Apr 25, 2020

Only Alert Bay has been allowed to lock down— but their mayor had to catch the virus first

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Nearly A Month Into COVID-19 Emergency, International Travellers Arrived Unchecked at Victoria International

By Tori Marlan
Apr 18, 2020

After arriving from Turkey earlier this week, local woman tells The Capital she encountered no measures whatsoever to enforce self-isolation

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The Race to Shelter Victoria’s Homeless Before It’s Too Late

By Tori Marlan
Apr 7, 2020

Victoria has leaned on a policy of impromptu tent cities, which critics say could still be powerful vectors for infectious disease transmission

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Toronto Couple Stranded By COVID-19 Alleges Gouging By Car Rental Company

By Tori Marlan
Mar 31, 2020

After a flight cancellation, Paul and Jayne Beurling were quoted $2,000 to shift their dropoff location from Vancouver to Victoria

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For Those Who Interact With the Public, Work Nervously Goes On

By Tori Marlan
Mar 23, 2020

A flooring installer tells The Capital that clients with sick people in the house are still trying to bring in crews for scheduled work

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“It Was A Very Difficult Decision”: The Clipper On Why It Sealed Off Victoria’s Link to Seattle

By Tori Marlan
Mar 18, 2020

Denied a federal closure of the border, BC officials have instead pushed to unilaterally sever Vancouver Island’s transportation links with Washington