Episode 8: Vaccines, fentanyl and Facebook

After a possible measles exposure, Squamish residents responded — with a more than 500 per cent vaccination increase since Feb. 22.

When drugs containing fentanyl were found near a Squamish elementary, locals — including the RCMP — found out through Facebook. Reporters Steven Chua and Keili Bartlett talk about how journalism goes beyond what you see online.

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The Squamish Sound is about local news that impacts you. Journalists at The Squamish Chief newspaper examine the most important topics affecting the town. Once a week, every Friday.

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Hosted by Steven Chua and Keili Bartlett.

Cover photo by Clayton Matthews.


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