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Keili Bartlett

Keili Bartlett

Keili Bartlett reports for Coast Reporter on everything from the Sunshine Coast Regional District and school board to community news as it happens.

Keili has been reporting in B.C. since 2017, when she moved to Prince Rupert before heading south to Victoria, Squamish, Nelson, and now Sechelt. Originally, Keili is a bluenoser from Nova Scotia, where she learned the trade at the University of King's College in Halifax.

When not at her desk, Keili can be found hiking, paddleboarding and enjoying the outdoors with a camera or coffee in her hand.

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kbartlett@coastreporter.net

Recent Work by Keili

B.C. senior dying of cancer trying to secure her family's future before time runs out

B.C. senior dying of cancer trying to secure her family's future before time runs out

'I'm the one people come to for help. So to have to reach out for help, it’s just been the hardest thing for me': After years of advocating for others, Sechelt's Sheri Marino needs help ensuring her family will not become homeless after she dies.
Day Scholar lawsuit agrees to $2.8 billion trust from Canada

Day Scholar lawsuit agrees to $2.8 billion trust from Canada

After more than a decade, the federal government has reached an agreement with 325 nations for the collective harm done by residential schools.
J-pod makes an appearance in Howe Sound

J-pod makes an appearance in Howe Sound

'It was just one of those lucky days. I reached for the camera and it had a full charge, my [tele-photo] lens was on the camera. And I could just go out onto my deck and start snapping photos,' says Bowen Island's Kathy Clarke. 'That’s why I say everything lined up that day — I’m buying a lotto ticket.'
K9 to the rescue: Introducing the Sunshine Coast’s SAR dogs

K9 to the rescue: Introducing the Sunshine Coast’s SAR dogs

Joyce Tattersall trains two dogs, Echo and Zulu, for search and rescue missions in B.C.
Retired teacher creates an education fund for students who don't get straight As

Retired teacher creates an education fund for students who don't get straight As

After retiring to the Sunshine Coast, Mary Lou Owen went back to school to learn how to build a website and found friendship along the way. From the friendship came a unique gift for future students.
Fish farms in shíshálh Nation swiya to be removed by February 2023

Fish farms in shíshálh Nation swiya to be removed by February 2023

Grieg Seafood will decommission their Sunshine Coast facilities and remove the fish by the end of this month
How Sunshine Coast farms are weathering a drought… again

How Sunshine Coast farms are weathering a drought… again

Two of the area’s organic farms talk water supply and potential solutions as their crops continue to grow
'Make the polluter pay': Sue Big Oil campaign kicks off on the Sunshine Coast

'Make the polluter pay': Sue Big Oil campaign kicks off on the Sunshine Coast

At least 85 residents have signed the petition to encourage local government to join the civic action lawsuit
Orcas return to Pender Harbour's Gunboat Bay

Orcas return to Pender Harbour's Gunboat Bay

Who were those whales spotted on the B.C. coast last week? Ocean Wise researchers and residents share the details
Gambier Islanders, BC Wildfire spring into action to prevent wildfire spread

Gambier Islanders, BC Wildfire spring into action to prevent wildfire spread

BC Wildfire, helicopters and locals responded to a spot fire started on Aug. 18
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