Annual General Meeting 2021

Annual General Meeting 2021

Saturday April 17, 20214:00 pm to 5:00 pm CKTZ-2021-AGM-Agenda-2Download CKTZ-2020-AGM-MinutesDownload CKTZ-2021-AGM-fiscal-2020-Financial-StatementsDownload Virtual ZOOM AGM Login Details Below Cortes Community Radio’s Annual General Meeting Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/8273386978?pwd=STRhc2l3dlN4QUsxU21kb2F5VDgxdz09 Meeting ID: 827 338 6978Passcode: cktz Dial In by your location +1 778 907 2071 Meeting ID: 827 338...
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Exercise your creativity. Play in our audio and visual landscapes. Surprise yourself.Develop new skills. Training, tools, equipment, and peer support provided. CONTACT: bryan@cortesradio.ca Most of these roles can be done from home - no requirement to live on Cortes Island to volunteer with CKTZ - we’ll set you up with everything you need to get going. Graphic Design Whether you create on paper or online, we can provide you with tools, space and opportunities to explore your creativity through the CKTZ experience.  Web / Social Media Graphics promoting the station, our shows, our sponsors and community partners. No experience necessary, must be open to feedback. We can provide you with access to equipment and web services, training and mentors. Volunteers need to be comfortable with computers. Time Commitment: 2 hours per week to 2 hours per month. Print Graphics promoting the station and/or our shows. Volunteers can use the medium and tools of their choice - pens, brushes or computers. We need designs that will go on t-shirts, hats, posters, and banners. Send us examples of your current work in the format that works best for you. Time Commitment: One off projects or ongoing. Weekly, monthly quarterly, annually - you decide. Audio Design Play with audio design and create masterpieces from 30 seconds to 2 hours. No experience necessary, but must be comfortable with computers. We can provide you with equipment, training and ongoing peer support. Audio Announcements. Play with recording your voice and the voices of your friends, mixed with music, and creating an audio environment that promotes the branding of the station, our shows, and our sponsors...
Almost Daily News (Week 32) Mar 29-Apr 2, 2021

Almost Daily News (Week 32) Mar 29-Apr 2, 2021

Two Species at Risk on Cortes Island Photo credit: Napoleon the Western Toad by Vicki Watkins via Flickr (CC BY SA, 2.0 License) Links of Interest: (Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, FOCIThe Friends of Cortes Island Website(FOCI) Species at Risk(Cortes Currents) articles about Species at Risk(FOCI) Western Toad(Cortes Currents) articles mentioning the Western Toad(FOCI) Great Blue Heron(Cortes Currents) articles mentioning the Great Blue Heron(Cortes Currents) articles mentioning Helen Hall Bike Rack for Hague Lake Photo credit: Stumpy by Johann Kuester via Flickr (CC BY SA, 2.0 License)  Links of Interest: (Cortes Currents) articles about Bicycles(Gov of BC) BC Parks(Cortes Currents) articles mentioning Hague Lake(Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, FOCIThe Friends of Cortes Island Website(Cortes Currents) articles mentioning Helen Hall BC’s Biggest immunization ever Links of interest (Cortes Currents) BC’s largest immunization ever(Cortes Tideline) COVID 19 Vaccine FAQs – from the Cortes Medical Clinic(Cortes Currents) COVID updatesIsland Health’s COVID-19 dashboard(BCCDC) BC COVID DataBritish Columbia COVID-19 data Cortes Commons is ready for the next stage Links of Interest: (ICET) Vision for community-led commercial space on Cortes Island gaining momentum(Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, the Cortes Commons(Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, CCEDACortes Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA) websiteIsland Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) website(Cortes Currents) articles about CCEDA’s predecessor, the Cortes Island Business and Tourist Association (CIBATA) Bringing fast reliable internet to Cortes and Quadra Islands Links of Interest (Cortes Currents) Bringing fast reliable internet to Cortes and Quadra(Gov of BC) Major connectivity investments for coastal communities (Cortes Currents) articles about the Connected Coast project(Gov of BC) Connectivity in BC(Gov of BC) Emergency Preparedness, Response & RecoveryTia health website(IntechOpen) Electromagnetic Radiation from...
Cortes Island Vaccine clinic

Cortes Island Vaccine clinic

The whole community COVID-19 immunization for Cortes Island will be at Gorge Hall on March 25th, 26th and the 27th. Every adult (18+) is invited to participate. Booking an appointment Please call the Whole Community immunization booking phone line at 877-795-0755 between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM, 7 days/week. You will be asked for your full name, date of birth, postal code, your personal health number and a phone number that you can receive text messages on, or an email address that you or your family check often, in case we need to send you important information. You may also ask a friend or relative to book this on your behalf. More Please note: This special Whole Community vaccination clinic is for first dose vaccine appointments for the Cortes Island community. At this point, it is not known which vaccine will be used. If you have general questions about COVID-19, please visit islandhealth.ca/covid19vaccine.  Public health nurses, nurses from Cortes Medical Clinic and a nurse from the Klahoose Health Centre will be administering the vaccine.  A website dedicated to the vaccination program (https://getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca) is currently under...
Changes at Cortes Radio

Changes at Cortes Radio

There are a lot of changes at Cortes Radio this fall. Screenshot form Cortes Radio’s first Virtual variety Night DJs Four of Cortes Radio’s better known DJs are back. Greg Osaba is bringing  Lunchtime Locomotion and can now be heard Thursdays from 11 AM to 1 PM. It has been a long time coming, but George SIrk is bringing Nature Boy back as of October 7th. Some of you may remember “Girl Crush” from 2010. Jen Mi is back and her show now airs Wednesdays at 1 PM. Those of you who have been listening to CKTZ, from the beginning may remember Dorst Boswell. There are two new DJs. Darwin Olmstead has a Punk New Wave show. Phil Bell has a Vancouver musicians show Tuesdays ay 3:30. with people he knows. There are also a couple of new shows in the works.  Talk Shows As some of you may be aware, Listening In, Folk U and Cortes Currents have been partnered for some time - which is why they can also be found under the Radio tab at Cortes Currents.ca. In addition, Odette Auger, De Clarke, Francesca Gesualdi, Manda Aufochs Gillespie, Roy L Hales, Max Thaysen and Tara Warkentin are, or have been, part of the Cortes Currents team that has been producing programs for Local Journalism Initiative since February 1, 2020. You can see their contributions on Cortes Radio.ca (under Currents), Cortes Currents.ca (click on their names above) and the National LJI website, Canada-Info.ca. Three recent additions to the CKTZ’s Cortes Currents line-up: On August 24th Cortes Radio started producing short Daily News clips (aired daily, but added as needed) As of Saturday, September 12th, Manda is producing a series of two hour...
Cortes Radio’s First ZOOM AGM

Cortes Radio’s First ZOOM AGM

Cortes Community Radio Society had its first ZOOM AGM on Sunday, July 12, 2020. There were 14 attendees. Cortes Radio has been on the air, 24 hours a day (aside from technical challenges), for the past 16 years.  24 Volunteer Produced Programs We currently have 24 volunteer produced programs, without which there would be no reason for Cortes Radio to exist.  Allegro, Anything GoesCake MixDarwinEclectic SelectionEnd of the Road ShowFolk UFree Range RadioFriday Lunchtime LocomotionFrom the Muses GardenGia GroovesGirl CrushJim, Nadya & Friends Misty Morning HopMixtapesPachamama PranayamaPhil BellPhil’s Pick n MixRagamuffin ParadeScotty Dog’s Rock n RollStone SoupTake me to the CasbahThe Shim Sham ShowVinho do Porto Thank-you very much. Other Achievements Cortes Radio has also been receiving a grant to produce documentaries every year since 2014 and have currently broadcasting a new story for our radio news magazine (Cortes Currents) every week since February 1, 2020. For the past four years, Cortes Radio has managed to pay Sean for 10 hours a week throughout the year. We were able to do the same thing for Howie for the last 3 years.Cortes Radio has successfully broadcast the amount of locally produced programming required under our license, since January 2018.  Coming Soon: A New Generation Barry Glickman & Leonard Woywika both served 4 years and retired from the Board as of  our July 12, 2020, AGM.  Our constitution limits service on the board to 5 years, which means this next year will be our President’s last term, and we hope to find his replacement before the next AGM. Someone once described the inner workings of Cortes Radio as the Sean, Howie & Roy show. Roy...