The Misty Morning Hop

The Misty Morning Hop

Misty Morning Hop with DJ Sasparilla - Mondays: 9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon; Fridays: 9:30 -12:00 PM “Welcome to my radioworld here on Cortes Community Radio CKTZ 89.5FM. Sometimes mellow, sometimes rockin’. Encorporating all styles of music through a lens that is rose coloured and full of positive energy. A weekly organic process, a playlist that evolves out of life every day. As a work with my headphones on or walk through scenes and stores and chat with friends, I have a little book where I take notes, write down songs, references and artists names. This is my treasurehunt for new music. These weekly playlists are constantly evolving, inside of my mind and heart and spirit. The Misty Morning Hop was born & created with babes in arms, special by me Sassparilla in the good ol daze of ’04ish.”  Misty Morning Hop - Friday Jan 15, 2021 Podcasts Misty Morning Hop - Friday Jan 8, 2021 Misty Morning Hop - Mon December 28, 2020 Misty Morning Hop - Friday Dec 18, 2020 Misty Morning Hop - Friday Dec 11, 2020 Misty Morning Hop: Friday Nov 27, 2020 Misty Morning Hop: Friday, Nov 20, 2020 Misty Morning Hop: Friday, Nov 13 Misty Morning Hop: Monday, Nov 9, 2020 “Navigate morning vibes, weather you’re at work, playin’ or just chillin’ or driving around in your pick up truck… through swimming experiences of a modern psychedelic, electronica & rock music playlist. A good song is a good song.”  “My level of passion for music is high. It stems from early childhood, hometown of Foleyet or living far n remote in the bush. Many...
The Art of Leadership

The Art of Leadership

Folk U Radio: Art of Community Leadership 101.  In this episode Colin Funk joins to discuss with host Manda Aufochs Gillespie to look at the idea of community leadership a little deeper. What is the mix of magic and resourcefulness and entrepreneurialism that makes an effective community leader? How do we cultivate that resilient and spontaneous aspects of our selves? And how do we create organizations that will support us in being responsive and visionary to the needs of a community? Even harder, how do we pivot organizations and businesses and ourselves when it is time for things to change or to let old-ways go?  Jenny Evans from North Island Employment Foundation also joins to discuss a bit more about how individuals can pivot in their work lives. Folk U Friday: Manda Aufochs Gillespie interviews Colin Funk about the Art of Leadership Colin Funk works as an organizational consultant and leadership development coach and was a trustee with the Cortes Island Business and Tourism Association and is now a director of Cortes Community Economic Development Association or as an improv actor and leader of the Laughing Mussels Improv Troop. What is Community Leadership? Manda: How do you define community leadership? What might it look like in a small community like ours? Colin: Community describes people who share a particular place and all the resources located there. A healthy community is a place where all people can meet their economic, social, physical, cultural, and spiritual needs, work together for the common good; and participate in creating their futureCommunity Leader…..a person who works with others to develop and sustain the health of the community Community Leadership occurs when anyone, regardless...
Eclectic Selection

Eclectic Selection

The Eclectic Collection reflects my love of music, in itís many forms. The rock and roll and blues and folk songs of my youth, jazz, classical and Celtic of later years, all make an appearance during the show. Not the top 40 hits, unless there is no option, but the live versions, the covers by other artists, the hidden gems deep in the albums that never got airplay Cover of Duke Jenkins’ Aristocrats “Baby I’m Sick Of You,” lead song for Jan 2, 2020 Jan 9, 2021 Jan 2, 2021 Dec 26, 2020 Dec 19, 2020 Dec 12, 2020 Dec 5, 2020 Nov 28, 2020 Nov 7, 2020 Oct 31, 2020 Oct 24, 2020 Oct 17, 2020 October 10, 2020 October 3, 2020 September 26, 2020 September 19, 2020 September 12. 2020 September 4, 2020 August 29, 2020 August 15, 2020 Saturday, August 1, 2020 Saturday July 25, 2020 Saturday, July 18, 2020 Saturday, July 11, 2020 Saturday, July 4, 2020 Saturday, June 27, 2020 Saturday, June 20, 2020 Saturday, June 13, 3030 Saturday, June 6, 2020 Saturday , May 30, 2020 Saturday, May 23, 2020 Saturday, May 16, 2020 Saturday May 9, 2020 Saturday May 2, 2020 Saturday, April 25, 2020 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 Tuesday Apr 7, 2020 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 Tues, Mar 17, 2020 Tues Mar 10, 2020 Tues Feb 25, 2020 Tues Feb 18, 2020 Feb 11, 2020 Podcasts Feb 4, 2020 Jan 20, 2020 JUly 23, 2019 July 2, 2019 June 18, 2019 June 11, 2019 June 4, 2019 - Eclectic Selection May 28, 2019...
Daily News Updates (week 20) Jan 2-8, 2021

Daily News Updates (week 20) Jan 2-8, 2021

Vaccinations start in Campbell River Photo of Pfizer vaccine courtesy Island Health Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Vaccinations start in Campbell River (Island Health) Island Health expands COVID-19 vaccination clinics to central and north Vancouver Island(Cortes Currents) articles about COVID vaccines (Cortes Currents) COVID updates(Island Health) COVVID 19 Daily status Dashboard(BC Centre for Disease Control) BC COVID-19 Data Cortes Island’s #1 Industry is coming back Links of Interest: (Cortes Currents) Cortes Island’s #1 Industry is coming back - in preparation(Cortes Currents) Chinas wants more Oysters from BC growers(Cortes Currents) articles about Cortes Island AquacultureCortes Island Oysters.ca website(Cortes Currents) articles about oysters What does the Opioid Crisis mean on Cortes Island? Links of Interest (Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, the Opioid crisis(BC Coroners Service) Illicit Drug Toxicity Deaths in BC: January 1, 2010 – November 30, 2020(Island Health) Addiction & Substance Use Resources(Island Health) Overdose Prevention Services(Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, the Cortes Medical Clinic(CCHA) Group Physician Practice at the Cortes Health Centre(CCHA) The Cortes Community Health Association website Moving into the Seniors Village Links of Interest: (Cortes Currents) Moving into the Seniors Village(Cortes Currents) articles about or mentioning the Cortes Island Senior’s Village(Cortes Currents) articles about or mentioning the Cortes Island Senior’s SocietyThe Cortes Community Housing website(BC Housing) A little paradise provides happiness for Cortes Island seniors(Cortes Currents) articles about or mentioning the Rainbow Ridge project Short Cortes Currents daily news updates, broadcast over Cortes Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM and funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.  Click here to access other Daily News pages Top photo credit: Newspaper...
Plan to Vaccinate British Columbians

Plan to Vaccinate British Columbians

More than 24,000 people have already received vaccines. At the government’s January 4th press conference, Dr Bonnie Henry unveiled the plan to immunize British Columbia. 150,000 people by the end of February “From December to February, we aim to immunize approximately 150,000 individuals,” she began. The focus, until the end of January, is: 70, 000 residents and staff of long term care facilities13,000 people in assisted living facilities and their visitors30,000 health care workers around the provinceIndigenous peoples living in remote communities. (Approximately 60 members of the Klahoose village, on Cortes Island, are expected to be among them.) In Phase two of this first quarter, Provincial health authorities will focus on: community based seniors over the age of 80; the age limit is lower for people of indigenous backgroundspeople experiencing homelessnesspeople in correctional facilities, group homes, mental health residential carethey are also trying to identify people who have home care and home support and making sure both recipients and staff are immunizied.More vaccinations in First Nations communities When Vaccines become more available “The contracts for Pfizer and Moderna will scale up in March. So we are expecting to have way more more of those vaccines once we get into April/May,” continued Dr Henry. “we also expect approval in Canada of additional vaccines. We heard that the AstraZeneca vaccine has been approved for use in the UK. We know that Health Canada has received some of the data and has started the expedited review process both for AstraZeneca and and Janssen … We’re hopeful that those will be approved for use in Canada sometime during the first quarter of this year.” These vaccines might be in use by...
Daily News Updates (week 19) Dec 26, 2020 – Jan 1, 2021

Daily News Updates (week 19) Dec 26, 2020 – Jan 1, 2021

A Truly Awesome Cortes Community Christmas Dinner Links of Interest (Cortes Currents) articles mentioning Noah Davidson(Cortes Currents) articles mentioning Izabelle Perry(Cortes Currents) 2018 Christmas Market Season kicked off at Gorge Hall (Cortes Currants) articles about or mentioning the Whaletown Community ClubThe Whaletown Community Club website(Gorge Harbour) The Floathouse Restaurant! To ensure future Cortes Island Chum runs Photo credit: The new marine heatwave off the West Coast stands out in this map of sea surface temperature anomalies, with darker red denoting temperatures farther above average. The highest temperatures shown are more than 5 degrees Fahrenheit above average. Image from NOAA Coral Reef Watch, which corrects effectively for cloud cover. Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) - related article in preparation(Cortes Currents) - articles about, or mentioning, Chum runs (NOAA Fisheries) New Marine Heatwave Emerges off West Coast, Resembles “the Blob” China cannot get enough BC Oysters Photo credit: Pearl Of Asia Fried Oysters by snowpea&bokchoi via Flickr (CC BY SA, 2.0 License) Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Chinas wants more Oysters from BC growers New COVID 19 variant reached Vancouver Island Photo credit: Nanaimo by Brian Chow vis Flickr (CC BY SA, 2.0 License Links of Interest (Cortes Currents) New COVID 19 variant reached Vancouver Island(Ministry of Health) Joint statement on first COVID-19 U.K. variant case in B.C.(CTV News) B.C. identifies first case of U.K. coronavirus variant in Vancouver Island resident Central Park’s tent city washed out Photo credit: This is someone’s home – North Park Neighbourhood Association Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) Central Park’s tent city washed out (Cortes Currents) Posts about or mentioning homelessness Krista Loughton’s video “This is Canada” (Canada-Info.ca) People sheltering in Central Park relocated due to...