Daily News updates (10) – Oct 24th-30th, 2020

Daily News updates (10) – Oct 24th-30th, 2020

Cortes Natural Food Co-op’s best year ever - for sales Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) The Cortes Natural Food Co-ops best year ever in terms of sales(Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, the Cortes Natural Food Co-op(Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, Gorge Marina and General Store(Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, the Squirrel Cove General Store(Cortes Currents) articles about, or mentioning, the Cortes MarketCortes Natural Food Co-op websiteGorge Harbour websiteSquirrel Cove Trading Co. websiteCortes Market website Provincial order limiting gatherings in homes Links of interest: (Cortes Currents)- Limiting gatherings in homes to immediate family and six others (BC Government News) - Joint statement on B.C.’s COVID-19 response, latest updates (4:30 PM, Oct 26, 2020) (Cortes Currents) - articles using data from the BC Centre for Disease Control Election 2020: Green Party Numbers on Vancouver Island Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) Election 2020: Green Party numbers on Vancouver Island(Elections BC) 2020 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results by Candidate(Elections BC) 2020 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results by Party The SRD’s ‘Response to Petition’ Links of interest (Cortes Currents) - Court filing: The SRD’s “Response to Petition’(Court filing – the SRD’s Oct 21st, 2020) Response to Petition(Court filing – Director Anderson’s July 13, 2020) Petition to the Court(Cortes Currents) Regional Director Anderson is suing the SRD(Cortes Currents, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2019) SRD Censures Director Anderson(SRD post on the Tideline, Oct 30, 2019) – SRD Board Passes Censure Motions(Cortes Currents, June 11, 2019) – No Conflict of Interest(Campbell River Mirror, June 10, 2019) – Petitioners concede no conflict against Strathcona Regional District director Short Cortes Currents daily news updates, broadcast over...
Daily News updates (10) – Oct 24th-30th, 2020

Daily News updates (9) – Oct 17th-23rd, 2020

Election 2020: Raising Bc’s self sufficiency Links of interest (Cortes Currents) articles and podcasts on the 2020 election.Conservative Party of BC websiteJohn Twigg - MLA Candidate Election 2020: the Wet’suwet’en conflict RCMP arriving at Unist’ot’en camp on Feb 12, 2020 - Courtesy Max Thaysen Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) Max Thaysen’s legal observation of the RCMP raid on the Unist’ot’en camp(Cortes Currents) pro Wet’suwet’en protests in Campbell River(Cortes Currents) pro Wet’suwet’en protests on Cortes Island Election 2020: This could become the longest election ‘day’ in recent history Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Election 2020: Possibly the longest election ‘day’ in BC history (includes summary of recent Angus Reid poll and Oct 20 projection from Canada338.) (Elections BC) Key election dates(Cortes Currents) Election 2020: articles and podcasts Party leaders in Campbell River Oct 17/18 Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) BC NDP(Cortes Currents) BC Liberal party(Cortes Currents) BC Green Party BC Liberal YouTube channelBCNewDemocrats YouTube channelBC Greens YouTube channelBC NDP websiteBC Liberals websiteBC Greens websiteConservative party of BC website(Cortes Currents) articles about forests (Cortes Currents) articles about salmon farms Rainbow Ridge Rezoning Meeting Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) Rainbow Ridge Rezoning HearingCortes Community Housing websiteCortes Community Housing Facebook page(Cortes Currents) Finding Home: Options and challenges(Cortes Currents) Other articles about Rainbow Ridge(Cortes Currents) articles about Cortes Community Housing(Cortes Currents) articles about the Cortes Island Senior’s Society(Cortes Currents) articles about Cortes Island Senior’s village(BC Government) 2008 backgrounder as construction starts on Cortes Island Senior’s Village(Cortes Currents) articles about the Cortes Island Senior’s Society Short Cortes Currents daily news updates, broadcast over Cortes Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM and funded by a grant from the Community Radio...
Daily News updates (10) – Oct 24th-30th, 2020

Daily News updates (8) – Oct 11th-17th, 2020

Only two new cases in North Vancouver Island Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) Only two new cases of COVID reported in North Vancouver Island last week(Cortes Currents) articles using BC Centre for Disease Control data Campbell River homeless camp to be served notice Photo taken from RCMP report about homeless man set on fire September 22nd, 2020 Links of Interest (Cortes Currents) Homeless encampment at Quinsam Rd to be served notice(Cortes Currents) articles about homelessness in Campbell River(RCMP Report) RCMP assist Campbell River Fire with homeless camp fire(RCMP report) RCMP investigate after young man was set on fire in Campbell River(Cortes Currents) articles about homelessness in Vancouver(Cortes Currents) articles about homelessness in Victoria (Cortes Currents) Election 2020: What can the Government do about tent cities Election 2020: BC’s economic challenge Linbks of interest: (Cortes Currents) Election 2020: BC’s economic Challenge(Cortes Currents) Articles about BC’s provincial debt(Cortes Currents) Articles citing BC unemployment stats(Cortes Currents) Articles about or mentioning Michele Babchuk(Cortes Currents) Articles about or mentioning Norm Facey(Cortes Currents) Articles about, or mentioning, Alexandra MortonBC Green party websiteBC Liberal party websiteBC NDP website Discovery Island items at the SRD Board Meeting Illustration from Medizinal-Pflantzen by Franz Eugen Köhler(1887) via Wikipedia (in Public Domain) Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Articles mentioning cannabis on Cortes Island (Cortes Currents) Articles mentioning cannabis on Quadra Island(Cortes Currents) proposed BC Ferries berth on Quadra(Cortes Currents) proposed new firehall on Quadra (Cortes Currents) Lot 302 on Read Island(Cortes Currents) Articles about the Old Surge Narrows store(Cortes Currents) Articles about fires on Quadra Island(Cortes Currents) Articles about the North Quadra burning survey(Cortes Currents) Articles about a Regional Director’s mandate and...
Daily News updates (7) – Oct 3rd-9th, 2020

Daily News updates (7) – Oct 3rd-9th, 2020

Campbell River Health Area is Relatively COVID free Links of interest 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.  (Cortes Currents) Campbell River Health Area is relatively COVID freeother Cortes Currents articles using data from the BC Centre for Disease Control CHEK news report of two cases at Carihi Secondary School in Campbell RiverBC Centre for Disease ControlBritish Columbia COVID 19 Dashboard Election 2020: What can an MLA do about fish farms? Links of interest (Cortes Currents) What can an MLA do about fish farms?(Cortes Currents) articles about Alexandra Morton (as a candidate and her struggle with salmon farms)(Campbell River Mirror) Alexandra Morton running as Green candidate for North Island(Cortes Currents) Articles about DFO’s recent findings that salmon farms cause minimal risk to wild salmon (Cortes Currents) Pro and con articles about salmon farmsAlexandra Morton’s typepad Election 2020: Towards a more sustainable forestry photo credit: “Coast Douglas-fir in Vancouver 1887” by William McFarlane Notman – This image is available from the McCord Museum under the access number VIEW-1803 & licensed under Public Domain via Commons. Links of interest Articles about Old Growth forestsArticles about second growth forestsarticles mentioning the sapwood problemArticles about sustainable forestryThe Cortes Community Forest Co-operative Election 2020: The Affordable Rental Crisis Photo credit: Vincent Van Gogh’s bedroom in Arles (1889)- courtesy Art Gallery ErgsArt via Flickr (Public Domain) Links of interest: Affordable Rentals Election 2020: Tent Cities and Homelessness Photo credit: artist’s depiction of affordable housing being built for homeless people, or people at risk, in Campbell River – courtesy city of...
Daily News updates (7) – Oct 3rd-9th, 2020

Daily News updates (6) – Sep 26 – Oct 2, 2020

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.  . . . Alexandra Morton: What needs to be done Alexandra Morton - submitted photo LInks of interest (Cortes Currents) articles about the 2020 election(Cortes Currents) previous articles on, or mentioning, Alexandra Morton(Cortes Currents) articles about salmon farmsAlexandra Morton’s typepad Alexandra Morton is the Green candidate photo credit: Sointula by Paul Hamilton via Flickr (CC BY SA, 2.0 License) Links of Interest: (Cortes Currents) articles about the 2020 election(Cortes Currents) previous articles on, or mentioning, Alexandra MortonSalmon farm industry article observing Morton’s candidacy The Tyee article announcing Alexandra Morton is the Green candidate Norm Facey, the Liberal candidate for North Island Norm Facey - Submitted photo Links of interest (Cortes Currents) Norm Facey, the Liberal candidate for North Island(Cortes Currents) articles about the 2020 election Norm Facey’s sailboat and cruise around the world(Pulp and Paper Canada) The man behind the (Campbell River) mill How the Cortes Museum weathered the pandemic, financially Daily news for Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 - How the Cortes Museum weathered the pandemic Links of interest articles about, on mentioning the Cortes Museum, on Cortes CurrentsCortes Island Museum and Archives website Hearing date for Noba Anderson vs SRD set Daily news for Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 – Noba Anderson vs SRD Links of interest: (Cortes Currents) - Hearing date set: Noba Anderson vs SRD(Cortes Currents) - articles about Noba Anderson vs SRD (including repost from National Observer)(Campbell River Mirror) - Cortes Island area director sues Strathcona Regional District(Cortes...