SRD protests DFO’s failure to consult

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) board has joined the growing number of local governments protesting the DFO’s failure to consult before ruling that the Discovery Island fish farms must be phased out by June 2022. 

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TELUS wants to put up 5 communication towers on Cortes and Quadra

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TELUS is looking at five potential communication tower sites in the Discovery Islands. 

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Octopus Islands Marine Park is 20 hectares larger

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The emerald shores and unspoiled bays of the Octopus Islands Marine Park are a longtime haven and popular destination for boaters and kayakers exploring the beauty of B.C.’s Inside Passage.

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Coast Guard ramps up protection for whales

By Quinn Bender, Prince Rupert Northern View, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Canadian Coast Guard has established a first-of-its-kind division to elevate safeguards against human-caused deaths and injuries to whales in B.C. waters. 

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