Hall Tax Consultation Refreshing

Originally Published on Cortes Radio.ca By Roy L Hales On June 6, 2019, Chair Michele Babchuk and three members of the Strathcona Regional District staff caught a water taxi from Campbell River to Cortes Island. Around 80 local inhabitants were waiting for them in Mansons Hall. I doubt anyone could have guessed what was to … Continue reading Hall Tax Consultation Refreshing

Cortes Community Consultation Meeting On Tax Service Referenda

(CKTZ Broadcast 5 – 6:30 PM Sat, June 8 & Sunday 9:30-11 AM) By De Clarke SRD sent four representatives to Cortes island by water taxi on June 6th to conduct a community consultation meeting on two tax service referenda:  the long-delayed and controversial hall tax, and the first-responders training tax.  Present at the meeting … Continue reading Cortes Community Consultation Meeting On Tax Service Referenda

Electric Is Better – Even On A Remote Island

By Roy L Hales British Columbia’s EV tipping point may be closer than you think. When you factor in the cost of gasoline, the average electric vehicle is already substantially less expensive that a gas car. Level three charging stations, capable of delivering an 80% charge in 30 minutes, are creeping up the east coast of Vancouver … Continue reading Electric Is Better – Even On A Remote Island