Dissecting wild Pacific salmon tissues for molecular analysis and viral genomic sequencing.

Weekly Index: Dec 19-25, 2022

24 posts were added this week and 589 posts, or specific third party channels to posts, were accessed.*

The top three articles for this week on the website were:

  1. PRV1a in fish farms, an interview with Dr Gideon Mordecai – Cortes Currents (Dec 16, 2022)
  2. Tire Island:Tired to Tireless – repost from qathet Living
  3. The story behind the Tire Islet clean-up – Cortes Currents

Articles this week:

Our Broadcast Area

(Stories about or mentioning: Cortes & Quadra Islands, Campbell River, qathet, Powell River)

  1. AM – Tire Island:Tired to Tireless – (written version only) repost from qathet Living
  2. RLH – The story behind the Tire Islet clean-up – Cortes Currents
  3. AA – Cortes Island chocolate business scores highly at international competition – repost from CKTZ News 
  4. MAG – Truth Telling with Rex Weyler & CIA students –  Folk U
  5. RLHThe birth of Whaletown as a community (abt. 1885-1914) – Cortes Currents
  6. TW – Lessons from Cortes Island’s bees – Cortes Currents (repost from June 13, 2020)
  7. RB – West Coast engineers aim to clear up acoustic smog impacting endangered killer whales – (written version only) repost from Canada’s National Observer
  8. RLH – Harbour Authority Cortes Island: The Small Craft Harbours connection – Cortes Currents 
  9. RLH – The Union Steamships arrive in Whaletown – Cortes Currents
  10. AA – Pottery studio opening encouraging to local artists  – repost from CKTZ News
  11. RLH – Quadra Foundation to administer $100,000 – Cortes Currents
  12. MAG – Dec 16 Teen takeover – Folk U
  13. IS – West Coast winter can’t keep our hardiest neighbours indoors – (written version only) repost from qathet Living
  14. SM – B.C. unprepared to house immigrants Canada is welcoming, experts say – (written version only) repost from New Canadian Media
  15. RG – Humanity’s Choice – (written version only) The Quadra Project
  16. GJ – International rally racer trains in qathet’s cold & mud for hot & dry events – (written version only) repost from qathet Living 

Regions Beyond

(Trends to watch, inspirations and challenges)

  1. KB – B.C. seeks feedback on coastal marine strategy – (written version only) repost from Prince Rupert Northern View
  2. RB – Endangered salmon are left to flounder as Canada hosts COP15 – (written version only) repost from Canada’s National Observer
  3. KB – Endangered wildlife committee keeps B.C’s humpback whales on the list – (written version only) repost from Prince Rupert Northern View
  4. ZV – Tackling Barriers for LGBTQ2S+ Canadians in the Workplace – (written version only) repost from the Tyee
  5. MKL – Land-based learning: These schools spotlight culturally immersive education – repost from North Shore News
  6. RB – Treasured island gifted to protect Salish Sea’s rich biodiversity – (written version only) repost from Canada’s National Observer

Top three Podcasts

(From Folk U and Cortes Currents)

Top 3 locations of viewers/plays:

  • Cortes Currents: CKTZ’s listening area – 25.42%; Gibsons, BC – 12.04; Vancouver: 12.04%
  • SoundCloud: Columbus, Ohio – 68.46%; CKTZ’s listening area – 5.12%; Vancouver – 4.58%

* The website’s software differentiates between posts accessed directly and posts accessed through a third party like an email link, Tideline or a Facebook page.

Top photo credit: Dissecting wild Pacific salmon tissues for molecular analysis and viral genomic sequencing – Amy Romer photo