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Weekly Index: Jan 9-15, 2023

14 posts were added this week and 787 posts, or specific third party channels to posts, were accessed.*

The top 3 articles on the website, in terms of volume:

  1. Cortes Island matters at EASC’s Inaugural Meeting
  2. ‘Should I go or should I stay?’ – Three Decisions for Area C
  3. Where are Germany’s Bears, Wolves and Eagles? (May 6, 1016)

This week’s new posts:

Our Broadcast Area 

  1. RLH – Cortes Island matters at EASC’s Inaugural Meeting: the Vice Chair; Grants in Aid; Wheelchair Access; Liveaboards – Cortes Currents
  2. RLH – ‘Should I stay or should I go?’ – Three Decisions for Area C – Cortes Currents
  3. AA – ‘Tis the season to prune fruit trees: local orchardist offers instruction – repost from CKTZ News
  4. GO – A long serving BC Ferries vessel retires on January 17th and the public is invited to say goodbye – repost from CKTZ News
  5. RLH – Our neighbours, Pacific White Sided Dolphins – Cortes Currents
  6. RLH – A very cold but rewarding 2022 Christmas Bird Count – Cortes Currents 
  7. LB – Old Schoolhouse Art Gallery open to 2023 proposals from local artists – repost from CKTZ News
  8. GO – Local Ferry Advisory Committee welcomes increased ferry service this month –  repost CKTZ News

Regions Beyond

(Trends to watch, inspirations and challenges)

  1. AM – ‘Staggering’ number of first-time users during holidays, says Salvation Army – (written version only) repost  from Ha-Shilth-Sa
  2. RB – Prince Rupert port set to ban cruise ships from dumping contaminated wastewater – (written version only) repost from Canada’s National Observer
  3. RB – Why do oceans matter for climate change? – (written version only) repost from Canada’s national Observer
  4. MKL – Newcomer to Vancouver: Navigating new accent boundaries – (written version only) repost from North Shore News
  5. RB – Who gets to fish for B.C. salmon in the future? – (written version only) repost from Canada’s National Observer
  6. RB – Humpback whales are riding a crosscurrent of hope and concern – (written version only) repost from Canada’s National Observer

Top Three Podcasts

(From Cortes Currents SoundCloud channel)

  1. We’ve been drinking a lot more alcohol during COVID, study finds
  2. A very cold but rewarding 2022 Christmas Bird Count
  3. ‘Should I go or should I stay?’ – Three Decisions for Area C

Top 3 locations of viewers/plays:

  • Cortes Currents: CKTZ’s listening area – 25.34%; Gibsons, BC – 15.14%; Vancouver: 10.92%
  • SoundCloud: Columbus, Ohio – 65.97%; Thimphu, Bhutan – 4.20%, Duncan, BC – 3.73%; (CKTZ’s listening area – 3.50%)

* 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.