Five boats on the grass and sand beneath a parking lot

Weekly Index: Nov 7-13, 2022

15 posts were added this week and 767 posts, or specific third party channels to posts, were accessed this week.*

The top 3 posts for the week of Nov 7-13:

  1. Update on the 57 boats tagged in Mansons Landing Provincial Park – Cortes Currents (Nov 10, 2022)
  2. SRD Endorses Cortes Island application for 3% tax on short term rentals – Cortes Currents (Nov 11, 2022)
  3. Volunteer Fire Department Chief let go by the organizations Board of Directors – repost from CKTZ News (Nov 8, 2022)

The Cortes Currents radio program is moving to a new time slot as of Monday Nov 14:

  • (New slot) 8 AM – Monday to Friday
  • (Continuing) 3 PM – Monday to Friday
  • (Continuing) 1 PM – Saturdays

The following list of articles is from the weekly e-mailout for the week of Nov 7-11, 2022.

Our Broadcast Area:

(Articles about Cortes, Quadra, Read & Sonora Islands, SRD Board, Campbell River)

  1. Update on the 57 boats tagged in Mansons Landing Provincial Park – Cortes Currents
  2. SRD endorses Cortes Island application for 3% tax on short term rentals – Cortes Currents
  3. Volunteer Fire Department chief let go by the organization’s board of directors – repost from CKTZ News
  4. Monitoring Dungeness Crab larvae in Cortes Bay – Cortes Currents
  5. Community Forest Cooperative seeks proposals to create products from local wood – repost from CKTZ News
  6. Mawhinney prepares to become Area C’s new Director – Cortes Currents
  7. Renowned quizmaster brings trivia event all the way from Victoria to Cortes Island – repost from CKTZ News
  8. First meeting of the new SRD Board – Cortes Currents 
  9. Rachel Blaney: Canada needs a ‘Bar of Dignity’ – Cortes Currents
  10. Teen takeover – Folk U
  11. Blaney: Seniors living below the poverty line, GST rebates & carbon pricing – Cortes Currents
  12. Population – The Quadra Project 

Stories from Beyond:

(Trends to watch, inspirations and challenges)

  1. Dead humpback whale found near Masset marks third in less than a month – repost from Prince Rupert Northern View
  2. A deeper dive into the marine protected network plan on Canada’s West Coast – repost from Canada’s National Observer
  3. ‘You will be arrested’: Coastal GasLink security denies Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief access to monitor project construction – repost from the Narwhal

Top Three Podcasts

(From Cortes Currents SoundCloud)

  1. Cortes Island clears major hurdle on the way to a 3% tax on short term rentals
  2. Rachel Blaney: A bar of dignity
  3. Mawhinney prepares to become Area C’s new Director

Top 3 locations of viewers/plays:

  • Cortes Currents: CKTZ’s listening area – 23.56%; Gibsons, BC – 13.89; Vancouver: 13.07%
  • SoundCloud: Vancouver – 73.19%; Columbus, Ohio – 19.57%  CKTZ’s listening area – 2.08%

* 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.

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