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Weekly Index: March 6-12, 20123

18 posts were added this week and 1,142 posts, or specific third party channels to posts, were accessed.*

Cortes Currents is a news website, radio program, podcast channel and Facebook feed serving the southern Discovery Islands and beyond.

The top three posts on Cortes Currents.ca, in terms of viewers, for the publication week of Mar 6-12, 2023 were:

  1. Ellingsen Woods: Making small cabins for the glamping market 
  2. February 25th Rally for Old Growth in Victoria BC (a two part series) ; Ellingsen Woods search for a value added market 

This weeks posts:

Our Broadcast Area

(Stories about or mentioning: Cortes Island, Powell River, or qathet)

  1. RLH – Ellingsen Woods: Making small cabins for the glamping market – Cortes Currents
  2. DC/HH – February 25th Rally for Old Growth in Victoria BC (a two part series) – Cortes Currents
  3. RLH – Ellingsen Woods search for a value added market – Cortes Currents
  4. RLH – Cortes Island Academy: Looking back to lessons learned and forward to 2023/2024 – Cortes Currents
  5. PW – sɛƛakəs Harmony Johnson: Lead with your values – repost from qathet Living
  6. staff – When the long arm is the law – repost from qathet Living
  7. staff – What makes this region sing?– repost from qathet Living
  8. PW – Erin Seeley, CEO of the Metro Vancouver YWCA: Listening is Leading – repost from qathet Living
  9. RP – IWD & Memories of the mill: One Woman’s Work – repost from qathet Living
  10. IS – Shannon Behan, Principal, Westview Elementary School: Life-long learning makes leaders – repost from qathet Living

Regions Beyond:

(Trends to watch, inspirations and challenges)

  1. RB – Coastal First Nation’s cutting-edge ocean wave energy project just got a million-dollar boost – repost from Canada’s National Observer
  2. NB – Parliamentary committee questions grocery chain CEOs over high food prices while studying food price inflation – repost from Canada’s National Observer
  3. AM – Nuu-chah-nulth continue to be ‘100 per cent affected’ by MMIWG, says family support worker – repost from Ha-Shilth-Sa
  4. ZV – Vancouver’s Decision to Abandon Living Wage Program Creates Shockwaves – repost from the Tyee
  5. RB – ‘Excruciating’ negotiations produce an unprecedented global treaty to protect the high seas – repost from Canada’s National Observer
  6. ZV – BC’s Negotiations with Government Lawyers Collapse – repost from the Tyee
  7. CL – Feds, Equinor push back in court clash over Bay du Nord – repost from Canada’s National Observer
  8. MB – New lease on life through early intervention – repost from the Penticton Herald

Top 3 Podcasts:

(From Cortes Currents SoundCloud)

  1. (For the 7th week in a row) We’ve been drinking a lot more alcohol during COVID, study finds 
  2. the Helen Hall Interview (about the Feb 25 rally for old growth in Victoria)
  3. Ellingsen Woods: Making small cabins for the glamping market 

Top 3 locations of viewers/plays:

  • Cortes Currents: CKTZ’s listening area – 23.05%; Vancouver, BC – 9.25%; Gibsons, BC – 6.68%
  • SoundCloud: CKTZ’s listening area – 15.72%; Vancouver: 10.92% Thimphu, Bhutan – 4.37%

* 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.