Weekly Index: Feb 20-26, 2023

12 posts were added this week and 933 posts, or specific third party channels to posts, were accessed.*

Cortes Currents is a news website and daily radio program reporting on issues of importance to Cortes Island, Greater Campbell River and the Discovery Islands.

The top three posts, in terms of visitors, were:

  1. Cortes Island Fire Department needs more money
  2. Small island community Darn Tough on sock warranties 
  3. SRD Board: How can electoral areas opt out of services? 

This weeks posts are:

Our Broadcast Area

(Stories about or mentioning: Campbell River; Cortes, Quadra, Read and Sonora Islands; Areas B &C)

  1. RLH – Cortes Island Fire Department needs more money – Cortes Currents
  2. AA – Small island community Darn Tough on sock warranties – Cortes Currents
  3. RLH – SRD Board: How can electoral areas opt out of services? – Cortes Currents
  4. RLH – DFO Decision: Discovery Island Fish Farms remain closed – Cortes Currents
  5. RLH – Robyn Mawhinney: A Wharf Service for Area C – Cortes Currents
  6. RLH – Opening Campbell River up for food trucks – Cortes Currents

Regions Beyond

(Trends to watch, inspirations and challenges)

  1. RB – Clock is running out for Canada to help secure a global treaty to protect the ocean – (written only) repost from Canada’s National Observer
  2. MB – The journey from Ukraine to Canada and a new life – (written only) repost from Penticton Herald 
  3. MB – ‘I couldn’t just sit back and watch’ – (written only) repost from Penticton Herald
  4. ZV – Temporary Foreign Workers Hit Record Levels in BC – (written only) repost from the Tyee
  5. MS – Cultural significance of First Nations traditional crafts – (written only) repost from Energetic City
  6. ZV – Union Fears Robots Will Kill Jobs in Controversial Port Expansion – (written only) repost from the Tyee

Top three podcasts this week

(From Cortes Currents and reposts of CKTZ News)

  1. We’ve been drinking a lot more alcohol during COVID, study finds
  2. Cortes Island Fire Department needs more money 
  3. Opening Campbell River up for food trucks 

Top 3 locations of viewers/plays:

  • Cortes Currents: CKTZ’s listening area – 24.29%; Vancouver, BC – 7.92%; Gibsons, BC – 6.73%
  • SoundCloud: CKTZ’s listening area – 9.30%; Vancouver: 8.37% Thimphu, Bhutan – 8.37%

Top photo credit: During a quick tour of the firehall, Fire Chief Eli McKenty points to the yellow (either interior or exterior) and red (exterior only) fire fighting gear- Photo by Roy L Hales

* 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.