peculiarities of the Cortes Island electric grid

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

BC Hydro’s 2020 Annual report provides insight, but local knowledge is needed to understand the Cortes Island electric grid.

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Mapping critical kelp beds along the Pacific coast

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

An ambitious project to map and monitor sea kelp forests along the entire B.C. coast is afoot, and scientists are using seemly disparate tools — both ancient and modern — to do it.

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SRD protests DFO’s failure to consult

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) board has joined the growing number of local governments protesting the DFO’s failure to consult before ruling that the Discovery Island fish farms must be phased out by June 2022. 

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environmental justice & climate policy under Biden

Carl Meyer, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Those surprised at U.S. president-elect Joe Biden’s intention to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline permit might want to take a look at the incoming administration’s plans for environmental justice.

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TELUS wants to put up 5 communication towers on Cortes and Quadra

This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

TELUS is looking at five potential communication tower sites in the Discovery Islands. 

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