Senior's village expansion more than 50% complete

Seniors Village expansion more than 50% complete

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

Cortes Island is about to become home to four new units of BC Housing supported housing in the Cortes Seniors Village. The Seniors Village expansions is “already more than 50% complete,” says Sandra Wood, Housing Coordinator for the Cortes Island Senior Society.

This week interior finishing starts, including painting. She says they are “hoping that people will be in their new homes in time to celebrate Christmas.”

June 2, 2020 visit to worksite – Roy L Hales photo
Equipment – Roy L Hales photo
Visiting site last June – Roy L Hales photo
Senior's village expansion more than 50% complete
Pre-drywall photo – courtesy Cortes Island Senior Society
Senior's village expansion more than 50% complete
Unloading supplies – courtesy Cortes Island Senior Society
Senior's village expansion more than 50% complete
courtesy Cortes Island Senior Society

Sandra Wood, Housing Co-ordinator, and Ian Scott, Development Consultant, will give an extensive update on this project on the Folk U Radio show, done in partnership with Cortes Currents and produced at CKTZ Cortes Community Radio. Tune in to 89.5 FM  or cortesradio.ca at 1 p.m, Thursday, Sep 24th to learn more or visit cortescurrents.ca to listen to the podcast anytime. 

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