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Campbell River’s Multi-Million Dollar Cruise Ship Terminal

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The defunct multi-million dollar cruise ship terminal at Campbell River will undergo an assessment to evaluate its condition and possible alternate uses. 

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COVID 19: The Underlying Condition

Originally published on Cortes Radio.ca. This radio broadcast was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada‚Äôs Local Journalism Initiative

In this episode Max Thaysen interviews author and ecologist, Rex Weyler, about the underlying condition behind COVID 19. 

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The Birth Of Free Range Radio

By Roy L Hales

Doug Hamel made his first broadcast almost two months ago. His two-hour-long tribute to Gord Downey was the beginning. Doug had underwent some introductory DJ training at Cortes Radio months before, but found the time commitment intimidating. He works as a building contractor six days a week! Everything changed that first day he spoke into the microphone. That was the birth of Free Range Radio.


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Canada Could Be A Clean Energy Superpower

By Roy L Hales

The clean energy sector employs more people than the oil sands and  the workforce grew another 14% last year. According to Clean Energy Canada’s latest Tracking the Energy Revolution, this sector attracted almost twice the investors than the fishing, forestry and agriculture sectors combined. They did not mention the sources of this money, but last year’s report showed 4 of the top 5 investment firms were German or Japanese. Foreign nations recognize the potential that the Harper administration has failed to perceive.  Canada could be a clean energy superpower.

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