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Quadra RCMP update from May 17-22

Cst. Rebekah Draht of the Quadra RCMP released a report of 10 incidents that occurred between May 17 and 22nd, 2022. 

Seven of these accounts mention either a boat, or a ferry terminal.

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CorilAir serves Campbell River and the Discovery Islands

Cortes Island Air was based in Gorge Harbour in the 1990s. That was before Richard Godfrey sold the company to Mike Farrel in 2000. Farrel relocated to Campbell River, but preserved the company’s origins in its new name. CorilAIr is short for Cortes Island Airlines. 

While the airline now flies out of Campbell River, it still serves Cortes and the other Discovery Islands. 

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Clark McKay and Carol Pierce: How COVID changed the meaning of take-out

Clark McKay and Carol Pierce have been running the Floathouse restaurant, on Cortes Island, since last October. 

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Discovery Island Businesses Reopen, Slowly

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Businesses in B.C.’s small resort communities are trying to figure out how, or even if, to open shop as the province enters the next stage of its reopening plan June 1.

Restaurants, pubs, businesses, resorts and marinas in the Discovery Islands off the west coast of B.C. are tentatively taking the first steps in expanding services in their communities to locals and tourists alike.

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Tourism On Life Support

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Easter long weekend is usually the unofficial start to tourist season in B.C, but tourism operators are not sure they are going to survive COVID-19.

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