Tag Archives: Bill Dougan

Gorge Harbour Marina Resort changes ownership

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Qathen Xwegus Management Corporation (QXMC), the business arm of the Klahoose First Nation, finalized its purchase of Gorge Harbour Marina Resort last Wednesday.

Continue reading Gorge Harbour Marina Resort changes ownership

Cortes Island stores celebrate Canada Day

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Cortes Island stores celebrated Canada Day, but not because of the nation’s Confederation 154 years ago. 

British Columbia began step three of its restart plan. Face masks are no longer mandatory. People can gather in larger numbers and go to restaurants.

Continue reading Cortes Island stores celebrate Canada Day

More people buying locally: restrictions and negative messaging have an impact

Midway through Cortes Island’s second Spring of the pandemic, more people are buying locally, but government restrictions and Quadra Island’s negative messaging have an impact.

Continue reading More people buying locally: restrictions and negative messaging have an impact

How the Sunflower food truck moved into the Gorge Harbour General store

The Sunflower food truck opened beside Whaletown road last summer, when the pandemic seemed to be fading away and the whole province was coming out of self isolation

Continue reading How the Sunflower food truck moved into the Gorge Harbour General store

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. 

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