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Dino Tsakonas: the face of CityWest in our area

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

After more than two decades with local internet provider Twincomm, Dino Tsakonas has become the face of CityWest throughout much of our our region. 

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Twincomm partnering with CityWest & other internet news

Twincomm is partnering with CityWest, in their work towards bringing fibre optic to Cortes Island and the surrounding communities. They have signed an agreement in principle.  

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New Revelations: proposed Bliss Landing wood waste landfill

There have been new revelations about Jeff Levine and the proposed Bliss Landing wood waste landfill project.

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Wood waste landfill proposal withdrawn

Jeff Levine said that when he purchased the 155 acre property on Sarah Point Rd. in Bliss Landing, he planned to use a tiny portion of it for a business venture. He claimed that Ministry of the Environment staff helped him develop the proposal. They told him that the ideal site for a wood waste landfill was land that had previously been clearcut or was a forest industry site.

There is a four acre parcel within Levine’s new property that fits both categories. It had been clear-cut three years ago. A sawmill had once stood there. In addition, the site was close to the ocean, which would make it easy to barge wood waste in. Ministry staff said he needed to submit the name of a proposed waste wood site, so they could see how his operation would work. So, Levine said, he used the old Interfor mill site in Squamish as a model.

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