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Michael Keith revives live music in Mansons Landing

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Cortes Island is home to many musicians, but, during the pandemic, live music events were almost entirely non-existent due to public health orders. With the orders finally lifted, local artists are eager to return to the stage.

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Cortes Island family donates a portion of its profits towards marine conservation

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By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

Inspired by the enthusiasm her teenage sons shared after being on hand for a high school presentation nearly 10 years ago, Cortes Creations owner Leslie Mack-Mumford got creative. The family business was looking for a way to generate enough money to donate towards marine conservation initiatives.

And so 10,000 Whales was born, a wing of Cortes Creations, the local health and natural skin care products enterprise.

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Tech support services on Cortes Island are now free during weekly drop-in sessions

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Those who have used the Tech Support Services of Clio Forsyth Morrissette on Cortes Island can now enjoy them free of charge during weekly drop-in sessions.

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New playschool facilitator helps expand childcare offerings at Mansons Hall

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There’s been an increased need for affordable and accessible childcare on Cortes Island for years, according to the Local Economic Action Plan for Cortes Island, created by the Cortes Economic Development Association (CCEDA).

The Southern Cortes Community Association—which coordinates several community services⁠, including the Cortes Playschool⁠—is offering some solutions, including hiring Hannah Schwartzentruber as Playschool Facilitator at Mansons Hall this winter.

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