Tag Archives: CCEDA

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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New outdoor venue is now available for public bookings on Cortes Island

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

The “Village Commons” in the Mansons Landing area of rural Cortes Island can now be booked for public events via The Tideline, community website.

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CCEDA’s 2022 targets: Easy wins on the road to food security

 Food security is a big issue on Cortes Island. There has been papers, studies and round table discussions, but as the Cortes Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA) COVID recovery coordinator, Filipe Figueira has to deal with practical solutions. Specifically, what projects can CCEDA achieve in a year?

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Original high school program on Cortes Island accepting applications for Fall and Winter

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A unique high school program is coming to Cortes Island this fall, created in collaboration between School District 72 (SD72) and Cortes parents and volunteers.

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Food resilience discussion connects Gulf Island growers and consumers

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Rural Islands Economic Partnership (RIEP) hosted a virtual meeting focused on local food resilience on Feb. 22, as part of their monthly Connection Café series.

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