National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
It’s a landmark moment for an ambitious project to bring rapid internet to a swath of remote communities along the B.C. coast.
The first 50 kilometres of subsea fibre-optic cable was recently laid at the northern reach of the $45.4-million Connected Coast project that will hook up 139 rural remote communities, including 48 Indigenous communities, to high-speed internet.
Continue reading Connectivity gap closing for B.C.’s isolated coastal communities
Hollyhock celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The current CEO, Peter Wrinch, was just seven years old when Rex Weyler and some of his friends founded the leadership center in 1982. In a recent press release Wrinch states the institute’s program for this year, “focuses on our deep desire to heal disconnection with ourselves, each other, and the natural world in this moment.”
Continue reading Hollyhock’s 40th year: the disconnection in ourselves, with each other and from the natural world
Windspeaker, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
In the midst of a pandemic, climate emergency and uncertain economic future, Klahoose First Nation is looking at ways to shift from fossil dependence to alternative sources of green energy.
Continue reading Klahoose Wilderness Resort decreases carbon footprint with the power of water
CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca
Qathen Xwegus Management Corporation (QXMC), the economic development arm of the Klahoose First Nation, has a brand new water taxi designed and built to their specifications, continuing a year of milestones for the community.
Continue reading Klahoose water taxi business ready to make waves
Chief Kevin Peacey of the Klahoose First Nation joined host Manda Aufochs Gillespie on Folk U Radio Friday October 22nd at 1 p.m. on CKTZ 89.5FM or cortesradio.ca.
Continue reading Folk U: Chief Kevin Peacey of the Klahoose Nation