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Walking, cycling and mass transit in Campbell River

According to Campbell River’s Sustainable Official Community Plan, 12% all trips to work within the city were to consist of walking, cycling or transit by 2020. They hope to increase this number to a third by 2060. In today’s interview the city’s transportation specialist, Melissa Heidema, talks about Campbell River’s shift to alternate forms of transportation. 

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Quadra Island Foundation makes its first $10,000 investment for the future

The Quadra Island Foundation made its first investment last month, as a foundation for a permanent endowment fund. $10,000 was invested through the Vancouver Foundation.

“That was raised  from individuals within our community. We now have closer to $15,000 and so we’ve kept $5,000 in our bank account and we’ve just initiated the endowment fund. We feel very, very fortunate that we’re in this position and we can speak to people like you and to the community at large and just say, ‘okay, we’ve started the seed money,’” said foundation Chair Michael Mascall.

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Campbell River, Cortes, Quadra – Cold snap impacts a house challenged population

The chill that started just before Christmas has been particularly hard on the house challenged population of Campbell River, Quadra island and Cortes island. 

Some people are living in uninsulated cabins, trailers, boats, cars and tents. 

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Loggers’ association aims to change how British Columbians think about forestry with campaign

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Over the next few months, stakeholders in the forestry sector will embark upon a publicity campaign to change the way British Columbians think about logging.

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Campbell River may be erecting billboards for two key industries, not three

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Campbell River may be erecting billboards for only two of its three key pillar industries: aquaculture and forestry – but not tourism.

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