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New System for collecting garbage from Cortes Island government docks

Billie Fleming runs a local waste allocation facility – processing garbage and recycling. She has been collecting garbage at the docks around Cortes for over four years. 

Cortes Currents learned that there are some changes coming to the dock garbage collection service.

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Indigenous-owned wilderness resort poised for a strong second year

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

Klahoose Wilderness Resort in Toba Inlet, BC, is in the process of converting to fully sustainable energy along with other improvements, among high demand for its tourism packages.

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Hollyhock’s 40th year: the disconnection in ourselves, with each other and from the natural world

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.” 

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Hollyhock Learning Centre CEO looks back on organization’s 40 years, future goals

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

Since 1982, Hollyhock Learning Centre has offered residential programs on a range of subjects, from music, dance, writing and theatre, to yoga, meditation, leadership, business and self awareness.

This summer, the organization is celebrating its 40th anniversary in operation on Cortes Island.

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Hollyhock Learning and Leadership Centre turns 40: Founding director reflects on legacy

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

A Cortes Island community hub is celebrating a milestone: Hollyhock Learning and Leadership Centre is turning 40 this year.

Hollyhock Founding Executive Director Rex Weyler says the push to create Hollyhock began in 1981, when he visited the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, where he visited a fortune teller. She told him that when he came upon hollyhock flowers peeking over a high fence, he would be in the right place.

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