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SRD objects to TELUS’ limited consultation on Quadra Island

The Strathcona Regional District Board is informing Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) that it objects to TELUS’ limited consultation process, for a proposed cell phone tower, on Quadra Island.

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Wireless vs Fibre Optic: on Cortes & Quadra

The wireless vs fibre optic debate is about to heat up on Cortes and Quadra Islands.

TELUS intends to erect cell phone towers on both islands during 2022, and the Connected Coast project will wrap up this fall. 

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Postponing all public zoning meetings on Quadra Island

Rick Shellinick has been trying to subdivide his property for more than ten years and it now looks like he will not be able to have a public zoning meeting anytime in the immediate future. At their last meeting, the Strathcona Regional District Board passed a motion postponing all public zoning meetings on Quadra Island until the province removes restrictions on public gatherings. 

This is a controversial project, which in its current incarnation calls for developing 51 residential lots, a campground, marina and two waterfront parks in Gowland Harbour.

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So little substantive information in SRD Budget that she cannot do her job, Director claims

For the first time in her 13 years as Cortes Island’s Regional Director,  Noba Anderson writes that there is so little substantive information in the Strathcona Regional District Budget that she cannot do her job. Anderson made this comment in a report, in which she alleges witnessing the erosion of the budgeting process over the last number of years.

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Preparing for sea level rise on Cortes and Quadra Islands

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) is applying for a grant to assess the potential extent of sea level rise on Cortes and Quadra Islands

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