Tag Archives: Geraldine Kenny

Writing letters to Premier Horgan – at the Quadra Island Farmers Market

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Quadra Island Farmers Market reopened on July 3rd, after an 18 month closure due to COVID, and the busiest table appears to have been writing letters to Premier Horgan in defence of old growth forests.

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Fairy Creek Blockade is far from over

The Fairy Creek blockade is far from over and there is still a number of people from the Discovery Islands among the thousands going there. 

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Asking the SRD to support the Old Growth Strategic Logging Review

Yesterday Cortes Currents published a story about local governments asking the BC government to defer logging in old-growth forests until the recommendations of the province’s Old Growth Strategic Review have been implemented. At the bottom of that story there are links to reports from the Comox Valley Regional District and the municipal governments of Courtenay, Cumberland, Lantzville, Metchosin, Nanaimo, Powell River, Port Moody, and Victoria. The Capital Regional District (CRD), which represents 13 municipalities and three electoral areas in Southern Vancouver Island, was going to vote on a similar resolution Wednesday, but the Pacheedaht First Nation said this would be a violation of the sovereignty and wishes of their nation. The CRD has not yet published the minutes of that Board meeting. Locally, Geraldine Kenny, from Sierra Quadra is asking the SRD (Strathcona Regional District) to support the old Growth Strategic Logging Review. 

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Communities staging protests across BC

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Communities are staging protests across B.C. on Friday, urging the province to protect at-risk old-growth ecosystems from logging and to establish a new forestry framework.

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