Tag Archives: Gold River

New land-based fish farm proposed in Gold River

By Melissa Renwick, Ha-Shilth-Sa, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Gold River, BC – A new land-based steelhead fish farm is being proposed in Gold River at the site of a former pulp and paper mill that closed in the ‘90s. 

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What the FireSmart grant means to Cortes and Quadra Islands

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Cortes and Quadra Islands will receive a significant chunk of the $394,000 FireSmart Economic Recovery Grant that the Strathcona Regional District (SRD) just received. 

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Twincomm partnering with CityWest & other internet news

Twincomm is partnering with CityWest, in their work towards bringing fibre optic to Cortes Island and the surrounding communities. They have signed an agreement in principle.  

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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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The Campaign to Experience Local

The Campbell River & District Chamber of Commerce and Destination Campbell River have launched an EXPERIENCE LOCAL campaign for tourism.

They ask that people show their support on social media by using the hashtags #DiscoverCampbellRiver and #BCTourismCounts

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