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BC Ferries virtual meeting about Campbell River’s new e-ferries

There were new revelations at the BC Ferries virtual meeting about changes coming to the Campbell River – Quadra Island run

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TELUS wants to put up 5 communication towers on Cortes and Quadra

TELUS is looking at five potential communication tower sites in the Discovery Islands. 

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Quadra and Cortes Islands without power overnight

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Reporter

With ferries cancelled, BC Hydro says that customers on Quadra and Cortes Island will be left without power overnight (Jan. 5). 

According to BC Hydro, 8,963 customers on North Vancouver Island were without power as of 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, with the majority of outages concentrated in Tofino, Campbell River and Courtenay

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Preliminary surplus report for SRD Electoral areas

COVID has not had a negative impact on the SRD’s Electoral area’s finances. The accounts carry a surplus forward every year, and 2020 is not an exception. SRD staff just released a preliminary surplus report for the electoral areas. 

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Oyster Farmers taking a beating

Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Oyster farmers know grit can make for a good pearl. But shellfish farmer Victor McLaggan’s tenacity is being tested as the pandemic continues to hobble the restaurant industry, the main source of his income. McLaggan’s niche market is selling direct to high-end restaurants across Canada, ones with tide-to-table ethics that want to know exactly where their product is coming from. But like most producers of smaller live oysters destined for the half shell, McLaggan says he’s taking a beating as COVID-19 protocols continue to force eateries to limit operations or shut their doors altogether.

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