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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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BC clamps down on COVID 19 surge

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

B.C. health authorities clamped down on COVID-19 measures Monday as new cases in the province spike and the race against variants becomes increasingly dire.

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Zoning meeting for Gowland Harbour Views development deferred, again

The public zoning meeting for the Gowland Harbour Views development, on Quadra Island, could be on hold until next August or September – assuming the pandemic is under control by then.

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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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No evidence Cortes Island director used her office to influence district staff, lawyer argues

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) board’s evidence doesn’t support allegations Cortes Island director Noba Anderson used her public office to influence district staff on a matter involving her private property, her lawyer argued at a recent board meeting.

Matthew Voell spoke on Anderson’s behalf at a public hearing held Jan. 27 so the SRD board can decide whether to continue to pursue the allegations in B.C. Supreme Court and potentially disqualify her from office.

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