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Encouraging the province to become more involved in forestry research

At their July 14th Meeting, the Strathcona District Board moved that β€œa letter be sent to the Minister of Forests encouraging the province to become more involved in research and distribution of science-based information.”

As Mayor Martin Davis of Tahsis, who made the motion, explained, β€œIn the last several years there has been a real drop off of participation of Ministry of Forests in providing the research and background that we would hope would be impartial. I think that is a real lack. To depend on the logging companies for our information is really not the best place to be going for this. There should be independent research we can depend on.” 

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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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SRD endorses recommendations of the Old Growth Strategic Review Panel

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) Board is the latest local government to endorse the recommendations of the Old Growth Strategic Review

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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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SRD will not support DFO decision

The Strathcona Regional District Board (SRD) decided to not support the DFO decision to remove open net pen aquaculture from the Discovery Islands. 

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