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Folk U: Chief Kevin Peacey – Making it on Cortes

Chief Kevin Peacey of the Klahoose First Nation presents Klahoose Success and Strong Leadership and answers neighbours questions.

Then Colin Funk gives a brief update on the Cortes Community Economic Development Association and Carrie Saxifrage gives an update on the Community Forest.

This was part of the Making it on Cortes forum, providing resources and a network for neighbours making a life and a livelihood on Cortes.

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What the FireSmart grant means to Cortes and Quadra Islands

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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SRD approves 2021 Cortes Island Grant-in-Aid allocations

For the second year in a row, the SRD Board approved the grant-in-aid allocations recommended by Cortes Island’s non-profit sector. 

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first Kelp harvest for Klahoose/Cascadia partnership

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A small First Nation on the coast in B.C. is starting to reap the rewards of taking a risk on seaweed farming. The Klahoose First Nation is among the first coastal communities to partner with Cascadia Seaweed in an attempt to scale up kelp aquaculture along the West Coast.

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Vaccination update for Cortes and Quadra Islands

More than 800 adult Cortes Island residents were vaccinated during the Whole island immunization March 25th to 27th, and the previous clinics at the Klahoose village, but some people still missed out. If you are one of them, there is still a chance to get vaccinated.

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