Editor’s note: A spokesperson for the Cortes Island Fire Fighting Association said the Superior Shuttle Tanker Service is not a priority at this time and they are not interested in meeting with the SRD on this topic.
SRD staff was instructed to arrange a meeting the Cortes Island Fire Fighting Association Board (CIFFA) and Regional Director Noba Anderson to discuss plans for a Superior Tanker Shuttle Service on Cortes Island.
Continue reading Discussing a Superior Tanker Shuttle Service on Cortes Island
The outlook for rural ambulance services within the Strathcona Regional District (SRD) has greatly improved, several directors agreed. Others require more information.
Continue reading Support for Rural Paramedics improved but SRD wants to meet with BCEHS
CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
At their July 14th Meeting, the Strathcona District Board moved that “a 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, “In 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.”
Continue reading Encouraging the province to become more involved in forestry research
Editor’s note: The following report comes from someone who is not a lawyer, not familiar with legal terminology and will most likely change after written court documents with the correct terminology becomes available.
In a phone- in- session starting at 9:15 AM on Thursday, June 24, Justice Geoffrey Gaul dismissed BC Supreme Court case S15097, Anderson vs the SRD (Strathcona Regional District).
Continue reading Noba Anderson vs the SRD Dismissed