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First Hearing of Anderson vs SRD

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On January 12th and 13th 2021, the first hearing of BC Supreme Court case S15097, Anderson vs Strathcona Regional District, was held in Campbell River before Justice Geoffrey Gaul.

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

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

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New Revelations: proposed Bliss Landing wood waste landfill

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There have been new revelations about Jeff Levine and the proposed Bliss Landing wood waste landfill project.

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How Island Health Responds to a COVID situation

Part one of a series of three articles: Michelle Crosby talks about administrative matters and how Island Health responds to a COVID situation.

Cortes Island responded to the first news of the pandemic with a series of ZOOM conferences, in which various sectors of the community reported on their preparations, status and plans. The last of these meetings was held on June 9th, a day when Island Health reported there were no COVID cases anywhere on Vancouver Island. That situation has changed. According to statistics released by the BC Centre for Disease Control, there were 16 new cases in the Greater Campbell River Health Area during November. Some of these were on Cortes Island, where there had not previously been a publicly acknowledged case. While there are currently no known active cases on Cortes, there were 31 throughout North Vancouver Island yesterday and Island Health does not identify specific communities, or islands, for individual cases. The virus is still spreading. On December 10th, Cortes Island’s Regional Director, Noba Anderson, convened a ZOOM conference of several key Cortes community and Island Health leaders.

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Noba Anderson vs SRD not heard last week

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Noba Anderson vs the SRD was not heard last week. Though the suit was scheduled for the assize week starting November 23, 2020, the courts are dealing with such a heavy backlog of cases that it now seems possible the hearing will not take place until January, 2021.

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