CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
After transporting goods between Cortes Island and the Campbell River area for the past eleven years, Andrew and Peggy Kirk are retiring from managing the Lane 8 Delivery.
And they stumbled upon the perfect couple to take over: Arron Elliott and his wife Odette Auger have purchased the business.
Continue reading Lane 8 Delivery gets new owners, ensuring an essential service continues →
Originally published on Cortes Radio.ca as part of the Deep Roots Initiative, Season Two
“It’s a mouth-watering touring through time in this piece as I explore how the preservation of food and culture are connected on and off the Reserve. Pull up a chair, all are welcome at the table as we learn about smoking salmon, stringing herring, and why all important events start with sharing a meal.” – Manda Aufochs Gillespie
Continue reading 2018: Food And Culture →
According to Volunteer and Fundraising co-ordinator Odette Auger, Deep Roots is important because it is “local, regionally based spoken word programming.” Steering Committee leader David Rousseau says, “it builds capacity and connection around Cortes Radio.” Senior producer Greg Osoba explains, “Deep Roots is both a skill building and story telling exercise to generate original stories from people who have something to say.” To which Klahoose co-ordinator Jacqueline Mathieu adds, “The stories that are going to be developed really do need to be told.” They were talking about Cortes Radio’s premiere documentary series. The station will soon be launching Deep Roots second season.
Continue reading Launching Deep Roots Second Season →