Tag Archives: Old Growth Forest

Quadra residents join protest to protect Province’s Old Growth Forests

Around the province of B.C , September 18, dozens to hundreds of people, of all ages, gathered together to Protest the current government’s ongoing support for logging the remaining 3% of the province’s Old Growth / Natural Forests.

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How COVID-19 changed summer jobs for one Cortes student

The following radio broadcast was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative

This story is about how COVID-19 changed summer jobs for one Cortes student, I’m interviewing Natalia Nybida, a Vancouver Island university student, going into her second year. Originally airing on CKTZ 89.5fm, this is an excerpt of the Q+A, with photos. 

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Courtenay Old Growth Logging Protest

On August 20th, approximately 60 people came together at MLA – Ronna-Ray Leonard‘s, MLA office in Courtenay B.C., placards and speeches at the ready. Local vehicle traffic, regularly tooted their horns in support of the rally participants. The RCMP were also in attendance, however discreetly.

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forest defenders call for forest minister Doug Donaldson’s resignation

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

“At this stage, it is time to call for Forest Minister Doug Donaldson’s resignation as he has proven to be inept and negligent in the management of B.C.’s forests,” said Quadra Island’s Geraldine Kenny while protesting outside North Island MLA Claire Trevena’s Campbell River office.

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