Tag Archives: Public consultation

SRD Report: New details on the TELUS tower(s)

Regional Director Noba Anderson unveiled some new information about TELUS’s proposed Cortes Island cell phone tower(s), in a report she gave the SRD Board on Wednesday March 16th, 2022. 

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To TELUS, C/O Brian Gregg, Site Path Consulting Ltd

A public letter from Mike Brown of Whaletown regarding the November 22, 2021 TELUS proposal for a Radio Communications Tower on Tla’amin Nation land on Cortes Island.

In summer 2021, your failed proposals for two TELUS towers at other locations on Cortes Island drew 60 letters of response to  Regional Director Noba Anderson, who made this posting on the online Cortes Tideline on July 6, 2021

“Reviewing all the 60 some letters written in the last many weeks, I have found only one that is in favour of cell towers at this time. All others want a better community consultation process and many want nothing to do with cell towers here at all. 

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SRD Approves Rezoning Application for Treedom

On Thursday, October 28th, a public hearing was held at Manson’s hall on Cortes Island to discuss a rezoning application for the property known as Treedom the requested rezoning would permit the construction of an additional three homes.

  Public input was overwhelmingly positive.  

 On Wednesday, November 17th, the SRD board agenda included a consideration of the application. and of the public hearing results. After brief discussion, the application was granted.

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Rezoning meeting for Treedom on Cortes Island

The rezoning meeting for an additional three homes on the Treedom Ventures property, at 1062 Seascape Road, in Mansons Landing Landing, was held Thursday. This would bring the total number of home sites on this 82 acre property to 8, with an additional cabin. Between 25 and 30 people attended the in-person component of the meeting and an unknown number attended through the internet or by phone.

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SRD objects to TELUS’ limited consultation on Quadra Island

The Strathcona Regional District Board is informing Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) that it objects to TELUS’ limited consultation process, for a proposed cell phone tower, on Quadra Island.

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