The Director of Cortes Island is considering the idea of having a dog control bylaw drawn up for his area, and the Director of Quadra Island has expressed some interest.
The idea was discussed at the Wednesday July 19 Electoral Areas Services Committee (EASC) Meeting.
Mark Vonesch, Regional Director for Area B (Cortes Island), explained, “This request for a bylaw came out of a situation where a dog was out of control multiple times, scaring people and ultimately ended up killing another dog on the island. The dog owners approached the RCMP and said, ‘this dog killed our dog.’ The RCMP told them that they weren’t able to do anything about it because there were no bylaws.”
Robyn Mawhinney, Regional Director for Area C, added, “On Quadra, I’m curious about this proposal.”
Continue reading Possible Dog control Bylaws for Cortes (and Quadra?) Islands
By Louis Belcourt, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca
An investigation has begun on Quadra Island after a 39-year-old woman was found dead inside her home.
RCMP were conducting a wellness check on Jan. 16 when they found her inside her home, according to press release Feb. 1.
Police have confirmed that the death is criminal based on evidence forensic investigators have collected and believe it was a targeted killing.
Continue reading RCMP investigating after woman was found dead on Quadra Island, say it was ‘targeted,’ but ‘isolated’
By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca
Summer is the busiest time of year for recreational boaters, and docks on Cortes Island are popular.
Harbour Authority of Cortes Island Manager Jenny Hartwick anticipates one of the busiest seasons on record. She advises vessel owners to secure valuable items on board in a locked area and encourages them to call the RCMP if anything goes missing and to advise the Harbour Authority as well.
Continue reading Cortes Island docks, local harbor authority recommend some easy steps to ensure security
At approximately 11:30 PM on Tuesday, June 21, Quadra RCMP received a report of a single vehicle motor vehicle accident on Cortes Island.
Their subsequent press release states, “The driver was pronounced dead on scene and the passenger was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The passenger is currently in stable condition. Speed is believed to be a factor in the collision. The investigation is ongoing.”
Continue reading Single motor vehicle accident on Cortes Island