Cortes Currents has received several reports of drivers passing cyclists without due care.
Currents sought to increase clarity on what is expected of cyclists and drivers who wish to operate their vehicles safely and follow the laws of British Columbia. And so we reached Corporal Chris Voller at the Quadra island detachment of the RCMP for advice on the matter.
Corporal Voller was pleased to discuss legal and safety matters around cyclist-driver interactions.
Continue reading Passing Cyclists: legalities and safety
This program was funded by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative.
Today we hear a first-hand account of a concerning hunting episode on October 24 in Smelt Bay, Cortes Island. We’ll hear from Conservation Officer Brad Adams, a local authority on the laws around hunting. And then we’ll take a deeper dive with Sabina Leader Mense into some ecological considerations of hunting around Cortes.
Continue reading Cortes Island Goose Hunt Frightens Resident, Excites Ecologist and Could Be Lawful
There is a false report, about the Quadra Island RCMP detachment, circulating on Cortes Island. They are allegedly being shut down. This story appears to have grown out of an idea that was discussed a few years ago and most likely will never be implemented.
Here are the questions Cortes Currents emailed the head of the Quadra detachment, Cpl. Sean Bulford, and his replies.
Continue reading Myth about the Quadra Island RCMP: Busted