The ‘aha moment’ for Sue Bossley arrived last Fall. Her employers, the Access Point Marine Transportation Group, started a water taxi service between Lund and Cortes Island. This bridged the final gap in a what was now a continuous loop running through Powell River, Cortes Island and Campbell River. The North Salish Cycle Route was born.Continue reading The North Salish Cycle Route
BC Ferry traffic on both the Cortes and Campbell River ferries were almost back to pre-COVID levels in 2021.
20,000 more vehicles sailed from Campbell River than the previous year and there were almost 4,600 more from Cortes Island.Continue reading Ferry traffic getting back to pre-COVID levels
The Whiskey Point Resort overlooks the ferry terminal at Quathiaski Cove, on Quadra Island. It’s driveway comes off a road that is often choked with Quadra and Cortes Island residents, as well as tourists, waiting to board the ferry. Never-the-less plans to add a 90 seat meeting room appeared to be moving forward, before it was brought before the Electoral Areas Services Committee (EASC) last June.Continue reading Whiskey Point application to add a 90 seat meeting room sent back to SRD Board
Public meetings for two controversial Quadra Island real estate developments have been deferred until this April, 2022, because of concerns about meeting in-person during a pandemic.
The public meeting for the proposed Gowland Harbour Views development was scheduled for January 18th, 2022, and the rezoning meeting for Quadra Links Golf Course was to have occurred the following day.
With less than a week to go, at the January 12th SRD Board meeting, Quadra Island Regional Director Jim Abram, said, “I have two items of business that are very timely. We need to deal with them today at this meeting because we have scheduled two public hearings in the next week.”Continue reading Public Meetings for two large Quadra Island developments deferred
High winds and above average snowfall this winter has left provincial transportation systems challenged, and BC Ferries has now warned residents to expect more sailing disruptions this winter.Continue reading BC Ferries warns dependent coastal communities of more sailing disruptions due to severe weather, pandemic