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Old Schoolhouse Gallery reopening next month

The Old Schoolhouse Gallery reopening, on Cortes Island, will be next month

“Right now we’re just trying to put together a small, but potent and exciting, art experience for the rest of the summer. Everything I am going to tell you is tentative, we’ve only started with the planning, trying to get things going again. So we are anticipating a members show in late July, beginning on (Thursday) July 22nd, said Kristen Schofield Sweet, one of the gallery’s directors.

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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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Fairy Creek Blockade is far from over

The Fairy Creek blockade is far from over and there is still a number of people from the Discovery Islands among the thousands going there. 

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SRD endorses recommendations of the Old Growth Strategic Review Panel

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) Board is the latest local government to endorse the recommendations of the Old Growth Strategic Review

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Update on the Squirrel Cove Bear

Last November, a black bear started raiding the fruit trees, garbage cans and compost piles in homes backing onto Basil Creek, on Cortes Island. In response to a complaint, the Conservation Officer Service brought a trap over to the island. If they had caught the bear, it would have been put down – but the Squirrel Cove Bear escaped.  

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