Tag Archives: Rainbow Ridge

Summer fundraiser launch to improve walking and bicycling trails

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Cortes Community Housing Society (CHS) is launching a summer fundraiser to expand and improve the trail system in the south end of Cortes Island.

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Cortes Island Community Foundation obtained charitable status

CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

On Thursday, June 28th, 2021, the Cortes Island Community Foundation obtained charitable status.

This has been a goal since the organization’s beginnings. 

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The Rainbow Ridge trail system

You are probably going to hear a lot about the Rainbow Ridge trail system over the course of the next month.  

“We’re going to be doing a big publicity campaign to let the community know how we’d like to reroute the trail system,” explained Project coordinator Sandra Wood.

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Rainbow Ridge: Preparing for the next round of funding

 Rainbow Ridge is not one of the six Vancouver Island projects that BC Housing is funding this season. 

“We suspected that was a possibility because there were so many applications and so much need across the province. We definitely had our fingers crossed and hoped we would be accepted but, unfortunately, we were not,” said Elizabeth Anderson, President of the Cortes Community Housing Society (CHS).

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