As of November 1st, a new Water Taxi & Cargo Deliveries service will be connecting Lund to the government wharf at Cortes Bay, on Mondays and Fridays.Continue reading Connecting Cortes Island to Lund and beyond
CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Powell River City Council is discussing changing the city’s name, following an official request from the new administration of the Tla’amin First Nation.Continue reading City of Powell River may be renamed
As the level 4 ‘drought’ continues and some shallow well owners are concerned about their water supply, CKTZ News asked an expert about Cortes Island aquifers.
Dr Diana Allen is the head of the Groundwater Resources Research Group at Simon Fraser University. While she has not been to Cortes, Allen has been working on islands like Hornby, Mayne, Saturna and Salt Spring since 1996.Continue reading Cortes Island aquifers: Rainwater, wells, salinization and climate change
the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
It’s been a welcome sight for millennia for the Tla’amin Nation — every year in March or April, the waters would turn milky white as the herring sperm fertilized eggs and attached to algae beds of kelp and eelgrass, says Chileneh Scott Galligos, a fisheries technician with Tla’amin.Continue reading Tla’amin Nation welcomes return of herring spawn