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SRD Report: New details on the TELUS tower(s)

Regional Director Noba Anderson unveiled some new information about TELUS’s proposed Cortes Island cell phone tower(s), in a report she gave the SRD Board on Wednesday March 16th, 2022. 

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Folk U Radio returns with a Telus Tower update @89.5 Friday

What is happening with the proposed Telus Towers on Cortes Island? What’s proposed? What input will islanders have? What exactly is the technology proposed? Will another tower in Manson’s fix our island cell problems? What is 5G and how is this different than City West’s fibre-optic proposal?

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Community voices on proposed TELUS tower: Call for an open dialogue

CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

This is Part 2 of a two-part series of interviews with members of the Cortes Island community. Listen to Part 1 here.

A growing number of Cortes Island residents are pushing for a more involved community consultation regarding the latest TELUS cellular tower proposal on Tla’amin Nation land.

The 63.1-meter tower is currently a stand-alone proposal with a deadline of Jan. 31 for public feedback.

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What CityWest will be doing on Cortes for the next 4-6 months

A CityWest construction crew will be on Cortes Island for the first four to six months of 2022, to hook individual homes for high-speed Internet.

“Now that we’ve been issued a permit from the ministry of transport (MOTI), we have a green light to proceed with the provincial government’s mandate of connecting Cortes Islanders under the ERI grant program,” said Eric Geall, Operations Manager for West Connect Infrastructure (WCI).

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