Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Two tiny B.C. island communities are well ahead of the curve when it comes to the federal government’s move to ban single-use plastics.
Continue reading Cortes and Quadra ditched single use plastics long ago
After twenty years of operation, Quadra Island’s only weekly news publication suspended operations on March 25. As publisher/editor Amanda Smith explained, “the COVID emergency and the subsequent cancellation of all social events and shutdown of businesses meant that advertising revenue plummeted and I can no longer cover the bills.” Since then, a number of community members have kept encouraging her to bring it back. This morning there is good news: the Bird’s Eye is back.
Continue reading The Bird’s Eye Is Back
National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Senior Mike Windrim is forthright about what Quadra Island’s new caremongering group and his neighbours’ help means to him during the coronavirus emergency.
Continue reading Quadra Island’s New Caremongering Group Could Save Lives