Weekly Index, March 11-17, 2024

This week: 9 new articles; 822 people made 1,644 pageviews; 1,127 plays on our podcast systems

There are now 3,876 posts on Cortes Currents and 83.63% of the traffic went to posts that were made prior to last week. Some highlights: Community Meeting for Cortes Zoning Bylaw Update  (Mar 7) now has an aggregate total of 236 views; Op-ed: Reflections on the Cortes Bylaw update meeting (Mar 9) has 199 views; CIA on Folk U Radio: Desolation Sound #4 )Mar 9) has 114.

This week’s top articles, in terms of views were:

  1. (80 Views) Herring Roe on the Beach at Smelt Bay
  2. (57 views this week) Op-ed: Reflections on the Cortes Bylaw update meeting (Mar 9)
  3. (43 Views) Cortes Island’s Virtual Homeshare Forum

This week’s new articles are:

Original Publications

  1. DC – Herring Roe on the Beach at Smelt Bay – Cortes Currents (Mar 14, 2024)
  2. RLH – Cortes Island’s Virtual Homeshare Forum – Cortes Currents (Mar 13, 2024)
  3. RLH – Quadra Island considering opting-in to Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act – Cortes Currents (Mar 11, 2024)
  4. – RLH – Medical detox coming to Campbell River, Greater Campbell River has one of highest rates of drug related deaths in BC – Cortes Currents (Mar 12, 2024)

Reposts from other sources

  1. LB – Cortes Food Bank releases annual report, shows sharp increase in need for food – CKTZ News
  2. RB & MFA – Greenwashing death threats ‘show you who the Conservatives are,’ NDP leader says – Canada’s National Observer (Mar 11, 2024)
  3. RB – BC Ferries urged to chart a new course around LNG – Canada’s National Observer (Mar 14, 2024)
  4. CIA – Desolation Sound #5 – Folk U (Mar 14, 2024)
  5. AP – Precipitation could still alter wildfire season severity: gov – Rocky Mountain Goat (Mar 15, 2024)

Top 3 podcasts, by plays

  1. Two podcasts had 10 plays: Medical detox coming to Campbell River and Herring Roe on the Beach at Smelt Bay – both from Cortes Currents
  2. (9 Plays) Cortes Food Bank releases annual report, shows sharp increase in need for food – CKTZ News

Top Locations for peoples and plays

  • 82.60% of the 822 visitors to Cortes Currents were Canadian and 9.25% came from the United States, the remainder were from around the world. The top 3 locations were: Vancouver – 172 visitors; Campbell River – 74; a rural area which includes Cortes Island – 58 people.
  • Of the 1,121 plays on SoundCloud: 988 were made on Cortes Island (called ‘Mansons Landing’); 29 were made in Ashburn (Virginia?); 14 were in Vancouver.
  • There were 6 plays on Apple Podcasts