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Weekly Index, May 22-28, 2023

15 posts were added this week; 920 users made 1814 pageviews.

The top three articles this week, in terms of views, were:

  1. Seafest 2023 At Squirrel Cove 
  2. Cortes Island 2023 Spring Bird Count & an app called ‘Merlin’ 
  3. Mark Lombard: Community Forest 5-Year Plan 

This week’s articles:

Our Area

(Articles about, or mentioning, Cortes, Quadra and/or Read Islands, Campbell River, Oyster River)

  1. RLH – Seafest 2023 At Squirrel Cove – Cortes Currents (May 22, 2023)
  2. RLH – Cortes Island 2023 Spring Bird Count & an app called ‘Merlin’ – Cortes Currents (May 24, 2023)
  3. DC – Mark Lombard: Community Forest 5-Year Plan – Cortes Currents (May 21, 2023)
  4. GO – A new marine waste pick up service gets underway – repost from CKTZ News (May 23, 2023)
  5. RLH – Quadra reports coming: residential waste collection, short term rentals, roadside parking – Cortes Currents (May 26, 2023)
  6. RLH – Making room for Cortes, Quadra and other rural areas within the SRD – Cortes Currents (May 25, 2023)
  7. RLH – The Outdoor Season begins at Mansons Friday Market – Cortes Currents (May 22, 2023)
  8. MKL – A Breed Apart: What was the Coast Salish woolly dog, and can we bring it back? – repost from North Shore News (May 23, 2023)
  9. OA – Will BC Towns’ Bylaws Undermine Drug Decriminalization Pilot? – repost from the Tyee (May 25, 2023)

Regions Beyond

(Trends to watch, inspirations and challenges)

  1. MS – ‘Heartbreaking’: an overhead view of Coastal GasLink sediment spills into Wet’suwet’en waters, wetlands – repost from the Narwhal (May 24, 2023)
  2. RB – ‘Birders, not blockaders’ ask B.C. to protect old-growth in Fairy Creek to save marbled murrelets – repost from Canada’s National Observer (May 26, 2023)
  3. MC – First Nation launches court challenge testing B.C.’s legal commitment to recognizing Indigenous rights – repost from Canada’s National Observer (May 24, 2023)
  4. Staff – How clean is your home, really? – repost from Talker News (May 22, 2023)
  5. GR – The Authoritarian Reflex – The Quadra Project (May 22, 2023)
  6. RSW – Vote on recommending school bus fee deferred – repost from Gabriola Sounder (May 22, 2023)

Top 3 podcasts:

  1. (For the 18th week in a row, aggregate count now 1,954 Plays) We’ve been drinking a lot more alcohol during COVID, study finds 
  2. Mark Lombard: Community Forest 5-Year Plan 
  3. Cortes Island 2023 Spring Bird Count & an app called ‘Merlin’ 

Top 3 locations of viewers/plays:

  • Cortes Currents: CKTZ’s listening area – 26.19%; Vancouver, BC – 11.05%; Gibsons, BC – 7.72%
  • SoundCloud: CKTZ’s listening area – 9.58%; Vancouver – 6.39%; Muscat, Oman – 5.11%

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