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General News · 9th September 2020
Manda Aufochs Gillespie
Citizen influence in hazard planning: Wildfire, evacuations, earthquakes, and more. How local knowledge and participation fosters a more resilient island with Shaun Kaupman from Strathcona Regional District and Donna MacPherson from BC Coastal Fire Centre.

From 1 to 3 p.m. this Friday. (Repeats on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.)

Call ins highly encouraged! 250-935-0200. Have you done your Hazard survey? Are you prepared? What do you need to survive or protect your home or community? Call-in and ask the experts.

This is the first in a special series of Folk U Talks done in partnership with Cortes Currents.This series is supported by a grant from the Community Radio Fund of Canada and the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative and takes the Folk University model of slow learning, local knowledge sharing, and neighbours sharing with neighbours and combines it with Cortes Currents commitment to covering the news most relevant to our communities at this time. 

Learn more or get past Folk U Talks by visiting or CKTZ 89.5FM or on Folk University’s website 

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