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 Fish boats tied to the Whaletown dock during the 1950s - Courtesy Cortes Island Museum
General News · 23rd April 2021
Roy L Hales
Delaying the Zoning Meeting until Quadra Islanders can meet in person? (quotes Cortes Regional Director and a reference to Rainbow Ridge's rezoning hearing process)
Paul Kirmmse remembers Cortes Island in 1971 (beginnings of Cortes Islands oyster business, references to people and buildings in Mansons Landing, Squirrel Cove & Whaletown)
Reports of increased violence during COVID(quotes Tanya Henck of the Cortes Island Women's Centre regarding domestic violence on Cortes)
The Cortes Island Museum ZOOM AGM(interview with Jane Newman and a report of tomorrow's guest speaker)
Vaccination update for Cortes and Quadra Islands(Numbers vaccinated & where anyone who missed it can go.)
Emergency supplies in case of an earthquake(One of the grants that will apply to Cortes, if the SRD gets it).

The 1 PM Saturday recap of this week's news also has two repeats of 1970's recollections on Cortes:
Catching English fish and chips(a tale from 1978) ; The 1960's and 70s: A time of transition