In the Media

In the Media

Owen bay

Quadra Island Considering Opting-in to short-term retal accommodations act

March 12, 2024
Roy L. Hales, Cortes Currents

Cortes Island is not the only rural area dealing with the provincial government’s Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act. Regional Director Robyn Mawhinney wants to know if Quadra Island would like to opt-in…

SRD meeting, Cortes Currents

Mawhinney Reviews 2023 in Area C and looks ahead to 2024

January 9, 2024
Roy L. Hales, Cortes Currents

Robyn Mawhinney has learned a lot since she was elected Regional Director almost 14 months ago. As we enter into yet another new year, she gave her reflections of 2023 and what is ahead for Area C in the coming months…

SRD meeting, Cortes Currents

SRD Looking into Providing Insurance for Non-profits

April 19, 2023
Roy L. Hales, Cortes Currents

The Strathcona Regional District is looking into the possibility of offering community-focused non-profits access to insurance. Robyn Mawhinney, Regional Director for Area C, brought the idea forward at the April 12 Board meeting…

Owen bay

Proposed Wharves Service Initiative

April 14, 2023
Strathcona Regional District

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) has been provided funding from Transport Canada for wharves upgrades to Owen Bay (on Sonora Island), Surge Narrows (on Read Island) and Port Neville (in Johnstone Strait)….

BCHydro Quinsam

Quadra Island director wants to protect groundwater

March 22, 2023
Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

At the Electoral Area Services meeting on March 15, Electoral Area C director Robyn Mawhinney introduced a motion to ensure her area’s limited groundwater was reserved for the people who live in the community, not for commercial or other uses….

March 9 SRD Board Meeting

Area C Matters at the March 29 SRD Board Meeting

March 30, 2023
Roy L. Hales, Cortes Currents

A number of Area C Initiatives were passed at the Wednesday March 29, 2023, Strathcona Regional District (SRD) Board Meeting…

Logging Rally in March2023

SRD to Set Up New Natural Resources Committee

March 16, 2023
Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

The Strathcona Regional District board has set up a new Natural Resource Committee to help North Island communities make their voices heard…

wharf

Robyn Mawhinney: A Wharf Service for Area C

February 22, 2023
Roy L. Hales, Cortes Currents

More than eight years have passed since Transport Canada (TC) transferred administration of three wharves to the Strathcona Regional District (SRD)…