Raising The Roof!

Raising The Roof!

  More non-profit housing is becoming a reality right now on Cortes Island. Together, we’ve raised the roof on 4 new cottages! Thanks to your donations and support, more island elders will be able to stay close to friends and family, while living in affordable...
Rainbow Ridge Rezoning Public Hearing

Rainbow Ridge Rezoning Public Hearing

The rezoning hearing for the Rainbow Ridge affordable housing development on Cortes Island will be at 2 PM on Oct 15, 2020. The meeting will be live on-line and in person at Manson’s Community Hall located at 983 Beasley Road. Following Covid-19 protocols a maximum of...
Announcing The Cortes Community Housing Society

Announcing The Cortes Community Housing Society

The Cortes Island Seniors Society (CISS) is excited to announce that their Housing Committee (HC) has officially been incorporated as an independent non-profit society: the Cortes Community Housing Society (CHS). The new Housing Society was established at the request...
Last Chance! Giving Challenge Ends Today

Last Chance! Giving Challenge Ends Today

Let’s Win $20,000 for Housing! I am touched by the generosity of this community once again! Thank you to everyone who has contributed to our June Giving Challenge so far! Your support demonstrates your love of this island, the importance of home, and your...
The Homeward Tug

The Homeward Tug

For many of us who spend part of the year elsewhere, not being able to come home to Cortes this year is a heartache. We south of the border, are in the midst of political tumult, social unrest, and a pandemic.  For my husband and I, it will be the first time in...