Island Alchemy

Island Alchemy

Often, here on Cortes, odds and ends are transmuted to create something greater (and more magical) than their sum. Maybe this alchemy is one definition of community: our ability to do exponentially more when we do it together. Cortes Community Housing and the Seniors...
Thank You For Your Support

Thank You For Your Support

To all who participated in the SRD’s Public Hearing for Rezoning Rainbow Ridge, THANK YOU. Whether you wrote letters, whether you showed up, whether you listened in, whether you called in. THANK YOU. I was listening from the comfort of my Squirrel Cove cottage as so...
Rezoning Rainbow Ridge: 2 Meetings On OCTOBER 15

Rezoning Rainbow Ridge: 2 Meetings On OCTOBER 15

Rezoning Rainbow Ridge: 2 meetings on OCTOBER 15 (THURSDAY) 11-12:30 In-person Open House to view Rainbow Ridge site/unit plans & ask questions to proponents Sandra Wood & Ian Scott at Mansons Hall. If you have questions about the rezoning of Rainbow Ridge for...
Rezoning Rainbow Ridge: 2 Meetings On OCTOBER 15

We Need Your Letters of Support

Dear Friends & Neighbours, If you agree that having more affordable housing options for Cortes residents is a good idea, then please write your reasons in a personal letter of support.  Just a few lines or a simple paragraph from many islanders like you —...
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...