Understanding Trail Building Costs

Understanding Trail Building Costs

Some of you have asked for clarification regarding the $80,000 price tag proposed for building a community trail through the new Rainbow Ridge land. Our budget is based upon meeting the best safety specifications possible (a must for public access on Rainbow Ridge)....

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Imagine

Imagine

Imagine Something tangible that will live for future generations to enjoy. Imagine A chance to remember a loved one, a family’s gift in a special forest. A legacy for the benefit of all. Imagine A locally crafted bench, wood harvested from our community forest, beside...

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Connecting Trails

Connecting Trails

The Cortes Community Housing Society (CHS) is excited to launch our new Trail Initiative. For the first time, we would be able to walk east and west from Mansons Hall to the Health Centre through the new CCEDA Commercial lot & Rainbow Ridge. By building a new...

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Exciting New Trail Initiative!

Exciting New Trail Initiative!

Trails connect us to nature, to places and to each other. The Cortes Community Housing Society (CHS) is proposing a new trail for the benefit of all residents and visitors. Rainbow Ridge is a 51-acre parcel in the heart of downtown Mansons Landing. Besides...

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RESILIENCE!

RESILIENCE!

Remember the saying, “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again”? Usually said to keep our spirits up if we had worked hard for a job or a grade that we didn’t attain. It’s an encouragement offered us when attempting a long reach. Now is a good time to conjure...

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Commitments for Rainbow Ridge

Commitments for Rainbow Ridge

Dear Friends & Neighbours, Residents of Cortes Island, As you may know, Rainbow Ridge is a 51 acre property, located in Mansons Landing. Recently 6 acres of the property has been rezoned allowing us to create 20 Non-Profit affordable rental homes on the...

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2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review

Housing Society 2020 Year End Review Looking back on 2020, the Cortes Island Seniors Society (CISS) and the Cortes Community Housing Society (CHS) had an incredibly busy year creating more affordable rental homes; here are some of our major accomplishments: February:...

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