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STVR issues are not just economic, but affect the nature of residential neighbourhoods on an island where 50% of houses are occupied only seasonally. Trustee Ken Hancock explains how the current Islands Trust policy came to be.
Live at home, in assisted ‘pods’, or in a ‘seniors’ village’? More than anything else, Pender seniors want to stay on the island, and if possible, stay at home.
This spring’s federal budget implementation bill conflicts with the Broadcasting Act, which gives the CBC exclusive powers to set its own salaries, and mandates an arms-length relationship with the government.
Down on the beach, and under the water, islanders and children explored the nearshore waters and came up with a cornucopia of strange and wonderful creatures. The photo of a sculpin is bound to remind you of someone.
What’s in the future for islands communities? A low-carbon lab, a multi-versity, an entrepreneur school, a new kind of joint venture; explore some ideas with Christa Grace-Warrick. The key is to create on archipelago scale.
Saturna Notes, page 3
Readers Letters: page 4
What’s On?, page 11
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