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Blogs

Risking it All – Oil on Our Coast

  Risking it All – Oil on our Coast is a short film that outlines the plans for the pipeline and tanker route and what it means for our beautiful coast. It is produced by Twyla Roscovich in association with Hartley Bay & Gitga’at Nation, Oil on our Coast is meant to inspire, empower and help fuel the […]

Bill S-215 – An Act to Protect Heritage Lighthouses

Since April 2000 Canadian Senator Pat Carney has been working hard to get a bill through Parliament to protect Canadian Heritage Lighthouses. It passed during the week of May 7, 2008. This bill will include buildings and equipment, including the main light on many of these stations – some being very old first-order Fresnel lenses […]

More Delays for Cape Mudge

– from Campbell River Mirror News by Kristen Douglas, online under  BC Local News The chief of the We Wai Kai First Nation is not pleased the Strathcona Regional District may seek heritage protection for the Cape Mudge Lighthouse.  Chief Ralph Dick says the land surrounding the Quadra Island lightstation belongs to the We Wai […]

Lighthouse Advocate Frustrated by Delays

– from Campbell River Mirror News by Kristen Douglas, online under  BC Local News A petition to save four area lighthouses could have been circulating by now if Strathcona Regional District directors had been more informed, says the district’s vice-chair.  Jim Abram, the vice-chair and a former lightkeeper who has been fighting to save lightstations […]

Protection Sought for Trial Island Lighthouse

– from the Goldstream Gazette.com  “. . . The Trial Island lighthouse was built in 1906, and is one of 27 lighthouses in the province that are permanently staffed. Though it is not currently in danger of being shut down or defunded, there has been plenty of debate in recent years at the federal level […]