3rd Annual Gorge-ous Bike, Run and Walk! By Lovena and Ryan – We invite you to Bike, Run or Walk next Saturday, Sept 13th, in support of our forests and trail networks 5K Bike at 1pm, 5K Run/Walk at 2pm, 18K Bike at 3pm Donation of $35/adult or $20/child includes the event, local food dinner, […]
- Sept 27: Open Mic at the Co-op – Mansons
- Oct 4: An Evening with Poetry – Hollyhock
- Oct 5: A Doorway to Happiness – Hollyhock
- Oct 12: Thanksgiving Dinner – Hollyhock
- Sept 18-Oct 31: Art Show – Campbell River
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Creative. Distinctive. Self-sufficient. Supportive. These qualities bond together Cortes Island’s close-knit community. Many Cortes Islanders came for a visit and stayed for a lifetime. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Nestled at the entrance to enchanting Desolation Sound, Cortes lies at the edge of the vast coastal wilderness. With diverse recreation options as well as tranquility and peace, there’s plenty to discover.
Cortes Island has stood apart as a refuge for thought leaders for generations. It’s been a source of deep inspiration for artists, teachers, writers and students of all ages. Just imagine how you might be transformed.
By Richard Trueman – The opening of the last show of the season at the Old Schoolhouse Gallery in Whaletown was enthusiastically attended by the regulars and a new younger crowd. Kalyani Hemphill presented us with a sensitive and play full transformation of the Gallery entitled “The Out and In (Inside Out)” Her transformation included […]
For the love of the lakes! Support our Team! NINE LAKE SWIM. FOUR SWIMMERS. ONE DAY. To raise money for the stewardship of Hague & Gunflint Lakes, a team of 4 swimmers is going to attempt, for the first time ever, the feat of swimming all nine of Cortes Island’s freshwater lakes in one day! […]
Bill Weaver is a filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, photographer, Peabody Award-winning television journalist, and a former news anchor /reporter. Since moving to Canada in 1990, he has produced and directed ten award-winning documentaries and numerous interstitials for Canadian television. Using his years of journalism experience, he’s developed an eye for authenticity and a nose for a […]