Rochelle Baker is both a journalist and the first of CKTZ’s directors to come from someplace other than Cortes Island. She is a Quadra Island resident and, as such, a visible example of how Cortes radio is expanding into its broadcast area. As we draw closer to the radio society’s 2018 AGM, on June 3, I asked her why become a member of CKTZ.
One would have thought democratic governments have a duty to look after the interests of all their citizens, even First Nations. Canada’s current Prime Minister initially promised the indigenous population a new deal. Justin Trudeau is quick to offer bail outs to oil corporations like Kinder Morgan, but the Feds neglected determining whether Site C violates Treaty 8.
What was life like in the era before cell phones, computers and televisions. Did British Columbians feel closer to nature when they worked outside in the elements rather than within the artificial confines of a building? In this mornings program I ask Mike Manson, a descendant of one of Cortes Island’s oldest European families, and Mike Moore, one of our better known eco-tour guides, how public attitudes towards nature changed since the first settlers arrived. Continue reading How People’s Attitudes Towards Nature Changed→
These days, when powerful corporations get caught breaking the law, polluting the Earth, violating human rights, or all of those crimes simultaneously, they don’t pay the fine and make amends, like normal citizens. They attack.