North Coast Regional District

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, as recommended by the Electoral Area D Advisory Committee, the North Coast Regional District requested that the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure review speed limits within portions of Electoral Area D (Tlell and Tow Hill) where posted speed signage is not reduced in residentially-populated areas. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Regional district requests review of Tlell, Tow Hill speed limits

Electoral Area Advisory Committee recommended request ‘to make sure everybody’s safe’

 

Queen Charlotte resident Faye Laidlaw has been upcycling glass materials currently not accepted by the recycling system that serves Haida Gwaii. (Faye Laidlaw/Submitted photo)

Haida Gwaii resident upcycles glass into ‘quarantini’ tumblers

Faye Laidlaw of Queen Charlotte making tumblers, candleholders to keep glass out of landfill

 

Floating on the surface and spinning less than 10 revolutions per minute, the tidal-powered paddlewheel being tested by Haida Gwaii’s own Yourbrook Energy Systems seeks to avoid many of the environmental and maintenance issues with faster, seafloor-mounted tidal projects. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

November news from the NCRD

Regional district says yes to Yourbrook’s tidal project and wildfire planning, no to Enbridge LNG

 

Thirteen years since it started, over 1,300 students from Haida Gwaii schools have joined forest stewardship and outdoor education programs run by Mount Moresby Adventure Camp. Here, youth staying at the Mosquito Lake camp take a guided walk through the second-growth woods just south of the camp buildings and dock. (Photo courtesy Mount Moresby Adventure Camp)

News from the NCRD

Regional district directors talk Haida Gwaii power, Rennell Sound, and Mount Moresby Adventure Camp

  • Jun 22, 2018
Thirteen years since it started, over 1,300 students from Haida Gwaii schools have joined forest stewardship and outdoor education programs run by Mount Moresby Adventure Camp. Here, youth staying at the Mosquito Lake camp take a guided walk through the second-growth woods just south of the camp buildings and dock. (Photo courtesy Mount Moresby Adventure Camp)
A photo shows two of the three untenured cabins that some Sandspit residents built near the future site of the Ocean House eco-cultural lodge. HaiCo has applied to remove the cabins, along with some garbage left by an old dry-land sort nearby that includes a long-abandoned metal boat. (HaiCo/Peel Inlet Crown Land Tenure Management Plan)

Regional district news in brief

NCRD discusses Peel Inlet cabins, school group ferry fares, and the Haida Gwaii soccer league

A photo shows two of the three untenured cabins that some Sandspit residents built near the future site of the Ocean House eco-cultural lodge. HaiCo has applied to remove the cabins, along with some garbage left by an old dry-land sort nearby that includes a long-abandoned metal boat. (HaiCo/Peel Inlet Crown Land Tenure Management Plan)