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Cortes Island affordable housing project at risk after rural directors postpone hearings

“I, too, am going to just exercise my right to say how disappointed I am with this (decision). I think we have done our constituents over on Cortes Island a disservice," Strathcona Regional District chair Michele Babchuk, after three rural directors postponed public hearings in their areas until September, putting the funding application for a 20-unit affordable rental housing project at risk.