Canada Post Office
Skate Park
Lakehouse Learning Centre
Cortes Community Radio
Cortes Thrift Store
Cortes Pottery Guild
Reel Youth
Friends of Cortes Island
Summer Youth Program
Family Music Camp
Cortes Island Play School Parents & Tots
Hall Office:
Monday 11-4
Wednesday 11-4
Friday 10-4

Phone: 250-935-0015
Fax: 250-935-0026

983 Beasley Road
Box 222
Manson’s Landing, BC

Thank You Coastal Community Credit Union

The SCCA is pleased to be the recipient of a Quadra Legacy Grant from Coastal Community Credit Union. The grant will go towards the renovation of the kitchen at Manson’s Hall. We are grateful to the CCCU for the help in getting our much needed kitchen back up and running!


Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

The SCCA is pleased to support the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. Nora Disney is our local volunteer, and the can do income tax filing for free for people who qualify. Here are the qualifications for the free service.

Single up to $30,000 Couple up to $40,000 One child up to $35,000 (single parent) [...]

Ready, Set, Go! Playschool!

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New Wall in the Playschool

The SCCA is pleased to welcome Kate DeWitt, ECE, as our new playschool teacher along with Jes Lennox and Julia Linnay as teacher assistants. Come meet the teachers and check out the beautifully renovated playschool in Manson’s Hall. Children 2.5 – 5 years old and their families [...]

Meeting for Parents of Playschoolers

PLAYSCHOOL! Calling all parents of children aged 2 1/2 – 5 years! Renovations to the Manson’s Hall Playschool are nearly complete and we’re getting ready to move back into the beautiful “new” space in January 2014. Now is the time to share your ideas, hopes and dreams for the upcoming program. Join us for a [...]

New: Super Tax Credit for Charitable Donors

There is a new “super tax credit” for charitable donations.

Traditionally the Federal Government gives taxpayers a non-refundable credit of 15% on the first $200 of charitable donations, and 29% on the remainder, subject to a limit of 75% of your Net Income.

Starting in the 2013 tax year and lasting until 2017, they will [...]

Enter Nail Sail and Bail

Nail, Sail, and Bail Teams Wanted Cortes Day July 20, 2013 Each team consists on two persons and there is room at the beach for a minimum of four and a maximum of six teams. Teams register at Mansons Hall Office with $30 entry fee Teams assemble at Smelt Bay at 11:00 am. Boat building [...]

The SCCA welcomes Diane Daly, David Drysdale and Mags Johnston to the Board of Directors. They were elected at the annual general meeting May 28 when the membership re-elected Julian Ayers, Myrna Kerr, Jim Murphy and John Sprungman to the board. Desta Beattie was elected last year to a two-year term.


At the [...]


Annual General Meeting – 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 28

Manson’s Hall

Official Opening – New Manson’s Landing Post Office

Come and thank the volunteers who made it happen

Major renovations to the hall begin in June

Hear about the plans to revitalize [...]

Thank you, Emcon!

The Southern Cortes Community Association greatly appreciates the support of Emcon Services management and Cortes crew in our current project to improve the access to Manson’s Landing Community Hall. In conjunction with the soon-to-open new office for Canada Post, we are revamping the entryway with an enlarged pedestrian patio and improved parking. Emcon has generously [...]

Year End Appeal

Thank you from the SCCA to everyone who donated to our Year End Appeal. All funds will be going towards our current renovations, and will be matched by other grants, so your donations will go twice as far! Currently, the Post Office renovation is underway, and soon we will begin to work on the old [...]

Thank You Coastal Community Credit Union

Thank you to the Coastal Community Credit Union for the Quadra Legacy Grant awarded to the Southern Cortes Community Association. The grant will go towards the renovation of the old library room at Manson’s Hall. We are grateful for the support of the CCCU in helping us improve our community hall.

Christmas Community Dinner


Festive fun and feasting was had by all who came together for another Community Christmas dinner at Manson’s Hall. We figure around 200 plates of delicious food came out of that turkey and salmon potluck buffet dinner. A wonderful mood was created with piano music by Elisabeth, Tamara, Angelica and Tiffany followed by the lively [...]

Big Changes Coming at Manson’s Hall — You Can Help!

Manson’s Hall with Post Office in New Roomto left of Main Entrance. See PO article below.


Season’s Greetings!

There were many positive changes at Manson’s Landing Community Hall this year, and there are more to come in the new year.

In 2012 the Pioneer Room where islanders and visitors gather to eat, visit [...]


Lakehouse is a small but potentially expanding collective of people dedicated to engaging with our youth in a creative and uplifting learning environment. Marni and Sheena were involved with Lakehouse Learning Community at Linnaea last year, began renting the room above the pioneer room at Manson’s Hall at the beginning of the summer of 2012. [...]


Everyone welcome to come to the annual Community Christmas Dinner at Manson’s Hall Saturday December 15th. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy will be served. Please bring a potluck veggie dish or salad with a serving utensil or a finger food dessert to add to the feast. Doors open at 5:00 pm and dinner starts [...]