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2.1 HP Gas powered water pump

Brand new never used, just dont have the box anymore. 2.1 HP gas powered water pump Red Lion Brand from Home Hardware sells new for […]

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Shop Local Thurs

Ganges Shop Local 4-8pm Thursday night. 20% off purses and scarves.25% of Tynham pump soaps from England.Vino served!

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Carpenter and odd jobs

Available for work from now until mid-jan. I have a broad range of experience in Carpentry (finishing, framing, forming) Also available for some general labour. […]

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7.5′ X 5.75′ White Carpet…...

Area rug was used in the living room and saw low traffic. We redecorated and carpet no longer works with our decor. Great shape. Free […]

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WCB Compliant work boots

Size 12. Steel toed These are Dakota work boots I purchased when I was gettinng my Traffic Control ticket. I never did use them as […]

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Dell Inspiron 1720 with a 17″ screen

Dell Inspiron laptop with an optical [CD/DVD] drive, large display of 17″, Core 2 Duo, 1.83 GHZ, 2 GB RAM, 200 GB HD, nice keyboard, […]

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14″ Citizen TV/VCR combo, lots of kid...

Little Citizen color TV/VCR, 14″, 40+ kids shows/cartoons, another box (or two)of other movies, large variety, many classics, some obscure ones too. Tested and works […]

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Craftsman Gas Pressure Washer

Craftsman Model: 919.672100 Pressure: 2150 PSI Water volume: 2.0 GPM Engine: 4.0 HP Briggs & Stratton Tires: Solid (never go flat) Needs: High-pressure hose, wand […]

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Dear Community, Due to a school project that my daughter has, I need to cancel prenatal yoga today (December 10). There are no further classes […]

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1 bedroom

Jan & February: I have a 2 month rental, heat, hot water, wifi included. For sublet while away. Suitable for 1 person. (Neighbors requested I […]

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2hp air compressor

Decent compressor, works fine, a little on the heavy side so probably best for a small shop. A good deal at 50 bucks!

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Queen Mattress

Looking for a clean queen mattress from a smoke-free, mold-free household. We do not need a box spring, but will take one if you have […]

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Wanted for free – Size 10 leather boo...

I have a clean, reliable, middle aged, homeless friend who needs a good pair of size 10 sturdy leather boots to wear this winter. He […]

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Volunteers Wanted

WE NEED YOUR HELP!! Preparation for the Fulford Hall’s Freebie Do on Christmas Day will commence on Dec.23 at 1:00PM. Volunteers would be sooo appreciated.If […]

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Karcher Overview

$125 OBO

Karcher Gas Pressure Washer

Karcher Model: 2400 HB Pressure: 2400 PSI Water volume: 2.5 GPM Engine 5.5 HP Briggs & Stratton Tires: Large, knobby pneumatic (both holding air) Heavy […]

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KORG Mini Kaoss pad 2 – dynamic effec...

$210 new, selling for $75. Here is a video: Grab this wicked little sound machine to add loads of audio fun into your space without […]

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Santa’s Elves Wanted

We Need Help to prepare for the Freebie Do on Christmas Day at Fulford Hall. We will commence preparing on Dec 23 at 1:00PM continuing […]

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Free! Leather Couch

Free well used black leather couch. You pick up. Call or email :)

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Tilt Swivel & Roll chair.

We redecorated a room and behold… this chair no longer has a home in it. It is in perfect shape and functions like new. Tilts. […]

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Transition House Casual Relief Worker

Position: Transition House Worker Location: Salt Spring Transition House Nature of Position: Casual, On Call Hours and Schedule: Varied Hours – daytime, evening and overnight […]

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Child’s Leotard top,size 6 black or b...

Hoping we don’t have to go off island. Needed asp,for concert on Friday. New or good condition, black or brown. Many thanks

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WiFi extender

Plugs in to regular outlet Extend the range of your existing Wi-Fi network and eliminate dead zones. Helps find the best location for optimal coverage. […]

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Olympus E-520

This is a great first digital SLR for someone looking to step up from a point and shoot camera. One lens – 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 One […]

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Iso SKI equipment Women size 9

Looking to buy, borrow or share skis, boots and poles in good condition. Size 9 about 5.5ft tall Contact me by email ☺

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Found on Cranberry Rd

Do you recognize this cat? He was found hanging around a construction site on Cranberry Rd. He does not have any form of ID and […]

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Transition House Casual Relief Worker

Position: Transition House Worker Location: Salt Spring Transition House Nature of Position: Casual, On Call Hours and Schedule: Varied Hours – daytime, evening and overnight […]

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Holiday StoryTime at the Library

HOLIDAY STORYTIME LIBRARY CHILDREN’S CORNER Friday, December 14 11:00-11:45 Featuring stories about winter and the holidays. Best for kids ages 3-6 and their caregivers. Free […]

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Featured Holiday Family Movie Matinee Dec 2018


Holiday Movie Matinee: The Polar Express

Holiday Family Movie Matinee: The Polar Express LIBRARY COMMUNITY PROGRAM ROOM FRIDAY DECEMBER 14 2:30-4:10 On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical […]

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1Hr Turnaround!

iPhone/iPad Repair

Located in Ganges Alley iPhone screens and batteries repaired and back in your hands within an hour! We sell refurbished iPhones and iPads, as well […]

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Bootcamp Wed am/Friday Evenings

Book your spot before Dec 13th and be entered to win a private fitness session or soft foam roller! Join with a friend and you […]

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Healing Unprocessed Trauma & Grief for ...

This work is designed to support the healing of: PTSD Anxiety Depression Stress Inherited/ancestral trauma Childhood trauma (developmental & attachment patterns) Healing sexual trauma (rape, […]

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Shop Local Social Thursday Nght!

We’re open for Ganges Late Night Opening! Thursday, Dec. 13, 4-8 Come enjoy holiday cheer & everything 10% off in the store (except consignment.) Great […]

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January Encaustic Workshops

Introductory Course in Encaustic Technique 5-6 January, 2019 Cost $260 (All art materials and equipment is included) 10am-4pm both days. A fun two day beginners […]

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Featured Zinger Electric Ltd.


Electrician – licensed and experience...

Hello, I am an experienced, licensed and insured red seal electrician available to help you with any electrical projects you may have. Specializing in service, […]

17 hours ago
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GreenTech Roofing is #Salt Spring Island most Affordable full-service Roofing company; No job is too big or too small! We use cutting-edge technology to reduce […]

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Even Scrooge is Delighted at Country Grocer...

Even Scrooge is Delighted at Country Grocer SSI: Scrooge visits the store and sees the many ‘Seasonal Delights’ for sharing to make this a delicious […]

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$50.00 OBO

Woman’s Perfect Little Leather Jacket

One very perfect woman’s black, leather jacket. Fashionable, immaculate condition with leather, attached hood. Size Large but nicely fits Meium as well. $50.00 or OBO. […]

20 hours ago
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Individual and Couples Therapy Based in Mindfulness and Awareness of the Body All Concerns Welcome Counselling can help when your current life situation is not […]

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Stump Grinding & Forestry Mulching

What is Forestry Mulching? Forestry Mulching uses a tracked machine to allow for the selective removal of trees, stumps and brush by shredding them to […]

December 9, 2018
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The WannaBeatles

Sounds like a great night to put on your psychedelic clothing from the past and check out what The WannaBeatles have to offer. It’s free […]

December 9, 2018
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Burn-It Right!

Are you heatng with wood? Save money! Get maximum heat out of your wood! And be safe! This workshop will give you all the tips […]

December 9, 2018
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An Island Silent Comedy

This is a hair raising tale of an island community who pulls together behind a campaign to obliterate food waste!

December 9, 2018
Featured 2018 Winter Recital ArtSpring

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2018 Winter Recital

RainWood Dance Studio is very pleased to offer our third Winter Recital on the ArtSpring stage. Students of all ages are ready to perform for […]

December 8, 2018
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We are Tongue n Cheek!

We are Tongue n Cheek! Tongue n Cheek is a new, a cappella self-directed group of nine singers. Current group members are Bo Curtis, Scott […]

December 8, 2018
Featured Art Makers Lab #2

$38 or $142

Art Makers Laboratory Workshop for ages 6-1...

Our ever popular Saturday Art Makers Lab is back this year with a new lineup of artists to inspire and introduce new mediums to youth […]

December 8, 2018
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Make It! Silkscreen, Zines + Buttons for ag...

As part of the Please Touch the Artwork exhibit, GISS students will lead a half day workshop for ages 8-14yrs. Students will draw from the […]

December 8, 2018
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Rants to Salt Spring Has Issues

Rants to the book, Salt Spring has Issues…for being available at local book merchants and providing a great Christmas gift for those who actually think […]

December 8, 2018
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Nissan Xtrail, 4WD, 2005. FOR SALE AS MOVIN...

HELLO! I’m moving homebase back to New Zealand and with this will be away from the north until next Spring. Looking to pass my much […]

December 8, 2018
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Christmas Gift Baskets & Mulled Ginger ...

Drop by anytime before Christmas and fill a gift basket to your liking and budget with Salt Spring Wild Cider, SS Kitchen preserves, SS Sea […]

December 8, 2018
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Seasonal and Full time employment

Full time permanent nursery/farm position available as well as seasonal positions Job includes all aspects of nursery work: weeding, potting, nursery cleanup and sales etc. […]

December 8, 2018

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  • Watch: Salt Spring Unicorn Riders Associ...

    by on December 5, 2018

    Recently Rachel Notley while speaking to an Alberta Teachers’ Association was heard grumbling: “Maybe on Salt Spring Island you can build an economy on condos and coffee shops but not in Edmonton and not anywhere in Alberta,” and “Here in Alberta we ride horses, not unicorns, and I invite pipeline opponents to saddle up on […]

  • Let’s Try and Win the $60,000,000 ...

    by on December 4, 2018

    December 7th, 2018 Draw! – If this ticket wins the full amount of the big draw of the LOTTO MAX on Friday this week, with an estimated $60,000,000 jackpot, we’ll share a portion of the winnings with everyone from Salt Spring Island, BC that has subscribed to our Salt Spring Exchange email newsletter, liked and […]

  • First Cold Snap

    by on December 3, 2018

    Just a quick note that the first cold weather of the year is forecast for this week, with night time lows by Wednesday and Thursday forecast to drop well below freezing in some parts of the region. That’s the signal to finish mulching everything if you haven’t done so already. Now is the time to […]

  • Buy Local, Including Your Local Media

    by on December 3, 2018

    The BC Buy Local campaign celebrates local business to promote the contributions that BC businesses make to our local economy and our communities. The goal of the campaign is to illuminate the local market, making BC-based businesses, products, food and wines more visible to consumers. Think about this too when you spend time online, where […]

  • Hands On – Video Series Features S...

    by on November 30, 2018

    In this digital age there has been a shift in how we relate to our physical things. It is more common to buy things than make them. It is more common to stream music than to learn an instrument. There is great satisfaction in working with your hands. If you are baking bread you know […]

  • A Surprise Proposal; Facilitated by Stra...

    by on November 28, 2018

    This past July a mystery person using a pseudonym posted an ad on the Salt Spring Exchange, three people sent it to me, I had to know more… The first person who sent me the mystery classified ad requesting, “a photographer for a surprise proposal,” was my Mom. And like all things your Mom sends […]

  • Salt Spring’s First Neighbourhood Small ...

    by on November 28, 2018

    The Salt Spring Island Foundation, in partnership with Salt Spring Island Community Services, is pleased to announce the recipients of our first Neighbourhood Small Grants. The Neighbourhood Small Grants program offers grants of $50 to $500 to local projects and events run by people who are passionate about giving back to the community and who […]

  • Salt Spring Island Electoral Area –...

    by on November 16, 2018

    What is a Public Alert Notification System? (PANS) – In the case of a public safety incident, the Public Alert Notification system will be used to deliver critical and potentially life- saving alerts to residents and stakeholders who have registered. This information can help you and your family know what to do, where to go, […]

  • Video: B.C.’s Electoral System: Tr...

    by on November 16, 2018

    Still sitting on your mail-in ballot to vote in B.C.’s electoral reform referendum? Still not sure how to vote? Feeling the November 30th deadline looming? This video should help, by offering valuable facts about our First Past The Post system, exposing misleading myths and misconceptions. Since 2002, I’ve been keen on electoral reform. Adriane Carr […]

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