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Video: Trouble in the Salish Sea

BC’s Southern Gulf Islands face a serious environmental threat. A major gap in government regulation and oversight is allowing giant international cargo ships to anchor as long as they want in the waters surrounding the protected Southern Gulf Islands including Cowichan Bay. Negative Impacts include: * Anchor chains scouring the ocean floor, destroying marine habitat * Diesel generators run 24/7 causing air, noise and light pollution * Acoustic Interference and collision risk to Resident Killer Whales * Risk of grounding or collisions causing catastrophic fuel spills But it doesn’t have to be this way. Local First Nations and coastal community groups are demanding Transport Canada put an end to this harmful spillover of commercial activity from the Port of Vancouver. A new 3 minute video explains the problem. Act now to help save the pristine waters around Salt Spring Island. https://youtu.be/cinoX2LmM8s Salt Spring's group Protect The Islands Sea has jo…
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Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue Recognized With 'WOW' Provincial Inclusion Award

Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue is being recognized with a Widening Our World (WOW) award from Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) for their leadership in championing inclusion in Salt Spring Island communities. Spring Island Fire Rescue has set an example of inclusion by welcoming a CLBC supported individual, CJ, into the “fire hall family” for the past 16 years. Staff and volunteers fully involve CJ in a variety of duties at the fire hall, as well as activities, fundraisers and celebrations in community. For over 16 years, Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue has set an example of inclusion by welcoming CJ into the fire hall family. Every week, fire fighters have CJ test the emergency lights on the engines and other fire vehicles along with the sirens, radios, hoses and other vital equipment. They support him to go out on inspections and equipment testing runs, to change the fire hazard ratings on the signs at the three ferry terminals on the island, and at times,…
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Watch: Some of Salt Spring Island's First Settlers Were Former Slaves

In this episode of BC Was Awesome host Bob Kronbauer travels to Salt Spring Island and visits with Naidine Sims, a descendent of some of the first African-Americans to settle in British Columbia after escaping slavery down south. Naidine tells the Starks' harrowing tale, reflecting on her family's past and offering hope for the future. https://youtu.be/FMoiEWQ929U BC Was Awesome is a multiple Leo Award-nominated series documenting the sometimes offbeat stories of the history of British Columbia. It's a co-production of Vancouver Is Awesome and Artaban Productions. Sylvia Stark was born into slavery in Clay County, Missouri, in about 1839. She was the youngest of three children of Hannah and Howard Estes. As was the custom for those who were slaves, Howard took the name of his owner, Tom Estes. He lived apart from his wife and children who resided with another family, the Leopolds. Howard Estes bought himself and his family out of slavery at a cost of over $4000, an …
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Watch: 2019 Federal Election All Candidates Debate Video

Watch the video of the all candidates debate for the 2019 Federal Election hosted at Gulf Islands Secondary School (GISS) on October 16th, 2019. Saanich—Gulf Islands is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988. It is named for its geographical location across the Gulf Islands and Saanich Peninsula in the Vancouver Island region. Major party candidates for the riding are Elizabeth May, Green Party, Ryan Windsor, Liberal Party, David Busch, Conservative Party, Sabina Singh, New Democratic Party and Ron Broda, People's Party of Canada https://youtu.be/rKsa7ANxkWo
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Homeless Shelter to Open Year Round on Salt Spring Island

People experiencing homelessness on Salt Spring Island will have year-round access to shelter and services, following funding from the Province to extend operations. “People experiencing homelessness on Salt Spring deserve to have a safe, warm place to go year-round,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “We are so thankful for our community partners on the island who are working with us to deliver the services people need. This type of partnership is what Homelessness Action Week is all about.” Starting Nov. 1, 2019, the shelter operated by Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) will be open all year, providing people with a warm, safe space to sleep. Located at 268 Fulford-Ganges Rd., the shelter provides 30 overnight beds, access to laundry and showers and two meals a day for shelter guests. The shelter will be open overnight from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. Staff will remain on-site in the morning to connect guests with community resources. …
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100 Men Who Care Raise $10,500 for Greenwoods Eldercare Society

100 Men Who Care Salt Spring Island are a group of men who care about their community and want to make an immediate and direct impact with their giving. Three times a year, they meet for one hour to learn about the great work being done by three local registered charities based on the island. By secret ballot, they vote for one of the three member-nominated charities, and the one with the most votes gets a $100 donation from each member. In their inaugural meeting this evening, the men who gathered raised $10,500 for the Greenwoods Eldercare Society with funds earmarked for a family communications room where residents can connect with families via video conference. Over eighty men of the 105 members gathered tonight at the Harbour House Hotel to select a local charity to support. The randomly selected nominations were from Greenwoods Elder Care, The Salt Spring Island Rowing Club, and the Salt Spring Island Soccer Association. In a close vote, Greenwoods Elder Care gained…
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