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Tree Climbing Training

Come experience life in the trees! Various workshops and introductory classes offered by a certified tree climbing trainer from May 23-28th. Visit treeclimbingcanada.ca or call […]

1 min ago


14 fibreglass Canoe

Good basic boat. Could use some paint tlc but ready to go. 2 paddles included. Enjoy the summer now.

3 mins ago



Vintage 5-drawer dresser. Dove-tailed drawers. Please call or email to arrange for pick-up.

3 mins ago


Wanted – Lawn Mower

The Little Red Schoolhouse is on the hunt for a lawn mower to call its own. Little Red’s needs are simple; and asks only that […]

3 mins ago

Need ride to Nanaimo

Hello was wondering if anyone would be going to Nanaimo this next Sunday the 26th of May. Have to much to carry on ferry by […]

3 mins ago


Lots of stuff at junk in the trunk sale

Lots of household, clothing and kids stuff for sale at my plot in the Junk in the Trunk sale tomorrow at Rainbow road pool 9-1. […]

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Wooden dresser

Well-made 4 drawer dresser, likely maple. Please call or email for pick-up.

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Night tables

Laminated night table with one drawer. Two to go … Please call or email to arrange for pick-up.

3 mins ago

Garage Sale – Held over

Sunday May 19th 9am-12pm Multi-Household Garage sale held over. Still lots of great deals left: kids stuff (clothes, shoes, boots, toys, books, Disney VHS) Photo […]

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Houseit / Petsit wanted

Ex-Salt Springer with good island refs seeks a housesit or petsit for June or part of June or first part of July. I have a […]

3 mins ago


Garage sale

Lots of women’s clothing, purses and wallets, books, knick knacks and kitchenware. Hope to see you there! Sunday and Monday 9 am to 3 pm.

11 hours ago


Women’s sneakers

Women’s Airwalk sneakers, size7. Never worn.

11 hours ago


Room, Apartment Suite, or Cabin Rental

Hi, my name is Tim. I would really like to adopt a dog this summer and I need to find a room, an apartment suite, […]

11 hours ago

20 an hour

26 year old fit male seeking ongoing summer...

Currently accepting work projects for ongoing basic labour jobs over the summer. Want to kick back this summer but have a ton of work to […]

11 hours ago


Bluetooth sound bar

Hipstreet HS-BTSB206. User manual.wall mount brackets.

11 hours ago


Short holiday House swap this summer? ̵...

Hello Salt Spring! My kids and I love coming to the island and are hoping to find a house swap this summer. We live in […]

13 hours ago


Axle stands

Stainless steel jacks,4000 lb. Capacity,

13 hours ago


Low upholstered bench

Low upholstered bench.11 inches tall. In good condition.

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Boss Super Octave OC-3

Boss Octave Pedal very good condition $120 firm

13 hours ago


Graphic occasional chair

Upholstered chair in good condition.

13 hours ago


Leather stool and craft table

Leather stool and adjustable height craft table. Legs telescope. Well used and shows some wear on table top. Lots of life left. Sold as pair.

13 hours ago



Cut to fireplace/woodstove length, mostly alder with some fir. Fill your pickup – easy access

13 hours ago
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CAHOOTS Outdoor Program Registration OPEN f...

Registration is now OPEN for the FALL 2019, Winter, and Spring 2020! CAHOOTS Outdoor Program offers inspiring nature-based programs for kids on Salt Spring Island. […]

13 hours ago


Sliding glass tub doors

Brand new sliding glass doors for standard tub. Purchased from Wayfair for 1100.00 but could not use. 60H by 58W with Chrome finish. Comes with […]

13 hours ago


Arrowback Chair

Arrowback chair, blond rubberwood, also known as hevea or Malaysian oak from the para rubber tree. Dense, straight grain hardwood – chair never used, like […]

13 hours ago


whales and dolphins stuffed animals

hi looking to buy any whale or dolphin stuffed animals

13 hours ago



Almost full!! Olympic Stain Stripper.

13 hours ago
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CAHOOTS Outdoor Program Registration OPEN f...

Registration is now OPEN for the FALL 2019, Winter, and Spring 2020! CAHOOTS Outdoor Program offers inspiring nature-based programs for kids on Salt Spring Island. […]

13 hours ago
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$10 at the door

Salty roller disco

Ready, set, and roll the night away this upcoming Saturday June 8th from 7:30-11:30 at the Fulford hall. Roller skate Victoria will be here to […]

16 hours ago
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Looking for a Cleaner!

We’re looking for a cleaner to come in every three weeks to help us keep our two-bedroom suite “spic and span.” The first session may […]

16 hours ago
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Tomato Starts Ready to go!

Our beautiful tomato starts are ready in 1 Gallon pots, $5/ea. 12 varieties, including heirlooms, paste and romas, beefsteak, and cherry varieties. Limited quantities. We […]

19 hours ago
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1999 MERCEDES BENZ SLK-CLASS 230 KOMPRESSOR HARDTOP CONVERTIBLE This unique two seater has a supercharged 2.3 L engine, 190 HP @5300 RPM, with a 5 […]

21 hours ago
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Electrician for hire – Journeyman with FSR ...

Experienced journeyman electrician with FSR Class B certification available for installations, service, repairs and inspections. Great references. Call between 8-5 Monday to Friday or email […]

21 hours ago
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An Evening of Mary Oliver’s Poetry

On Tuesday, May 21st, from 7pm-8:30pm, as part of an ongoing series, Star of the Sea Centre for Spiritual Living and Practice is offering an […]

21 hours ago
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$200 per week

Kreative Kids summer camps 2019

Kreative Kids Art Camps are back for their 7th season. These camps offer fun, learning and exploration in a wide variety of artistic mediums for […]

21 hours ago
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Quality Furniture for Sale

We are downsizing and are offering numerous pieces of quality furniture and some antiques. Contents of living / dining room and much more. To name […]

21 hours ago
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Full time position

Island Return It Saltspring is currently looking to add to our family. We are looking for a reliable, hard working, individual with a passion for […]

24 hours ago
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Spot to park my scooter near Ganges?

Hi, name name is Zee and I own a cabin on island, but I don’t own a car! I do, however,own a scooter I use […]

May 18, 2019
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Get paid to recycle

CUSTOMER SERVICE/RECYCLING REPRESENTATIVE Looking for a high-energy, positive work environment with great coworkers and great perks? Island Return It is looking for a Customer Service/Recycling […]

May 18, 2019
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Lost Ford keys

A set of Ford keys with a green frog keychain (similar to picture) were dropped somewhere between Uptown and downtown Ganges. Please call or email […]

May 17, 2019
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Great Garden Photography

Calling all gardeners! We work so hard to get our farms and gardens beautiful and productive and we should be capturing that beauty to either […]

May 17, 2019
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Permanent and Summer Temp Cycle Counter

Our Salt Spring Island location is currently seeking a highly motivated and customer-focused individual for the position of Inventory Cycle Counter. The Inventory Cycle Counter […]

May 17, 2019
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CAMP WILDWOODVILLE (a kids’ town!)

CAMP WILDWOODVILLE In this popular course kids run their own town, learning a lot along the way, from managing their money, making change, the practicalities […]

May 17, 2019
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Now hiring

Offering the best views on the island!! We have a full season of bookings right into next spring and are looking to add another great […]

May 17, 2019
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Continuous gutters

Now offering custom corners cut onsite to any angle. No more sleeves, leaking corners or sloppy joints We run your new continuous gutter system out […]

May 17, 2019
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Donate to Treasure Fair!

If you have something you or someone else would consider a treasure, and you’re willing to part with it, we would gratefully add it to […]

May 17, 2019
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Basil’s Pizza Open Summer Hours ̵...

It’s almost summer and Basil’s has new longer hours! We’ll be open from 4pm – 8pm every evening from Wednesday through Saturday. (Closed Sunday, Monday […]

May 17, 2019
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$$ + tips

Now Hiring – Apply today!

Looking to fill the following positions: Server, dishwasher, door host, line cook, prep cook Here is a great opportunity to join our team! Looking for […]

May 17, 2019
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Himalayan Blue Poppies

Three year old Blue poppies in bud or bloom

May 17, 2019

Video: Country Grocer is Hiring!

Darby, Greg, and Tah work in different parts of Country Grocer SSI and they’re all happy to work there. With benefits like 20% off groceries […]

May 17, 2019
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The End of Ice – an evening with Dahr...

Dahr Jamail, journalist and author, has travelled the world to witness the effects of climate change first-hand, and will be speaking on Salt Spring on […]

May 17, 2019
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Your local butcher shop ~ In house made artisan sausage from local lamb, mutton, pork and turkey ~ Chorizo, Greek, Bratwurst, Hot Italian, Mild Italian, […]

May 17, 2019
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Adventure Charters

Now open for business! We are offering an introductory special for the month of May. Come experience our beautiful islands from the water! With hundreds […]

May 16, 2019
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Seaside Treasures Book Launch

Join in celebrating Sarah Grindler’s Children’s Picture Book: Seaside Treasures (A Guidebook for Little Beachcombers) published by Nimbus Publishing. This book inspires young readers to […]

May 16, 2019

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  • Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue Respond t...

    by on May 17, 2019

    Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue responded to an early morning structure fire in the 100 blk of Thomas Road. The initial call came in at 04:37 and crews completed the scene at 08:00. 25 Firefighters responded with 19 on scene; 4 fire trucks and 3 support vehicles along with BC Ambulance and BC Hydro. On […]

  • $1.5 Million Approved for First Stage of...

    by on May 16, 2019

    The Lady Minto Hospital Foundation has approved $1.5 million in initial funding for the proposed Lady Minto Hospital Emergency Department expansion and redevelopment project. Members of the Hospital Foundation voted at a special general meeting May 16, 2019 to fund the proposed project’s schematic design and design development stages, “This is an important step forward […]

  • Increasing Cost of Fuel Leads BC Ferries...

    by on May 16, 2019

    BC Ferries is advising customers that due to current fuel market conditions, the company will implement a fuel surcharge of 1.5 per cent on June 1. BC Ferries closely monitors the cost of fuel and applies a rebate or surcharge, or neither, under a regulatory process that is independent of fares. Here is an example […]

  • Growing Community Concern about Legion R...

    by on May 15, 2019

    A week before the April 30th Salt Spring Local Trust Committee meeting, islanders learned that a 144-foot tall Capital Region Emergency Service Telecommunications (CREST) radio tower was in the final stages of approval for construction at the Legion in Ganges, and that 4G and eventually 5G cellular antennas would likely be added to this tower. […]

  • History of the Salt Spring Island Golf C...

    by on May 14, 2019

    March 23, 1928, saw a public meeting at Mahon Hall. Thirty-three people attended with the intention of forming a golf club. With W.E. Scott in the chair, K. Butterfield undertook secretarial duties. It was announced that a committee which had been appointed by the Salt Spring Island Development Association had been exceedingly busy. ‘Barnsbury’, the […]

  • Extensive Vandalism to Local CRD Office ...

    by on May 12, 2019

    In the morning of May 12, 2019 the Salt Spring RCMP were notified that a number of the street-front windows in Ganges, including the CRD office on McPhillips Ave had been smashed.  Police attended and their investigation is ongoing.  No entry was gained to the office, and efforts are underway to repair the damage prior […]

  • People Profile: Marialyn and Tom Boekbin...

    by on May 9, 2019

    Community People Profiles on the Salt Spring Exchange feature local personalities on our island home. These profiles are short interviews that share with us a little about what each of these folks are thinking about as they go about their lives and work on Salt Spring Island. This profile features Marialyn and Tom Boekbinder from […]

  • Garden Heat Alert

    by on May 9, 2019

    Yesterday in many gardens in the region it was suddenly very warm, even hot for this time of year. More of the same is predicted for the next couple of days with inland gardens and those in the most protected sites possibly experiencing highs of 29oC (84oF) today and tomorrow so take steps this morning […]

  • See an Abandoned Boat? Please Say Someth...

    by on May 6, 2019

    Abandoned and neglected boats impact the health and safety of our shorelines, especially if fuel, chemicals or garbage are leaking into the marine environment. If you see a boat that looks abandoned, please let us know. Have a boat you no longer want? You’ve got a few options for disposal in the capital region: Donate […]

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