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About Andrea Palframan

  • Member Since: January 14, 2010

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BBQ + Slideshow: This is What a Spill Looks...

Sept 1st at Fulford Hall. Get tickets to BBQ at Salt Spring Books. Come enjoy a wild seafood feast (with lots of veggie options including […]

August 29, 2017

Water, water—everywhere?

    Health & Wellness, News & Events    July 23, 2015

Sitting down with Ken Marr in the middle of the summer isn’t the easiest proposition. It’s high season for building projects on the island. As the shop has become a supplier for irrigation and rainwater collection equipment, it’s also the time when homeowners and businesses are making plans so they don’t get left high and […]

Saturday Market vendors of Salt Spring Team up to Raise $1500

    People & Places    June 19, 2015

On July 13th on Salt Spring Island, artists, farmers and food vendors got together to raise nearly $1500 for Pull Together. This was amazing work by people who already work amazingly hard. Special shout out to the Raging Grannies who gave us $100 and belted out some anti-pipeline anthems! Here are some great photos from the […]

Video: Reckoning with Reconciliation – The fight to Save Grace

    News & Events    August 21, 2014

A stone’s throw from the bustling marinas of Salt Spring Island lies Grace Islet. Blazing with camas flowers, the islet has been protected as a cemetery by indigenous grave keepers for centuries. How does the BC government relate to such traditions? By allowing a luxury house to be built directly overtop of the burial cairns […]

Community News

  • Islanders Join Global Women’s Marc...

    by on 10 hours ago

    If you were in downtown Ganges on the afternoon of Saturday, January 22, you may have seen a lot of pink hats. People in cities and towns across Canada and the United States and around the globe came together in solidarity with women who demonstrated in Washington on the same date. In Canada alone, tens […]

  • Salt Spring Island Lions Club Commemorat...

    by on 10 hours ago

    Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) has received a donation of $150,000 from the Salt Spring Island Lions Club towards the construction of a family bike park. The donation is made to the Salt Spring community in celebration of the club’s 60th anniversary. The Salt Spring Island Lions Club has a history of […]

  • Spring Is Coming – Seeds, Yams, Pr...

    by on January 22, 2018

    With the gardening season arriving quickly (yay!), it is time to sort out our seed collections, decide what to buy and check seed suppliers for new varieties: Germination test: If you are wondering whether seeds in old packets are still good, you can check with a quick germination test: Count out 20 seeds if you […]

  • Video: Discover Yourself on Salt Spring ...

    by on January 22, 2018

    Discover yourself on Salt Spring Island! We have so much to share from music to arts, farm to table bounty, ocean adventures, connection to nature and wellness. When can you get here?          

  • What Was That Big Rumbling Tonight?

    by on January 17, 2018

    Did you hear the heavy rumbling and shaking tonight around 7:35 PM? At first we though it might be an earthquake. We could hear it first but also feel it even though there was nothing shaking. Then thought maybe it was testing at the Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges (CFMETR) in Nanoose Bay. […]

  • Is Big Brother Watching you?

    by on January 17, 2018

    Governments hold an increasing amount of your electronic information. So too do private companies. Who exactly has access to your information, and what are they allowed to do with it? What is the state of Canadian law regarding online surveillance and data-sharing? Are our privacy laws out of date? What can we do to protect […]

  • Fire News: Do You Know Enough About Your...

    by on January 17, 2018

    Would you like to know more? Come to the Lions Hall on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. to get answers to your questions. With the exception of a brief introduction, the evening will be yours. You can ask your questions from the floor or submit them in writing. Either way, Trustees […]

  • Fire News: Chief’s December 2017 R...

    by on January 15, 2018

    SSIFR responded to 63 Incidents for the month of December. The final statistics for 2017 ended the year with 701 calls for assistance, making 2017 the district’s 3rd busiest year in Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue history. Operations Update SSIFR finished off the year with a response-heavy December due to an increase in weather related […]

  • Martin ‘Buck’ Vandenberg Mak...

    by on January 13, 2018

    This is our story and why I need your help. Heather and I took our son in to the hospital with the intention of signing our son in for mental health issues chest pain, lack of sleep and hearing multiple voices in his head. It got really bad so we took him to the hospital. […]

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