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Photo of the Day: Wink the Snowman

    Photos & Videos    February 10, 2014

Well the forecasters were right, we got some snow mixed with freezing rain. It’s melting fast, but the roads are still a bit slick here on Family Day. Here is our photo of the day. ‘Wink’ the snow man.

Photo of the Week: Contemplate

    Photos & Videos    January 16, 2014

Salt Spring Island photo of the week: Contemplate. Photographed by Christopher Roy looking North into Sansum Narrows from the Skeena Queen.

Photo of the Week: Salt Spring Sunrise

    Photos & Videos    December 26, 2013

Photo of the week this week is a cool morning sunrise taken from the Vesuvius-Crofton Ferry crossing. Gorgeous!

People Profile: Celeste Mallett Jason

    People & Places, People Profiles, Photos & Videos    December 19, 2013

Community People Profiles is a series on the Salt Spring Exchange featuring local personalities on our dynamic Gulf Island. Our People Profiles are short interviews with one answer questions to share with you a little about what each of the people we will feature are thinking about as they go about their lives living on […]

Photo of the Day: Morning Sunrise

    Photos & Videos    December 16, 2013

The sunrise this morning.

Video: December Sunrise

    Photos & Videos    December 4, 2013

Did you miss the sunrise this morning? Wow. Was it ever beautiful. Didn’t want you to miss it so here it is in all it’s simple, clear, cold morning beauty.

Photo of the Week: Red Sun

    Photos & Videos    November 28, 2013

Salt Spring Island and Gulf Islands photo of the week. Red Sun taken in Ganges Harbour, Tuesday, November 26th at 7:16 AM. Photo by Christopher Roy.

Video: Close Encounters with Humpback Whale

    Photos & Videos    November 27, 2013

Always amazing to see the wild beauty that lives in the waters around and near our island. This is footage from a whale watching charter filmed by one of the passengers in Haro Strait just off San Juan Island, one of the sister islands of Salt Spring Island.

Video: Dolphin Superpod in Strait of Georgia

    Photos & Videos    November 4, 2013

This is incredible. Footage of a pod of dolphins captured by a passenger on the Queen of Nanaimo. As of this publishing the Queen is still out of service after the high-wind damage incident.

Video: Fall Fair Zucchini Racing

    Photos & Videos    September 15, 2013

There is so much to see and do at the Salt Spring Island fall fair, but undoubtedly the zucchini racing is one of the big draws. Running on the on new 3 lane track, and for the first time featuring a water pond ending, the racing didn’t disappoint. Big crowd, big fun, great times. Thank […]

Video: Orca Pod in Active Pass

    Photos & Videos    August 28, 2013

Wow. Not exactly Salt Spring Island, but close enough. Here is a pod of orcas filmed in Active Pass off the shores of Galiano Island. The spot is not far from InTheBluff and the Galiano Inn & Spa.

Video: Story of the Tree House Café

    Photos & Videos    August 15, 2013

Great piece on the story, the fun and vibe at our very own Salt Spring Island Tree House Café.

Crash and Accidents Map

    Photos & Videos    August 2, 2013

Ever wonder where the most crashes and accidents happen on Salt Spring? Well now you can see it. We’ve pulled together data provided by ICBC to map out all the reported to ICBC accidents that occurred on Salt Spring Island over the last three years so you can visually see the spots where the accidents […]

Video: The Crowd Goes Wild at Imaginelle

    Photos & Videos    July 5, 2013

Well that was amazing. Imaginelle, and its 70 person cast closing out an evening of dance, music and adventure brought the house down at ArtSpring last night. Imaginelle has one more sold out showing tonight but here is what the last minute of the evening looked like at the end of the show to give […]

Video: Salt Spring Saturday Market

    Photos & Videos    July 4, 2013

Come for a visit to Salt Spring Island’s Saturday market. Meet some of the great people of the island who make the market happen.

Video Tutorials: Edit + Delete Listings and Adding Calendar Events

    Photos & Videos    July 3, 2013

As we expand the features and services of the Exchange to support the 8,500+ of you who use the site each week, we have begun publishing some updated video tutorials on key features that we get the most questions about. All of the video tutorials are in our online guide, which is the first place […]

Video: Taking a Ride on ‘The Scholarship’

    Photos & Videos    June 24, 2013

Ever wonder how the kids from Mayne, Galiano and Pender get to school on Salt Spring Island? Take a ride on the ‘The Scholarship’. It was a great ride that day, I was on the Scholarship too for a trip to Galiano to attend a conference. It’s a great way to get between the islands […]

Photos: Kilaya Singh Celebration of Life

    Photos & Videos    June 24, 2013

Photos from last night’s Kilaya Singh celebration of life.            

Video: Super Heroes Singing for the Abattoir

    Photos & Videos    May 6, 2013

Valdy, Captain Apple and other Salt Spring super heros singing for the abattoir at Ruckle Park Farm days.

Video: BC Elections All Candidates Debate

    Photos & Videos    May 3, 2013

Did you miss the BC Elections all candidates? Watch the key parts of the debate with video produced by Scott Simmons.

Video: Lt Travis Guedes Memorial Procession

    Photos & Videos    April 29, 2013

Brother Lt. Travis Guedes of Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue and IAFF Local 4467, 35, was diagnosed with Brain Cancer in November, 2012. Unfortunately, after a courageous battle with the illness, he passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Here is video of the procession from this past Sunday’s service.

Photos: Salt Spring Roller Derby

    Photos & Videos    April 29, 2013

The Committed, Salt Spring Island’s roller derby team, rocked home turf on Saturday playing against the Harbor City Rollers. Here are some photos for you to enjoy. Photos by Billie Woods.

Video: Frogs Singing to the Moon

    Photos & Videos    April 25, 2013

Here on the Exchange we mostly share beautiful photos and videos of our fair island taken during the day. Shooting photos and video at night often doesn’t highlight the character of the experience, but we would be remis not to share at least a little of the drama that happens here after dark, especially at […]

Video: Ruckle Park Lambs

    Photos & Videos    April 21, 2013

Just a bunch of beautiful lambs in April, in beautiful Ruckle Provincial Park, on beautiful Salt Spring Island, BC. Video by Rachel McLaughlin.

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