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20% OFF IN THE GROCERY DEPT. TUESDAY MARCH 19 Get 20% off each weekday this week in a different department. Check the Country Grocer SSI, […]

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Super Tuesday at Country Grocer!

Super Tuesday at Country Grocer!

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Spring Customer Appreciation Sale – M...

Spring Customer Appreciation Sale – March 17-24 Get Spring off to a great start with lots of great bargains at Country Grocer SSI between March […]

March 14, 2019
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Closing today at 2pm

Today, Island savings banking and insurance, will be closing early at 2pm so staff can travel to an off island company event. We apologize for […]

March 14, 2019

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Customer Appreciation Sale – Starts t...

Spring Customer Appreciation Sale from Sunday, March 17 to Sunday, March 24. 8 days of great savings at Country Grocer!

March 14, 2019
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Shoppers’ Favs in Fresh Cut Fruit and...

SHOP TALK – Shoppers’ Favs in Fresh Cut Fruit and Veggies! Shoppers talk about what they like at the Fresh Fruit Cut Veggies section.  Three […]

March 11, 2019
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Second Chance Bursary – $3,000 – available for 2019 from Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW Salt Spring Island) Are you: A woman returning to […]

March 7, 2019
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Salt Spring Island Foundation Announces Spr...

The Salt Spring Island Foundation is now accepting spring grant applications. This year, as well as supporting our regular granting priorities, we have additional funds […]

March 5, 2019

Road closure – Fulford-Ganges near Bu...

ROAD CLOSURE – 9:10 AM Friday, March 1st, 2019 UPDATE: Opening scheduled for 10:15 am March 1 MAINROAD has advised us of an accident at […]

March 1, 2019

Road Delays – Beaver Point Road ̵...

Road Delays – Beaver Point Road – Feb 28, 2019 2:50 pm Road delays on Beaver Point Road, 500 block area, from March 4 – […]

February 28, 2019
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March 1, 2019 On March 1, between the hours of 9 am and 2pm, the Capital Regional District (CRD) will be undertaking necessary watermain repair […]

February 27, 2019

Celebration with the fresh cut fruit and ve...

Our Fresh Cut Fruit and Veggie Department is celebrating its 1st Anniversary. Wendy, Barb and Meghan of the Fresh Cut Fruit & Veggies Dept. are […]

February 25, 2019

1st Anniversary Fresh Cut Fruit & Vegg...

Wendy, Barb and Meghan of the Fresh Cut Fruit & Veggies Dept. are celebrating the 1st Anniversary of providing the convenience of having healthy fruits […]

February 25, 2019

Wind Warning – Feb 25, 2019 6:30 am

Wind Warning – Feb 25, 2019 6:30 am Wind warning issued for: Greater Victoria, B.C. (081600) Southern Gulf Islands, B.C. (082800) Current details: Strong winds […]

February 25, 2019

Beddis Boil Water Discontinued – Feb ...

Beddis Water Boil Advisory Discontinued – Feb 21, 2019 5:00 pm Attention Beddis Water Service Area Customers in this water service area are advised that […]

February 21, 2019
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Maliview Sanitary Services Repair

Maliview sewer service requires replacement of the land portion of the sewer treatment plant outfall pipe and repairs to the gravity sewer collection. The outfall […]

February 19, 2019

Salt Spring Elementary Open House – ...

Salt Spring Elementary Open House Tuesday February 19th 1:30pm – 2:30pm It’s registration month in SD64. Come and explore the variety of learning opportunities that […]

February 18, 2019


BEDDIS WATER SYSTEM – BOIL WATER ADVISORY – Feb 17, 2019 8:45 pm CRD Public Alert Notification System has an important emergency message: Attention Beddis […]

February 18, 2019

Warnings and Preparedness – Feb 16, 2...

Warnings and Preparedness – Feb 16, 2019 9:40 am WARNINGS Ditches and Snow Banks – Stay out of the ditches and snowbanks at the sides […]

February 16, 2019

AGM postponed to Tue Mar 19

Due to the difficulties with weather conditions, the AGM of the Farmers’ Institute will be postponed until Tues March 19 at 730pm Guest speakers will […]

February 16, 2019
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Valentine’s Day Bouquet Contest Winne...

While shopping at Country Grocer SSI on February 14th, Claudia Clarke came upon our Valentines Sloth hidden in Aisle 7 and won a beautiful Valentines […]

February 15, 2019

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  • Forum: Human Rights, Evidence for Hope?

    by on 21 hours ago

    We live in a world where horrific human rights violations occur, like the recent mass shootings of 50 Muslim worshippers in two Christchurch mosques. This is a world where several countries sentence LGBTQ individuals to death, China has detained over a million Uyghur Muslims, and Canada arrests First Nations people for peacefully trying to protect […]

  • Salt Spring Island Centennial Park Playg...

    by on 22 hours ago

    Salt Spring Island Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) has adopted a 20 year Master Plan to prioritize infrastructure investments for Centennial Park. With site assessments and central drainage complete, and the washroom facility anticipated to be finished in a few weeks, planning can begin to replace the playground. This much needed replacement project was made […]

  • Pipeline Activism: Thoughts On My Trial,...

    by on 23 hours ago

    I’m back from the rabbit hole of court – the B.C. Supreme Court, in downtown Vancouver. Last fall, I spent five days there, self-representing my not guilty plea, after arrest for protesting on March 23rd in front of Texas oil-giant Kinder Morgan’s tank farm in Burnaby, now Trans Mountain Canada, owned by all Canadians. Three […]

  • Building a Tiny Home Community for the U...

    by on March 15, 2019

    “A community safely housed.  A path to stability.  A better quality of life”  Housing forms the building blocks of a community. The recent housing crisis has illustrated exactly how important stable housing is to the solidity of our island. When people don’t have secure housing, their work, school, family life, and even the community suffer. […]

  • 100+ Women Who Care Raise $17,000 in Und...

    by on March 13, 2019

    On the evening of Tuesday, March 5, 100+ Women Who Care Salt Spring held its second meeting. Prior to this meeting, members had nominated 18 local charities. Members randomly drew three of the nominees during this meeting: Greenwoods Eldercare Society, Salt Spring Therapeutic Riding Association, and Island Pathways. Members heard a compelling presentation for each […]

  • Island Health Assumes Responsibility for...

    by on March 13, 2019

    Island Health will be assuming responsibility for publicly funded home support service delivery on Southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands this fall to ensure a consistent approach to implement government’s team-based primary and community care model across the health authority. Home support helps people live independently in their home and be safe. For clients […]

  • NASA Astronaut Lands on Salt Spring: Fri...

    by on March 11, 2019

    From space tourism to settlements on Mars, what is humanity’s future in space? How dangerous is space travel to human health? What benefits do we obtain from space research? Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor returned to Earth from the International Space Station in December—after 197 days in space. On Friday, March 15th at 7:30 PM at ArtSpring, […]

  • The Making of Heroes: Gulf Islands Fire/...

    by on March 11, 2019

    Pender Island Fire/Rescue, in association with Salt Spring Island Fire/Rescue and other partners in emergency response including the RCMP and BC Ambulance Service, will be guiding 25 courageous youths through an intense boot camp of hands-on fire/rescue training from March 18 to 23, 2019. Following a record number of applications, this year’s successful cadets (ages […]

  • Citizen Science Project on Salt Spring: ...

    by on March 7, 2019

    This month, participants are flocking to a free training in butterfly citizen science led by entomologist Linda Gilkeson, PhD, and hosted by the Salt Spring Island Conservancy. Trainees will learn how to identify and count butterflies from Linda and how to take photos of butterflies from Simon Henson, as a way to aid in identification. […]

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