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Found prescription shades.

We found these prescription sunglasses on the road between Central and Stark.

7 hours ago


Free Computer Help Wednesdays. – Mak...

Want help using your computer or phone? Have questions you want answered? We have friendly, patient volunteer tutors who can help! Come in to get […]

August 8, 2018


Meals on Wheels

MEALS ON WHEELS Delivering more than hot meals! Did you know? MEALS ON WHEELS is a recognized meal provider with the Department of Veterans Affairs. […]

August 6, 2018
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Emergency Notifications

HOW WILL YOU KNOW? Will you need to evacuate? When? Where? How? As a POD Leader on Salt Spring, one of my biggest concerns is […]

August 6, 2018


Al-Anon Meeting Salt Spring Island

Support and help if you are being affected by the drinking of a friend or family member. Al-Anon meets on Thursdays 12-1 pm. 135 Drake […]

August 6, 2018

Cancer Support Group

Our cancer support group meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Wellness Centre at !:00. It is a drop in to talk […]

July 31, 2018

THE ROOT is under construction

THE ROOT, a new local food facility, is now under construction and we are continuing our fundraising. Please see our booth at the Tuesday market. […]

July 30, 2018
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Campaign gathering steam!

In June, Gulf Islands Community Radio launched a subscription program to keep our islandsradio.ca studio running and help fund our CRTC application. As we head […]

July 30, 2018


Care Services for Seniors and people with D...

I have over 7 years experience working with seniors and people with disability in Victoria. My services include preparing meals, shopping, bed-making, house cleaning, doing […]

July 27, 2018
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Book & Jewellery Drop-off Day August 2...

Bring your good-quality donations of books and jewellery to Salt Spring Literacy’s Donation Drop-off Days on August 2 and the first Thursday of every month […]

July 25, 2018
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BC Education Grant Deadline

If you have a child born in 2007, 2008, or 2009, you have less than a month before the deadline passes (August 14) to get […]

July 18, 2018

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  • Alert: Fulford Harbour Boat Fire

    by on August 10, 2018

    It probably started around 12:15 and was out with the boat totally destroyed by about 12:45. Coast Guard and lots of other vessels on hand. Didn’t see the initial fire so don’t know if there was an explosion or not. Of course, have no idea if the occupants got to safety but likely they did […]

  • Salt Spring Chamber – Green Touris...

    by on August 9, 2018

    The Salt Spring Chamber of Commerce has again been recognized and re-accredited by Green Tourism Canada. We become Canada’s first Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre to become accredited members of Green Tourism Canada in 2016. Our “silver” re-accreditation was made official on August 3rd, 2018. We are proud to be working within this program […]

  • Sow Spinach and Greens; Pests and Proble...

    by on August 9, 2018

    Yesterday should have been “Spinach Day” in my garden, but it is far too hot to attempt to sow anything right now. I have had good results sowing spinach as late as the middle of August so will wait to until it cools down in a couple of days to plant seeds. The forecast for […]

  • Temporary Wastewater Bypass for Ganges W...

    by on August 9, 2018

    The Capital Regional District (CRD) is currently upgrading the wastewater treatment plant in Ganges Village on Salt Spring Island and in order to complete the work a wastewater bypass is required between August 16 and August 28, 2018. During this time, wastewater will receive preliminary treatment only (solids screening) and then bypass the normal treatment process […]

  • Indefatigable Old Boys Awards Ceremony

    by on August 8, 2018

    The Old Boys celebrated their 2017/2018 season with the Annual Awards Ceremony at the Tweedle residence on August 4th. This years Awards Ceremony had been held back due to the absence of stalwart Head Statistician, Columnist, and Sausage Roll connoisseur Fraser Hope while on his sojourns back to bonnie Scotland. Quite what Hope was up […]

  • Salt Spring Makes the Cover of the Vanco...

    by on August 8, 2018

    Salt Spring makes the cover of the Vancouver Sun – but not for a good reason The severity of Salt Spring’s housing crisis is well known by the many hundreds who are directly affected, and by a few hundred more like me who know people who are. But as of yesterday, tens of thousands across […]

  • Fire News: Close Call, On Alert, Lessons...

    by on August 8, 2018

    (Humanity) is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in (us) can be wrought by crisis – once that crisis can be recognized and understood. Norman Cousins Glimpsing backwards to discover patterns of adaption For those of us who have gone through hardships in the past, this week we woke up once again to the need […]

  • Video and Photos: New Bike Park Opens to...

    by on August 6, 2018

    After years of consultation, planning, design and community engagement The Salt Spring Lions Commemorative Bike Park opened today with a big turn out from the community. Dozens of families, bikes in tow, joined the project sponsors, managers and supporters in the opening of the island’s first bike park. The family bike park is a dirt […]

  • Fire News: Chief’s Response Report – 201...

    by on August 3, 2018

    Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue responded to 60 Incidents in June 2018. These were: Twenty (20) medical emergencies, One (1) structure fire, Five (5) motor vehicle incidents (MVIs), Eight (8) calls for assistance, Two (2) BC Hydro incidents – one fire and one tree on lines, Thirteen (13) open burns, One (1) animal rescue, Two […]

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