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An attachment-based program to support parents and caregivers of pre-teens and teens. CONNECT addresses the changes & challenges, and helps to keep this relationship strong […]

September 22, 2017


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 […]

September 18, 2017


Recycling Service on Saltspring

I am looking for a recycling service on Saltspring that will pick up weekly or bi-weekly. Please let me know if there is such a […]

September 18, 2017


Get a Headstart on Helping Operation Tracks...

Did you know that you can help some of our deserving developmentally disabled athletes every time you return your items to the Return-It Depot in […]

September 15, 2017


Volunteers needed!

It’s fall and learners are coming in… …volunteers needed for several of our programs: Adult tutoring: help adults with ESL or English coursework One-To-One Reading: […]

September 13, 2017
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Drywall disposal?

Can somebody tell me who the drywall disposal outfit was that had a listing a few weeks ago? Thanks.

September 13, 2017


Uncle Danu’s Guide to Incorporation: ...

Hello Salt Spring! Before I begin, may I invite ALL of you to a YPOF-sponsored event called ‘Strength in Diversity: Unity Potluck For SSI Incorporation.’ […]

September 8, 2017


Emergency First Aid class Sept 15

Island Marine Construction Services Ltd has arranged for First Aid upgrading for our employees. An instructor from St.John Ambulance is scheduled to come to SSI […]

September 7, 2017

New update for Baking Section Fall Fair

New Fun Classes for Youth have been added to the Baking Section at the Fall Fair. Cake Pops, sausage roll, Quiche. etc There will be […]

September 5, 2017


Salt Spring Island Cancer Support Group

This general cancer support group has been meeting once per month since last October. At this point, the group is relatively small, with most members […]

September 2, 2017
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What we do •We train to be able to respond to marine emergencies •We train with local first responders so we can help our fellow […]

August 30, 2017


Tent Canopy needed

The Salt Spring National Art Prize Opening Gala is in need of the loan of a canopy/tent similar to the typical market stalls. Needed for […]

August 29, 2017
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Donations Drop-off for the Giant Book Sale ...

Tuesday, August 29 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Country Grocer Parking Lot Thank you for your good-quality donations of books and jewelry for our November […]

August 29, 2017

Annual General Meeting

Salt Spring and Southern Gulf Islands Community Service Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 4:00 pm Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Community Gospel Church 147 Vesuvius Bay Road […]

August 28, 2017
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Local Stories

  • Salt Spring Reads: The Consequence of Me...

    by on September 19, 2017 - Comments

    Salt Spring Reads is an online book club/review. For this column I try to find books that you might love to discover, books with a Salt Spring connection. Reviewed books are available at the Salt Spring Library and in local bookstores. Feel free to share your comments to discuss this book online with others. The Consequence […]

  • Your Country Grocer Receipts at Work in ...

    by on September 18, 2017 - Comments

    A total of 148 local groups benefit from Country Grocer’s Save-A-Tape program, which totals about $100,000 year! Save-A-Tape began with GVM back in 1993. The program allows shoppers to give 1% of the pre-tax total on their receipt to the organization of their choice. All you have to do is put your receipt in the […]

  • Video: 2017 Fall Fair Zucchini Racing

    by on September 18, 2017 - Comments

    What a wonderful weekend at the fall fair again this year. Thank you to all the organizers who did such a wonderful job creating a beautiful and fun fair for our island. Here are some highlights of the zucchini racing, just one of the great events of the weekend.

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    Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) 2...

    by on September 18, 2017 - Comments

    Featuring some of the Best New Work in Canada~ Known internationally as Canada’s premier arts colony, Salt Spring Island will host the Gala Opening of the 2017 SSNAP Finalists’ Exhibition on Friday, September 22 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) has built a national platform for Canadian visual artists and is fast becoming the largest, […]

  • Try the Earthquake Simulator This Weeken...

    by on September 14, 2017 - Comments

    Experience something completely different during this Fall Fair weekend. On Saturday, stop by the Ganges Fire Hall between 9am and 4pm and step into a portable earthquake simulator ― the Shake Zone! Discover what a magnitude 8.0 earthquake feels like while you’re in a safe, controlled environment. The Shake Zone ― owned by the Insurance […]

  • Salt Spring Literacy Celebrates 10th Ann...

    by on September 13, 2017 - Comments

    On Friday, September 8, Salt Spring Literacy hosted a celebration because it had three reasons to celebrate: its tenth anniversary as a society; International Literacy Day; and its new premises on Rainbow Road, next to the OutSpokin Bike Shop on Rainbow Road. Cake, snacks, and refreshments were served while Literacy staff and board members gave […]

  • Trust Council Chair Congratulates Salt S...

    by on September 11, 2017 - Comments

    Peter Luckham, Chair of Islands Trust Council, made the following statement regarding the decision of the September 9, 2017 referendum with preliminary results showing 62 per cent voted against Salt Spring Island incorporating into a municipality. “The Islands Trust Council congratulates the community of Salt Spring Island for exercising its democratic right on September 9, […]

  • Incorporation: Adam Olsen Responds to Sa...

    by on September 11, 2017 - Comments

    Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, issued the following statement in regards to the outcome of Salt Spring’s Incorporation Vote. Salt Spring Island voted against incorporating as an island municipality this past weekend. “Over the past couple of years Salt Spring Islanders have been discussing how their community is governed. It has […]

  • Incorporation: Wayne McIntyre Post Refer...

    by on September 10, 2017 - Comments

    The incorporation referendum is now over, complete with a clear community “no” decision on the option to incorporate. It is now time to recognize and thank many who have been involved: The Provincial Government, through the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development (now the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing) not only provided financial […]

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