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Free Computer Help Wednesdays. – Mak...

Salt Spring Exchange Free Computer Help Wednesdays-Make an appt Want help using your computer or phone? Have questions you want answered? We have friendly, patient […]

November 21, 2017


Salt Spring Island Cancer Support Group

This general cancer support group has been meeting once per month for the past year. The group is relatively small, with most members not able […]

November 21, 2017


Al-Anon Meeting Salt Spring Island

Are you affected by someone’s drinking? There is support and help. Al-Anon! We meet on Thursdays 12-1 pm. 135 Drake Road, Annex behind Our Lady […]

November 18, 2017
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Meals on Wheels

MEALS ON WHEELS for seniors. Are you finding it increasingly more difficult to cook for yourself or your spouse? Are you recently out of hospital […]

November 13, 2017


Donate to Operation Trackshoes when you cas...

Did you know that, during his Holiday season, you can help Salt Spring’s team of deserving developmentally disabled athletes every time you cash in your […]

November 8, 2017
Ten Steps to Peace


Ten Steps to Peace

10 Things we can do to contribute to internal, interpersonal, community and organizational peace based on the principles of nonviolent communication. This will be the […]

November 5, 2017

Can you Help?

One of the many Copper Kettle programs we have is to supply seniors and other needy family’s with help gathering their winter fuel supply. We […]

November 4, 2017


ESL Tutor Workshop

ESL Tutor Workshop When: Monday, Nov. 6 Time:9-12 Where: Library Program Room Theme: Speaking & Listening Strategies For: Current tutors, those interested in joining us […]

November 3, 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 […]

November 2, 2017
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Local Stories

  • TV Donated Just in Time for Grey Cup

    by on 10 hours ago

    Today was a great day for Tom Woods and Branch #92 of the Royal Canadian Legion. A 65” high definition 4K Smart TV, still wrapped in its box, was delivered to the Legion by Country Grocer’s Community Relations team. The TV was a donation in honour of veterans for Remembrance Day and was a way […]

  • First Past the Post Referendum

    by on 17 hours ago

    The B.C. Government has introduced legislation to hold a referendum in the fall of 2018, which will ask British Columbians to decide whether B.C. should keep its current voting system (First Past the Post) or move to a system of Proportional Representation. Countries around the world use different voting systems to elect their representatives. How […]

  • Superintendent of SD64 Schools Resignati...

    by on November 23, 2017

    The Board of Education for School District No. 64 (Gulf Islands) wishes to announce that they have accepted the resignation of Superintendent of Schools Lisa Halstead effective August 1, 2018. In her letter of resignation, Ms. Halstead indicated that it is an honour to serve the students, staff, and communities of the Gulf Islands School […]

  • Large Selection of Raw Dog Food at Count...

    by on November 23, 2017

    Pet owners, have you noticed the upright freezer in the pet section of Country Grocer? This is a new addition specifically for raw pet food, brought in by customers’ requests. In the freezer, you’ll find brands such as Primal Pet Foods, JD Farms, Mega Dog Raw, and Bold Raw in various sizes, including trial packs. […]

  • Salt Spring Island Foundation Fall Grant...

    by on November 23, 2017

    The Salt Spring Island Foundation is pleased to announce over $100,000 in grants for local charities, including $50,000 in support of local affordable housing projects. Affordable housing is shown to be a critical need in Salt Spring’s 2017 VitalSigns® report. These grants would not be possible without the support of our many generous donors, who […]

  • Incorporation: Post Vote Reasons for Vot...

    by on November 21, 2017

    Reasons for Voting Positively No in the 2017 September 09 Salt Spring Island Incorporation Referendum ~ From late 2012 to 2017, Salt Spring Islanders engaged in two studies, first a Governance Review Study, then an Incorporation Study. Both explored the incorporated municipal model of governance in full, as it would apply to Salt Spring. Neither […]

  • Interactive Salt Spring Sea Level Rise M...

    by on November 14, 2017

    Scientists agree that human activity is heating the planet. But how quickly could sea level rise and what would that rise look like here on Salt Spring? This interactive map shows sea levels locked in by different amounts of carbon pollution, according to recent scientific research. If we burn enough fossil fuels to heat the planet by […]

  • Last Notes For Your Winter Garden

    by on November 13, 2017

    That recent cold snap was a surprise, with temperatures well below freezing and the first snowfall in some areas. If your winter veggies were not all mulched by then I doubt they came to harm as the soil was still relatively warm. In this warmer lull, however, do get the mulching done before temperatures drop […]

  • Cricket Protein at Country Grocer

    by on November 12, 2017

    Crickets are an old type of food for a new type of world. Earth is expected to be home to over 9 billion people by 2050, and currently, the bread basket of the United States is experiencing severe water shortages. Perhaps that knowledge has helped the idea of eating insects in North America gain some […]

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