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Stolen Futon Frame

One day this past week two men were seen removing without permission (aka stealing) a Futon Frame from a driveway at 140 Lee Road. I […]

17 hours ago

Thank you Ken F.

A big thank you to Ken F. for advertising the finding of my favourite ukelele and to Salt Spring Exchange for a wonderful service.

March 22, 2019


Just a call out to thriftys staff for being super helpful respectful and efficient,especially the deli staff, thankyou I it makes a difference

March 19, 2019


Roses and more Roses….

A million roses to Tanice, for giving her husband’s ticket for the Comic Strippers to my friend! I hope his ankle heels soon. Thankyou Again!

March 18, 2019
Hit and run pic Mar 16 2019

Home Show Hit & Run

Anyone seeing or hearing a vehicle bump into my car, or have trouble sleeping tonight riddled with guilt, please call me with details on how […]

March 16, 2019
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Roses to Local Hero – Rescues Cat

Hello Community! We want to acknowledge a local hero who rescued a cat and others who reached out with care and concern. This is the […]

March 8, 2019

RE: Salt Spring Island Artisanal ‘Windstorm...

According to a local supplier of cord wood, despite the glut of trees from our February wind storm, the price will not come down. In […]

March 7, 2019

Kari Kitt

I want to thank Kari for adding so much to this community through her hard work at our local abattoir over the last two years […]

March 6, 2019

island getting trash by despicable individu...

There’s no hope for humanity, people are disgusting and it seem to get worse with time not better. This island is not the paradise portrait […]

March 5, 2019


Grind house coffee ground to a halt

IT,s my understanding that GRindhouse Coffee is no more due to the increase in rent by the Fulford Hall Committee. Uping the rent for a […]

March 3, 2019
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To whomever hit my black Volkswagen Jetta between Wednesday and Saturday and smashed the front of it maybe you should have had the decency to […]

March 3, 2019

Thank you for all you give

The lions would like to thank Moby’s for their generous donation to our garage sale. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all […]

February 26, 2019


RANT! Dog Pooh……

Please pick up after your Dog! People with compromised immune systems should NOT be around Dog feces! Human diseases transmitted by dog poop Campylobacteriosis symptoms […]

February 26, 2019
flowa powa


FLOWERS to Saera Burns for helping me get the Brown Blobs out of my head, and to Shamana Ali for giving me a ride and […]

February 23, 2019

Rant to Talkers during the movie…

To those who feel compelled and privileged to make comments, and discuss a movie during the showing…please notice that your fellow film goers are quietly […]

February 23, 2019
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  • Islands Trust Council Makes Reconciliati...

    by on March 19, 2019

    The Islands Trust Council acknowledges that the lands and waters that encompass the Islands Trust Area have been home to Indigenous peoples since time immemorial and honours the rich history, stewardship, and cultural heritage that embody this place we all call home. The Islands Trust Council is committed to establishing and maintaining mutually respectful relationships […]

  • BC Ferries Reveals 25-year Vision for Sw...

    by on March 19, 2019

    Community input used to shape long-term plan – BC Ferries released the Swartz Bay Terminal Development Plan (TDP) today. The TDP outlines a long-term vision for the terminal’s future, and a phased approach for implementing the changes envisioned in the plan. BC Ferries employees will be at the terminal from April 10 to 13 to […]

  • Forum: Human Rights, Evidence for Hope?

    by on March 18, 2019

    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 March 18, 2019

    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 March 18, 2019

    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, […]

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