Tuesday, January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Features

DAISSI shares bright spots, challenges

Like many not-for-profit groups, DAISSI — Diverse and Inclusive Salt Spring Island — is in “soft restart” mode following the effects of the pandemic,...

Inspiring reads, on International Women’s Day

Sophia vom Bauer Jackson, chair of Islanders Working Against Violence and former manager of Black Sheep Books on Salt Spring, shares her favourite books about, or by, women breaking the gender bias.

Salt Spring hosts DFO marine mammal training

Visitors to Ganges Harbour on the afternoon of March 9 may have witnessed a large team of fisheries officers working to free a 450-kilogram...

Australian experience shows cargo ship impact can be managed

By CHRISTOPH ROHNER Special to the Driftwood There is an important lesson from Australia for the Southern Gulf Islands in dealing with the economic and environmental...

Sea otter story explored in new book

The remarkable story of how humans wiped out a key species on the west coast of North America and also initiated a thriving recovery...

Local families urge registration for Green Shirt Day

Organ Donation Awareness Month is recognized across Canada in April each year, but for the past two years April 7 has had extra significance...

Siblings mark 10-year transplant anniversary

April is organ transplant awareness month in British Columbia, a time of year when BC Transplant redoubles its efforts to convey how a simple...

Video: Wet’suwet’en protest hits island

Salt Spring activists took to the streets in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people last Tuesday, when around 120 people demonstrated outside of the Ganges...

Yukon artist works on Salt Spring

Whitehorse-based artist Joyce Majiski captivated Salt Spring islanders who attended her recent artist talk at Mahon Hall, in which she described her current project...

Digging through the Trash

This story originally ran as a three-part series in the Driftwood from Nov. 6 - 20, 2019. Part One: The broken promise of green plastics   “Would...

Weather

Salt Spring Island
overcast clouds
-1.5 ° C
1 °
-2.4 °
97 %
3.1kmh
100 %
Tue
-0 °
Wed
3 °
Thu
3 °
Fri
5 °
Sat
5 °