Thursday, February 9, 2023
February 9, 2023

Island Life

Exceptional volunteers honoured July 1st

Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May will recognize at least 74 islanders with a special achievement in volunteer hours as part of events at the...

Ganges gets new floatplane dock waiting room

The new Ganges floatplane dock waiting room is ready for customers after being set in place on Thursday and its windows installed on Monday....

Time for Tour des Iles Festival

By ROBIN CLEAVER TOUR DES ILES COMMITTEE It’s likely something you’ve long wanted to do: to travel around the Southern Gulf Islands, not by ferry, but...

Kids set to sing Canada 150 song

Some 150 kids will be a focus of upcoming Canada Day celebrations on Salt Spring with a new multiculturally inspired song called The Future...

Day in the Life contributors welcomed

Next Wednesday, June 21 is set for the Driftwood’s annual Day in the Life of Salt Spring Island project. That means anyone in the...

Salt Spring’s RCMSAR unit goes high tech

By SEAN HITREC Driftwood Staff Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 25 boasts recently refit communications equipment and is looking for new volunteers to help...

Farm centre gets major foundation grant

The Salt Spring Island Foundation has initiated a new five-year major grant cycle by awarding $100,000 to The Root, the Salt Spring Farmland Trust’s...

SIMS kids give back

Grade 8 students from Salt Spring Island Middle School spend a day packing groceries at Country Grocer every year. As school principal Keiko Taylor explains,...

National Aboriginal Day event at Xwaaqw’um

Salt Spring is invited to spend this Father’s Day at a family friendly cultural gathering on Xwaaqw’um Beach to connect in celebrating and learning...

Islanders gear up for BC cancer ride

An island legacy that started in 2010 will get a new chapter in August when a group of people from Salt Spring and Victoria team up for the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer.

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