Sunday, December 3, 2023
December 3, 2023


Viewpoint: Living wage report appreciated

By HANNAH BROWN The Living Wage for Salt Spring Island report commissioned by the Salt Spring Foundation is a long overdue and much appreciated look...

Editorial: Let working groups work

A grassroots initiative to improve local governance on Salt Spring Island is picking up steam.  The Salt Spring Community Alliance was formed following the solid...

Promoting a honk-free environment

BY GREGORY AST Honking has become a significant part of my life these days. You know that kind of honking from agitated motorists who are...

Editorial: We are rural, really

It’s hard to believe, but when it comes to accessing certain pots of government money, Salt Spring Island is not deemed “rural.” Local governments in...

Truth no longer elusive with the Subtext App

By the time you read this column, I will be a very wealthy man. No, I didn’t just win the lottery. Neither did a...

Viewpoint: Local control of our docks preferred

By RICK HILL I would like to thank Kathy Scarfo for her highly informative articles relating to the Harbour Authority of Salt Spring Island...

Editorial: Saluting Art & Marv

Every so often, the extraordinary contributions of certain community members come into focus. Two of those people will be in the spotlight this week....

Viewpoint: Let’s make island governance work

By SAMANTHA SANDERSON The Community Alliance will be sharing the results from our hard-working groups over the next few months to inform, inspire conversation and...

Editorial: Opening the gate for affordable housing

When it comes to matters like affordable housing, the Islands Trust is really only a “gatekeeper.” At least that’s how Salt Spring trustee George Grams...

Viewpoint: Stand-up event energizes crowd

By JUDI I’ve just had the pleasure and honour of working with some great people — event organizers, speakers, performers, and legions of wonderful helpers...


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