Saturday, December 2, 2023
December 2, 2023


Editorial: Bravo for shuttle bus idea

One thing all Salt Spring Islanders can agree on is that parking in Ganges on summer Saturdays is a nightmare. Visitors attracted by the...

Editorial: Long Summer

The jump from winter to full-blown summer can be an abrupt one in the Gulf Islands. Just a few weeks back we were scrounging in...

Croftonbrook project raises more questions than answers

By HUGH GREENWOOD and RUTH PEPIN In March of 2017, it was announced that funding for a Salt Spring housing project was available from the...

Editorial: Expedite process if possible

Anyone who’s been in business on Salt Spring Island knows what a terrifying prospect it can be. Between dealing with a summer crush and...

Viewpoint: Plant medicine farming is sustainable

By TIMOTHY HARVEY The May 2 issue of the Driftwood marked the launch of a misinformation campaign against the cannabis industry (“LTC to check into...

Ferries shows ludicrous lack of logic

By ANDREW CAMERON On Wednesday, April 25, I needed to make a day trip from Pender Island into Victoria. Several days earlier a mishap during a...

Viewpoint: Speculation tax unfair for ex-pats

By RALPH GRIERSON While in the process of writing this letter, I learned that the Gulf Islands would be exempt from the B.C. government’s proposed...

Editorial: Undue ferry mayhem

Smooth sailing can’t always be guaranteed with the world’s largest ferry system. But the chaos that has reigned for Gulf Islands ferry travellers for the...

Viewpoint: Unlawful STVRs must shut down

By Miles Drew The Salt Spring Island Local Trust Committee (SSILTC) has requested that bylaw enforcement officers take action on unlawful short-term vacation rentals...

Nobody Asked Me But: Coping with lost passwords needs guile

What is/was your mother’s maiden name? Name of your first pet? Your favourite subject in school? If these questions seem vaguely familiar to you,...


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