Gabriola Islanders are now either condemned to ride expensive ferries for all time, or be protected from the ravages of highway culture, depending on your perspective. Transportation Minister Todd Stone’s quirky study of bridging the island... See More

Holistic examination needed of coastal energy and shipping projects

Raincoast Conservation Foundation released a new report today encouraging federal, provincial/ state, local, and indigenous governments, and residents, of... See More

The killer whale baby boom continues on the West Coast, where researchers have documented yet another new calf in the southern resident population.

The new orca, estimated to be a few days old, was first observed Monday in Puget Sound as... See More

The following was posted as part of the agenda package for the upcoming meeting of the Local Trust Committee on January 21, 2016:

The LTC has scheduled a community information meeting within its January 21st regular business meeting at the Community Hall at 12:30 p.m. Public input will be sought regarding a temporary use permit (TUP) application for proposed tenting sites... See More

Island Health plans to perform 3,160 more MRI scans over the next three months as part of a provincial initiative to reduce wait-lists — but more than half of the publicly funded diagnostic tests will be provided by private clinics. “Between now... See More

The Saturna Local Trust Committee adopted two meeting dates for its 2016 business meeting schedule. These dates are now posted in the ... See More

Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada is holding a series of Town Halls throughout the riding in January. Town Halls will be held in the following communities: Galiano Island, Saanich... See More

With the January 1 increase to MSP premiums, British Columbia’s Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, is urging seniors to check if they are eligible for full or partial payment of their monthly MSP Premium.

“Some seniors are paying $900 per... See More

Beacon Wharf in Sidney could become the hub for a variety of passenger-only vessels that would greatly increase the places people could sail close to Vancouver Island, says Mayor Steve Price.

Located at the foot of Beacon Avenue, the wharf... See More