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  • Kiran Ahluwalia, who will perform at ArtSpring on March 2.

    Ahluwalia visits ArtSpring

    On Thursday, March 2, ArtSpring will host a breathtaking appearance by two-time Juno award-winning singer, songwriter and performer Kiran Ahluwalia. Ahluwalia’s music is rich with the vocal traditions of India   MORE


  • Back to the Future movie poster. The 1985 time-travelling classic plays at the SS Library on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. It's free for kids aged 10 and up.

    Youth Movie Night debuts

    Salt Spring youth will have a free evening activity to enjoy when the first Youth Movie Night makes its debut this Saturday, Feb. 25. The Salt Spring Public Library, in   MORE


  • The Gulf Islands Secondary School student body listens to a presentation by “Bipolar Babe” Andrea Paquette, executive director of the Stigma-Free Society, seen at far right.

    Youth Wellness Summit held

    Gulf Islands Secondary School hosted its first Wellness Summit on Thursday, with a full day of events devoted to supporting mental health in students put together by the Leadership Class.   MORE


  • Sheila Windsor of Windsor Farm with one of her charges.

    Meat consumers get site

    People who prefer to get their food as close to the source as possible have a new way to access island-farmed meat and eggs with a new website called Salt   MORE


  • Salt Spring Old Boys player Mike McCormick takes command during a 9-2 shellacking of Zgoda at GISS on Sunday. McCormick was one of three players to score a hat trick.

    Hat tricks make history

    Apologies for the non-appearance of a Driftwood report of the previous week’s 5-0 victory by the Old Boys over Gordon Head Nearly Dead. The White House staff and the NSA nixed the   MORE