Wednesday, May 22, 2024
May 22, 2024

Island Life

Library’s Truth & Reconciliation efforts earn award

Salt Spring Island Public Library has been recognized for its Truth and Reconciliation work through a British Columbia Library Association (BCLA) award. Library director Karen...

World travellers present at book launch

By MARGRIET RUURS for SS Trail and Nature Club The Salt Spring Trail and Nature Club will host a free presentation by Maria Coffey and Dag...

Island artist creates cancel stamp image

A new cancel stamp is in use at the Ganges Post Office, attracting interest from philatelists across the globe — and designed by a...

Blossom Picnic celebrates Japanese culture

The Japanese Garden Society and Salt Spring Japanese community are ready to welcome everyone to the 13th Annual Blossom Picnic at Heiwa Garden in...

OGIFA hosts Mayan presenter

Salt Spring Island is lucky to be included as one of 18 stops on a B.C.-wide tour of a Mayan woman with deep experience...

Laying a path

Photo by MARCIA JANSEN Ten young men and two facilitators of The Circle Education’s Pass it On program help finish the outline of the new...

Sailing club hosts one-metre yacht racers

By MARTIN HERBERT Special to the Driftwood The Salt Spring Island Sailing Club hosted an invitational regatta for wooden international one-metre yachts over the weekend and...

Ending single-use plastic through the Laundromat

BY Marcia Jansen Driftwood contributor It’s a much-needed service for everyone without access to a washing machine — but Salt Spring’s Laundromat is so much more....

‘Heart and soul’ goes into Gabriel’s Kitchen

By Marcia Jansen Driftwood Contributor A growing mix of Salt Springers gets together every Thursday to cook and share dinner at the All Saints by-the-Sea...

‘Berry with benefits’ growing on Salt Spring 

By Marcia Jansen  Have you heard of the haskap berry? No? You’re not alone. The ‘berry with benefits’ is brand new to British Columbia. Alex...


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