• Nominate a Neighbour in the RDN’s Water Saver Contest

    Until September 4, 2015, the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) and the City of Parksville will be taking nominations from residents who think their neighbour is doing a great job reducing water consumption. A weekly draw will determine prize winners.

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  • GERTIE’s Summer Fun (so far)

    GERTIE’s Friday and Saturday evening pub and restaurant runs, from the Surf Lodge to Silva Bay and in between, are a success so far, and we’ve adjusted the evening schedule so that the times between runs are more even, allowing for dinner and drinks at all locations.

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  • Fishing Report for July 28, 2015

    It was an odd week chartering. We caught fish everywhere we went, but no place was really hot.

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  • GIRO build progressing

    As some islanders may already be aware, the Gabriola Island Recycling Organization (GIRO) is now undergoing a major renovation.

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  • Busy Season for GabEnergy

    The hot, sunny weather that has blanketed the Gulf Islands this spring and early summer has challenged even the most experienced gardeners but it’s also provided the perfect conditions under which to harvest solar energy.

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  • Fishing Report for July 21, 2015

    Chinook fishing yo-yoed back to its sketchy pattern last week. There were occasional good catches off Grande to Whalebone, and Entrance Reef, but the consistency of the fishery declined.

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  • Fairyn Bye Receives $2000 Scholarship

    The directors of the Gabriola Ambulance Society are pleased to congratulate Fairyn Bye, recipient of the $2,000 annual scholarship awarded by the Society to a Gabriola student who is pursuing a career in the medical field.

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  • GERTIE Celebrates Community

    From the Canada Day celebrations, to the Emergency Preparedness meeting and the new evening restaurant/pub runs, GERTIE will connect you with community - something we all need more than ever during these smoky, fire-alert days and nights.

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  • Fishing Report for July 14, 2015

    Chinook fishing was quite good this week! We retained 13 chinook between 8 and 23 pounds during the mid week stretch.

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  • Fishing Report for July 7, 2015

    Chinook fishing improved this week, with good catches coming from Entrance Reef and Grande to the waterfall.

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