We Rode to Conquer Cancer!

Posted by & filed under cancer, fundraising, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Healthy Living, Holidays and Special Events, volunteering.

What an amazing event to be a part of! The Conquer Cancer ride from Vancouver to Seattle was a life changing experience. The ride consisted of 1701 riders whose combined efforts raised $6.9 million for the BC Cancer Society. Waking up at 5 am on Saturday morning we prepared to leave from Guilford Center at… Read more »

A Day Away

Posted by & filed under Daytripping on Vancouver Island, West Coast Living.

A nice little day trip destination on Vancouver Island is Sidney by the sea, just outside of Victoria and about an hour and a half drive from the Gabriola Ferry. This is where the ferries from Vancouver to Victoria dock and it is a very cute little town with a main street that runs right… Read more »

The Future is Bright

Posted by & filed under Gabriola Living, Shopping on Gabriola.

We’ve got some pretty good shopping on Gabriola, but it will soon be even better. The Madrona Market Place has been given the go ahead by the Islands Trust. In the early part of 2010 the first phase of this new shopping center will provide a pizza and pasta restaurant, coffee bar, retail stores and… Read more »