Health Care Clinic

Posted by & filed under Gabriola Living, healthcare, Healthy Living.

The new Gabriola Community Health Centre is close to being finished and there will be a tour and dedication for the new helicopter pad on April 28th, 11-2 at the top of Church Street. There will be balloons and prizes, a community celebration! For more information go to

Herring on Gabriola

Posted by & filed under At the Sea, Beaches, family life, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Kids, Recreation on Gabriola, Weather, west coast, West Coast Living.

Yesterday after we picked the kids up from school a friend and I took a group of 7 kids down to Orlebar Point in the Berry Point area to catch a good look at nature hard at work. The herring are running and the beaches and surrounding waters are full of Fishing boats, herring eggs,… Read more »

Trades Fair

Posted by & filed under Buy Local, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, People, Shopping on Gabriola, West Coast Living.

This Saturday at the Gabriola Commons there will be a “Trades Fair” to help promote Gabriola Island businesses, trades and services. Tables will be set-up so that people can peruse the booths, ask questions or just browse the local options. Don’t miss the silent auction section where you will be able to bid on products… Read more »

Kale…who would have guessed

Posted by & filed under Cooking, family life, Food, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, Gardening on Gabriola, greener living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, Kids, People, west coast, West Coast Living.

We were at a going away party for a friend last night, pot-luck of course.  We love pot-lucks because everybody always makes their best dish and you are able to feast on wonderful food until we are stuffed. Robyn made Kale Chips, something we have recently been making for our families regularly and can report… Read more »