Development Permit Meeting

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Last week the Gabriola Local Islands Trust Committee send out info letters to all the land owners on Gabriola whose property may be affected by the coming changes to the development permit process in concern to Steep Slopes and Riparian Area Regulations.  This Thursday, January 17 at 7 pm at the Community Hall there is… Read more »

Visiting Gabriola…

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This week between Christmas and New Year’s we have had some off island visitors so we opted to try something we have not done yet.  We decided to head out to Horne Lake and check out the caves. We went in the off season which meant that we could not do the guided tour but… Read more »

Christmas Festivities on Gabriola

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Today was packed full of Christmas fun for all! To start the morning out right I made Gingerbread Waffles with spiced maple syrup and for Dave and I, Baileys with our coffee. At 9:40 my mum came and picked up our eldest daughter for a first time visit to the United Church. She held up… Read more »

Christmas is in the air on Gabriola…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go! Gabriola was graced or cursed depending on who you are by a little dump of snow last night. It was beautiful dropping the kids at school this morning seeing kids sledding, building snowmen and being giddy. We also had the joy of watching the… Read more »