Summer Sunset Swimming

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We had a free evening this week, which at this point in our lives seem to be few and far between, and decided to take the girls to Turtle Rock for a sunset swim. The sun glowed red due to the smoke from the fires on Vancouver Island which gave it an other worldly feeling…. Read more »

Gabriola Fitness Centre

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The Gabriola Fitness Centre has moved to a new location. Centrally located in the the new Madrona West complex, on the corner of North and South Rd., is the new larger facility complete with an extra studio space perfect for additional classes such as dance, pilates, core conditioning and spin classes throughout the week. For… Read more »

3rd Village Vision Workshop

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 The first two workshops in the Village Vision process generated ideas to consider for developing a vision for a sustainable village core, current and potential land use, and zoning. An interest in alternative housing models and increased density in the village core is an emerging theme in the community conversation.  The third workshop will focus… Read more »

Gabriola Chamber of Commerce Giveaway!

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WIN! a Weekend Getaway to @Gabriola Island, BC To win you must LIKE the Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce FaceBook Page, SHARE the post & COMMENT on the post. Winner will be announced April 17th. 2 Nights Accommodation – Ferry Pass – Dinning – Shopping – Recreation and MORE!! The Gabriola Chamber of Commerce would like to… Read more »

Sunny Days are Here!

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We have been enjoying some wonderful springlike weather here on Gabriola! Sunny and warm over the next week in the forecast with daffodils blooming and many of us enjoying the patios while having a bite to eat. Apologies to my family in Ontario suffering through bitter cold with horrible wind chill factors. One of the… Read more »