Burning prohibition in effect

Effective at 12pm (noon) on Friday, May 17, 2024, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning will be prohibited. Burn Barrels are also prohibited. Campfires (0.5m in diameter) are still allowed. Check the Gabriola Fire web site for the most up-to-date information on current fire status and regulations. Click here.

05/15/2024

Silva Bay Yacht Club Sail Past at Page’s Resort & Marina – SBYC members held their annual Sail Past on May 11, with Commodore Debbie Erdos receiving salutes from the passing vessels while docked at Page’s, home of the SBYC. Members moved ashore to the grassy area of Page’s to enjoy an afternoon of food and socializing. Submitted Photo

RCMP: 28-year old Duggan O’Hara is missing

RCMP: 28-year old Duggan O’Hara is missing

The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 28-year old Duggan O’Hara. On May 15, 2024 O'Hara missed an urgent medical appointment. As a result, there is significant concern for his safety and well-being. O'Hara is believed to be in Nanaimo or...

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Trustees to review school tree-planting policies

Trustees to review school tree-planting policies

Rachelle Stein-Wotten Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Gabriola Sounder School trustees will discuss the district’s policies for tree planting at schools following challenges a Parent Advisory Council (PAC) has experienced in enhancing an elementary school’s...

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More pickleball time at Huxley

More pickleball time at Huxley

Rachelle Stein-Wotten Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Gabriola Sounder Pickleball enthusiasts as well as the pickleball curious now have more opportunity to play on Gabriola following a new schedule set up by the Gabriola Recreation Society and Gabriola...

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