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Nav Canada establishing new air traffic patterns

Nav Canada establishing new air traffic patterns Sounder News A change in air traffic patterns around the Lower Mainland is being proposed by Nav Canada, including a shift in how aircraft may fly over Gabriola Island. According to the Vancouver Airspace Modernization...

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RDN to complete rec facility usage survey in 2023

Rachelle Stein-Wotten Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Gabriola Sounder The Regional District of Nanaimo and its municipal partners will conduct a survey of sports fields and recreation facilities usage this year as part of its service agreements between the...

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No response yet on Huxley Park reduced speed zone

Rachelle Stein-Wotten Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Gabriola Sounder A request for a reduced speed zone and crosswalk at Huxley Community Park is still under review by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. In the spring, the Regional District of...

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GVFD to stop issuing exemption permits for burns

Derek Kilbourn Sounder News The Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department will no longer be issuing exemptions for contractors and developers to continue doing work when the island is in shutdown conditions. Paul Giffin, Chair of the Gabriola Fire Protection Improvement...

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