Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada is holding a series of Town Halls throughout the riding in January. Town Halls will be held in the following communities: Galiano Island, Saanich... See More

With the January 1 increase to MSP premiums, British Columbia’s Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, is urging seniors to check if they are eligible for full or partial payment of their monthly MSP Premium.

“Some seniors are paying $900 per... See More

Beacon Wharf in Sidney could become the hub for a variety of passenger-only vessels that would greatly increase the places people could sail close to Vancouver Island, says Mayor Steve Price.

Located at the foot of Beacon Avenue, the wharf... See More

Washington state environmentalists are cheering the demise of a greenenergy project, saying it’s good news for Vancouver Island’s orcas. Say what? Yes, it’s true. And no, not everyone was thrilled when the Orca Conservancy took on this fight.... See More

Using a new dynamic front page for Current Events, News, In Depth articles and Classifieds, has been re-designed to help people who care about Saturna Island keep up to date with what is happening in the community. The rest of the... See More

Recycling volunteers put on a spread for the Community on December 23. According to Graeme Bregani, "The appreciation day was a successful surprise, and lots of cheer was spread." Thanks to John Wiznuk, we’ll likely make it a ‘tradition’.”

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Island Health is mixing things up a bit and in the new year we will have alternating Nurse Practitioners. 

N.P. Tracy Adams, who some of you will remember as she was our Nurse Practitioner prior to our current N.P. Leanne, will be... See More

The Saturna Medical Clinic will be operating on reduced hours over the Christmas Holidays.

Dr. Sadouski will be at the Clinic on Monday, December 21st.

N.P. Rowand will be at the Clinic on Thursday December 31st.

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BC Ferries is seeking public input on revised proposed schedules for 2017 when two new vessels replace the Queen of Nanaimo.  Please fill out a Customer Feedback Survey online before December 14.  The survey and proposed schedules can be found at... See More


November 2nd we return to our winter hours. Please note that on Fridays we will now be closing at 6 pm instead of 6:30 pm.