The LTC has scheduled a community information meeting within its January 21st regular business meeting at the Community Hall at 12:30 p.m. Public input will be sought regarding a temporary use permit (TUP) application for proposed tenting sites... See More
Island Health plans to perform 3,160 more MRI scans over the next three months as part of a provincial initiative to reduce wait-lists — but more than half of the publicly funded diagnostic tests will be provided by private clinics. “Between now... See More
The Saturna Local Trust Committee adopted two meeting dates for its 2016 business meeting schedule. These dates are now posted in the ... See More
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, Saturnacan.net 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’.”... See More