Saltspring Island

What is Saltspring Island known for?


radio community

Columbia Highway 101 Highway 101 ): Earls Cove (Earls Cove, British Columbia) to Saltery Bay (Saltery Bay, British Columbia) - CIOC-FM-1 (CIOC-FM) 00 98.5 FM Saltspring Island Rogers Communications adult contemporary - - CFSI-FM 0 107.9 FM Saltspring Island Salt Spring Island Radio community radio - "Gulf of Georgia"


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blank1_name blank1_info website footnotes '''Saltspring Island''' (also known as '''Salt Spring Island''') is one of the Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia between mainland British Columbia, Canada and Vancouver Island.


history work

the Vietnam War. The island's name The island was known as "Chuan" or "Chouan" Island in 1854, but it was also called "Saltspring" as early as 1855, in honor of the island's salt springs (Spring (hydrosphere)).


coverage

Island is provided by BC Transit, with info available Salt Spring Transit info. Telecommunications service providers include Telus and Shaw, with most wireless carriers providing coverage. The Island is served by the Ganges and Fulford Harbour exchanges. See also * Salt Spring Air * Salt Spring Photos * Seair Seaplanes * Long Harbour, British Columbia * Ruckle Provincial Park * Wallace Island Marine

13, 1985, which improved the station's coverage and ratings (channel 10 was originally reserved for a proposed CBC Television station in Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia), Decision CRTC 85-90 but that station never went on the air due to lack of funds, clearing the way for CKVU to switch its channel position). CKVU moved to VHF to avoid interference with KTZZ (KZJO) (on Channel 22) in Seattle, which signed

with lower coverage areas, but with improved coverage to those particular metropolitan areas. CKVU also has a rebroadcast transmitter west of Courtenay (Courtenay, British Columbia), callsign CKVU-TV-1, which is received over-the-air on North Vancouver Island (off the air since transmitter fire in October 2008). '''Galiano Island''' is one of the Southern Gulf Islands between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia


activities including

; The method of land purchase helped to ensure that the land was used for agricultural purposes and that the settlers were mostly families. Sandwell, 89-90. Ruth Wells Sandwell in ''Beyond the City Limit'' indicates that few of the island's early residents were commercial farmers (Commercial agriculture), with most families maintaining subsistence plots (Subsistence agriculture) and supplementing through other activities, including fishing, logging and working


providing coverage

Island is provided by BC Transit, with info available Salt Spring Transit info. Telecommunications service providers include Telus and Shaw, with most wireless carriers providing coverage. The Island is served by the Ganges and Fulford Harbour exchanges. See also * Salt Spring Air * Salt Spring Photos * Seair Seaplanes * Long Harbour, British Columbia * Ruckle Provincial Park * Wallace Island Marine


radio quot

'''Mount Maxwell Provincial Park''' is a provincial park in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada. It is located on Burgoyne Bay and the Sansum Narrows on the western shores of Saltspring Island. Burgoyne Bay Provincial Park is adjacent to the south. Queen City Yacht Club has three outstations reserved for its members. Its largest is located on 400' of waterfront in Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island, with the other two nestled in Deer Harbor, Orcas Island and Ganges Harbor on Saltspring Island, B.C. The club is noted for its club cruises, with the Fleet Captain's slate full year-round with cruises on Lake Washington, Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands and the Canadian Gulf Islands. Major holiday cruises include trips to Eagle Harbor on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. thumb right Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) and goslings (File:Canada Geese and goslings, Ruckles Park.jpg) '''Ruckle Provincial Park''' is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. It also the largest provincial campground on the Gulf Islands and is located on Saltspring Island southeast of Fulford Harbour (Fulford Harbour, British Columbia). Partly protected by the park is an historic sheep farm founded by the Ruckle family. - 15 Saltspring Island (BC (British Columbia)) 9,640 182 52.97 - '''Moresby Island''' is one of the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, located on the west side of Swanson Channel and east of the southern end of Saltspring Island. It is not to be confused with Moresby Island, the second largest of the Queen Charlotte Islands off the north coast of BC. The island is used to raise beef cattle and is not open to the general public. Its current population is just one person.


current title

, Galiano Island, Kuper Island, North and South Pender Island, Saltspring Island, Saturna Island, Thetis Island, and Valdes Island. *See here re "Saltspring Island" (current title, also official name) and "Salt Spring Island" (most common local usage). *Central Okanagan G, British Columbia, Central Okanagan H


high location

on after CKVU's switch to channel 10. Until it was shut down on August 31, 2011 as part of Canada's digital television transition, CKVU's analog terrestrial signal, transmitted from a very high location on Saltspring Island, could be received throughout much of southwest British Columbia and northwest Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), as well as in some areas of north Seattle. This analog transmitter was replaced with two UHF transmitters serving Vancouver and Victoria, both


sound+agricultural

According to records of the Geographic Board of Canada, the island was officially retitled Saltspring on March 1, 1910, though the year 1905 is given by unofficial sources. According to the Integrated Land Management Bureau of British Columbia, locals incline equally to Saltspring and Salt Spring for current use. The official chamber of commerce website for the island, which gives a date of 1906 for the renaming, adopts the two word title, stating that the Geographic Board of Canada, in choosing the one word name, "cared nothing for local opinion or Island tradition." Geography and Locale Located between Mainland British Columbia and Vancouver Island, Salt Spring Island is the most frequently visited of the Gulf Islands as well as the most populous, with a 2011 census population of 10,234 inhabitants. Statcan: 2011 Census The largest village on the island is Ganges (Ganges, British Columbia). The island is known for its artists.

Saltspring Island

'''Saltspring Island''' (also known as '''Salt Spring Island''') is one of the Gulf Islands in the Strait of Georgia between mainland British Columbia, Canada and Vancouver Island. title Natural Resources Canada-Canadian Geographical Names (Saltspring Island) url http: www4.rncan.gc.ca search-place-names unique JAYLV accessdate 2014-09-07

The island was initially inhabited by various Salishan (Salishan languages) peoples before being settled by pioneers in 1859, at which time it was officially called '''Admiral Island'''. It was the first of the Gulf Islands to be settled and the first agricultural settlement (agriculture) on the islands in the Colony of Vancouver Island, as well as the first island in the region to permit settlers to acquire land through pre-emption (Pre-emption right). The island was retitled to its current name in 1910. title The Province of British Columbia GeoBC (Saltspring Island) url http: apps.gov.bc.ca pub bcgnws names 13666.html accessdate 2014-09-07

Salt Spring Island is the largest, most populous, and the most frequently visited of the Southern Gulf Islands.

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