Galiano Island

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to the far north end of the island to see the stone carvings on the hillside, and a stop mid-way where there are three great galleries together: Art Galleries * Galiano 33 (in the Village) * Meilan Gallery (in the Village) * Insight Gallery Art & Soul Craft Gallery the Village) * Stoneworld Gallery (a natural "art installation") * Kunamokst Mural Mosaic


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feature documentary, ''A Cow at My Table'' (1998), explores contemporary Western attitudes to livestock and meat production. More recently, she served as co-director and editor of the widely acclaimed documentary, ''The Corporation (The Corporation (film))'' (2003), which critically examines large corporations in the modern world. That film won numerous international film awards, including a Genie (Genie Award) for best documentary, an audience award from the Sundance Film Festival


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feature documentary, ''A Cow at My Table'' (1998), explores contemporary Western attitudes to livestock and meat production. More recently, she served as co-director and editor of the widely acclaimed documentary, ''The Corporation (The Corporation (film))'' (2003), which critically examines large corporations in the modern world. That film won numerous international film awards, including a Genie (Genie Award) for best documentary, an audience award from the Sundance Film Festival


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; Industries of the past were logging, fishing and charcoal-burning, although today tourism and the arts are the most common methods of employment. Government Government bodies that oversee the island include Federal (Government of Canada), Executive Council of British Columbia Provincial


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atmosphere, with big screen t.v., frequent live music jams. Or have a drink on the Marina’s '''Harbour Grill''' deck at Montague Harbour and survey the boats. The '''Golf Course''' has a relaxed atmosphere and outdoor patio for a few rounds before or after a round. Sleep Galiano has a wide range of accommodation for any style of travel: *


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, and a Top Ten Films of the Year designation from the Toronto International Film Festival. Her previous work includes the experimental short (short film) ''Skinned'', and as editor for ''Two Brides and a Scalpel: Diary of a Lesbian Marriage'' (1999). She is also the editor of the book ''Making Video 'In': The Contested Ground of Alternative Video on the West Coast''. She has taught at the Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design in Vancouver. She lives on Galiano Island in British Columbia, Canada. type provincial park location Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada coords '''Collinson Point Provincial Park''' is a provincial park (Provincial Parks of British Columbia) on Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is located between Mount Galiano and the western approaches to Active Pass. The area is 24 hectares, with c. 500 metres of waterfront. thumb (Image:Collinson Point Provincial Park.JPG) '''Dionisio Point Provincial Park''' is a provincial park in the southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the northwestern tip of Galiano Island, across Porlier Pass from Valdes Island. '''Wallace Island Marine Provincial Park''' is a provincial park in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada. The park includes almost all Commons:Category:Galiano Island


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''' - This Galiano icon has been around for many years, its trademark red bus transporting people from the marina for pub-style fare of fish and chips, burgers and more. Karaoke night and sometimes live music, pool table. 3 kilometers from the Village and ferry terminal. Open daily. The pub's shuttle bus runs from the Victoria Day long weekend to the end of September with pick-ups and drop-offs at the pub, Marina junction and Montague Park gate. * '''La


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: www.galianoislandbooks.com and held at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa is home to world-class artists and artisans. You can view their work year-round at the galleries or in the artists' studio homes. A map and guide to the Art is available through the various galleries. Most shops and galleries are in the Village, most artist's studios are in the interior of the island) Highlights of any visit should include a walk to the local galleries in the village, a drive to the far north end of the island to see the stone carvings on the hillside, and a stop mid-way where there are three great galleries together: Art Galleries * Galiano 33 (in the Village) * Meilan Gallery (in the Village) * Insight Gallery Art & Soul Craft Gallery the Village) * Stoneworld Gallery (a natural "art installation") * Kunamokst Mural Mosaic the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa) Artist's Studios * Marcia DeVicque Glassworks * Bill Boyd Ceramics * Cedar Grove Pottery * The Arthouse * Spindoctor Fibre Arts Artisan Shops and Retail Gift Stores * Ixchel Shop * Galiano Island Books the Village)"World's best little bookstore" * Vintages Specialty Wines and Beer the Galiano Inn) * Twirly Tree Craft Co-operative (in the Village and at the Marina) * Madrona del Mar Spa gifts for you or your home * Now and Zen (in the Village) Eat Fine dining * '''"eat" Restaurant''' - Located in the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, this award-winning restaurant is the only waterfront casual fine dining on the island, featuring Pacific Northwest cuisine with an extensive British Columbia Wine list. Wood-fired Pizza on the Patio in the summer. (formerly called Atrevida Restaurant). In the Village. File:Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa evening dining.jpg thumb eat Restaurant in the evening, in the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa Walking distance from the Village and the Ferry; Marina guests can call for pick-up. Casual *'''Wood-fired Oceanfront Pizza Terrace''' - Located on the waterfront in the grounds of the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, this casual cousin to "eat@galianoinn" Restaurant is a fun place for lunch, with a Tuscan-style wood-fired oven holding pride of place; draft beer; best views; walking distance from the ferry, so park your car and "wait until your boat comes in". Opening later evenings in August. * '''Grand Central Emporium and Grill''' - Originally the landmark old Burrill Brothers store, the owners have transformed the antique building into a popular local hangout. Service is "island-style" with a full menu. Licensed. Occasional "open mike" nights and live music on Galiano. Open early for breakfast and lunch everyday. Walking distance from the ferry. * '''Sea Blush Cafe''' - Montague Marina's restaurant, open for al fresco lunches and afternoon beverages and light meals. Fresh baking daily. (Seasonal restaurant only). * '''Galiano Golf Club''' - Great food outdoors on the patio, overlooking the prettiest little golf course anywhere. thumb Hummingbird Pub Shuttle Bus (Image:GalianoIsland_HummingbirdPub.JPG) * '''Hummingbird Pub''' - This Galiano icon has been around for many years, its trademark red bus transporting people from the marina for pub-style fare of fish and chips, burgers and more. Karaoke night and sometimes live music, pool table. 3 kilometers from the Village and ferry terminal. Open daily. The pub's shuttle busruns from the Victoria Day long weekend to the end of September with pick-ups and drop-offs at the pub, Marina junction and Montague Park gate. * '''La Berengerie''' - For home cooking, French country style. Limited menu (usually 3 items) and limited wine list. 10 kilometers from the Village and ferry terminal. Open seasonally, and in summer has outdoor casual food with changing menus, with touch of Southeast Asia. Very casual * '''Daystar Market''' - A funky food market offering a small but interesting deli selection. Pick up "to-go" fresh organic fruits and juices and cheeses, breads and beverages 3 kilometers from the Village and ferry terminal. * '''Scoops''' - In the Village, a popular summertime Burger Bar and Ice Cream Parlour (seasonal restaurant) with burgers, wraps, fish and chips. * '''Sturdies Bay Bakery''' - Breakfast and Lunch place in the Village; known for its pies, cinnamon buns and breads; deli counter. In the Village. Drink Galiano has only one pub and one lounge on the island: * '''Hummingbird Pub''' – The only Pub on the Island. If you are at the marina or the campground, you can take the famous red Hummingbird Pub bus (it runs seasonally) to the pub for libations. Beer on tap, pool table, big screen television and the ubiquitous lottery screens. Also a full menu. Open daily until late, music many weekends. * '''Atrevida Lounge''' at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa – The only licensed lounge on the island, perfect for waterside relaxing. Big fireplace, huge windows overlooking the Bay, famous for their Galiano Island Blackberry Martini, as well as Best British Columbia wine list and B.C. wines-by-the-glass list at the British Columbia Wine Festival Awards. Patio in the summer. Perfect place to have a drink and wait to see your ferry come in and still have lots of time to walk down. British Columbia’s relaxed liquor laws mean you can also have a drink at these restaurants: the '''Patio Grill''' at the Galiano Inn is oceanfront, an outdoor summer terrace with drinks and a view of boat traffic; '''Grand Central Emporium and Grill''', in the Village, has a pub-like atmosphere, with big screen t.v., frequent live music jams. Or have a drink on the Marina’s '''Harbour Grill''' deck at Montague Harbour and survey the boats. The '''Golf Course''' has a relaxed atmosphere and outdoor patio for a few rounds before or after a round. Sleep Galiano has a wide range of accommodation for any style of travel: * Commons:Category:Galiano Island


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Air: Gulf Islands destinations ** Galiano Island Montague Harbour (YMF ) ** Mayne Island Miners Bay (YAV ) – Mayne Island Water Aerodrome '''Jennifer Abbott''' (born 28 November 1965) is a Canadian (Canada) director (film director), cinematographer and editor (film editor), best known as a documentary (Documentary film) maker. Her first feature film

feature documentary, ''A Cow at My Table'' (1998), explores contemporary Western attitudes to livestock and meat production. More recently, she served as co-director and editor of the widely acclaimed documentary, ''The Corporation (The Corporation (film))'' (2003), which critically examines large corporations in the modern world. That film won numerous international film awards, including a Genie (Genie Award) for best documentary, an audience award from the Sundance Film Festival


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of chance (gum boot toss, anyone?), and fun activities for everyone. One day only. * '''Galiano Arts Weekend''' - The August Long Weekend is a weekend of Fiesta, and many art openings and studio showings: a must see. Galleries and Studios are all open for the tour. * '''Galiano Literary Festival''' a winter event that sees dozens of British Columbia artists read from their work and participate in workshops on literature and writing. Created by Galiano Island Books http

Galiano Island

'''Galiano Island''' is one of the Southern Gulf Islands between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Located on the west side of the Strait of Georgia, it is 27.5 km long, 6 km at its widest point, and 1.6 km across at its narrowest point and is separated from Saltspring Island by Trincomali Channel. On the western side of the island there are a series of sandstone caves. The island is northwest of Mayne Island, northeast of Saltspring Island and southeast of Valdes Island. It is part of the Capital Regional District Electoral Area G (Capital G, British Columbia), and has a population of 1258 inhabitants.

Named after the Spanish explorer Dionisio Alcalá Galiano, who explored the area in 1792, although today tourism and the arts are the most common methods of employment.

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