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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; The name "Gulf Islands" comes from "Gulf of Georgia," the original term used by George Vancouver in his mapping of the southern part of the archipelago and which before the San Juan Island dispute also was taken to include what have since been called the San Juan Islands. '''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.


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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


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, 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


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'''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.


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'''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


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and humourist *Brian Brett - poet and novelist *Michael Colgan (Michael Colgan (nutritionist)) - nutritionist bodybuilding writer *Bill Henderson (Bill Henderson (Canadian singer)) - singer-songwriter (The Collectors, Chilliwack) *Dan Jason- author, organic farming advocate *Sky Lee - artist and novelist *Pearl Luke - award-winning author *Stuart Margolin - actor and director ("The Rockford Files" -- former resident of Salt Spring Island) * James Monger

PhD (Doctorate), award-winning geologist (Geology) *Briony Penn - professor (UVIC), author, and environmental activist. *Jan Rabson - Voice-Over Actor *Clare Rustad - Canada women's national soccer team *Malcolm Smith (Malcolm_Smith_(motorcyclist)) - motorcyclist *Valdy - folk and country musician *Phyllis Webb - poet and radio broadcaster *Simon Whitfield - Olympic triathlon champion *Randy Bachman - Musician (The Guess Who) *Kathy Page - Writer * Raffi


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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.

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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