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Carpenter for hire

 My name is Tad. I'm a journey man carpenter with 30 years in construction. I have a background in concrete, wood, timber, finish and natural building. 

   I am looking for full or part time work. Long or short term. 

  I'm also willing to stack wood, clear land, mechanics or what have you.

  My #250-732-1833

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28/09/2017 (1 week)

Salt Spring vote

For those who are still wondering, the vote on incorporation on Salt Spring island this past weekend maintained the status quo by a large margin. The voter turnout was high, around 70%, and the NO vote carried the day, with around 60%. The implications for the Islands Trust mainly relate to how better serve Salt Spring going forward, in order to avoid further incorporation votes.

Good Used Docks - Scotty Bay - $20 / ft.

Approx 250' x 6' of Good Quality used docks for sale.
$20 / lineal foot, F.O.B. Scotty Bay, Lasqueti Island
Sections range from 35', 40', 60' to 80'
I would probably be available for hire to tow the docks to nearby locations - weather permitting.

Email tpni [at] telus [dot] net or

Call or text if interested 250-228-0819

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24/11/2017 (9 weeks)

Freighters and the Salish Sea

If any of you could forward this to your networks I think these opportunities for consultation should be shared widely – for those who oppose freighter anchorages and for anyone concerned about industrialization of the Salish Sea

Time Sensitive Opportunity to Protect our Marine Life



Time Sensitive Opportunity for Input to Ottawa

Fall Soil Sales

Fall Soil Orders

Are you looking to lime this fall?

Taking orders for lime, manure and fish compost etc. to arrive Sept 23.

Preorder by phone or message me to ensure I reserve some for you. 250-240-7307  :)

HP Promix $41.95

Seeding Mix $43.55

Lime $14.25

Peat $ 22.75

Manure $4.75

Extreme Fire Hazard

We have had a lot of questions about what exactly is or isn't allowed at this time of extreme fire risk. The following are explicitly prohibited:

Seeking 2 week accomodation

Accommodation for 2 for 2 weeks learning time-(How to live on Lasqueti)


I have experience living off grid, my friend doesn't. I have experience with animals- he's allergic to everything (no we're not well matched)


We're both in our mid 50's and looking to make a new start. We're willing to learn from long time residents, we have a 24 ft sailboat to get around in or we can use our bikes. 


Please reply to lluckovich [at] shaw [dot] ca


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01/10/2017 (1 week)

TV documentary shooting request from Hong Kong

Hello everyone, 

This is Donna Chan, a documentary researcher from Hong Kong. We are doing a TV documentary for the government station in Hong Kong, the Radio and Television Hong Kong (same as CBC to Canada) about off-grid and alternative living around the world. 

Hong Kong is a tiny busy city with most of the 7 million residents living in high-rise buildings. Nonetheless people are more and more aware about alternative living and nature consciousness. Ecosystem, permaculture, upcycling and work-life balance are some of the things Hong Kong people are starting to pick up, that's why we would like to introduce them something further, i.e. Lasqueti Island and other alternative living communities.

We are also contacting a few families/communities in Canada and Japan for the program including dancers, home schooling family and woman turning to off-grid after Fukushima nuclear accident, hoping to disclose the many other ways of living to the audience.

We are a team of four and we are very interested to come to the island sometime in 2018 to visit and shoot for a few days. Whether you are working on a certain project or you are just living in the island tranquilly, if you are happy to let people from Hong Kong know your reason to live in the island and share with us your way of living, or you simply want to tell us who we should approach, please let me know and I appreciate all your advises and replies. We will be more than happy to give a helping hands during our visit.

Looking forward to this inspiring exchange.

My email: donnacws [at] gmail [dot] com

Our production company's website: http://www.picapicamedia.com/

Thank you so much for your time. 



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07/10/2017 (2 weeks)

Reminder: Send us Your Toad & Bat Roost Sightings!

Greetings everyone!

We want to thank the many people who have sent us photos and records of toads and bat roosts on Lasqueti. We have heard that toadlets are now on the move, so we wanted to remind you that we would love to hear from more of you!

Lasqueti Day