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agenda package for PRRD Committee of the Whole meeting, Thursday at 4pm

The Committee of the Whole meeting (where discussions take place and decisions are made about what to recommend to the board) is scheduled for Thursday at 4pm. You can watch and listen on their webcast available at http://www.powellriverrd.bc.ca/webcasts/

April 16 overload run 6:45pm false bay



 Happy Easter everyone,


 We are doing a overload run today April 16 from false bay at 6:45 

Judith Fisher Centre

Time for a Judith Fisher Centre Grand Re-Opening?

We think so. A couple of days ago the Last Resort Society directors received an email from a long time islander who has contributed, and continues to contribute a ton of time and energy to the Health Centre project. It was a real eye opener for us. In part, the author told us:

Response to Regional Director's Notes

Hello Merrick,

I'm also sending this to the email list.

Your Regional Director Notes in last week's Isle & Times say "the large suggested tax increase was a shock."

Map Party Reminder

Just a quick reminder about the map party tomorrow evening, Thursday, 6:30-8:30 at the hall. Join us for an engaging presentation on First Nations and the Islands Trust by Fiona XETXÁTTEN MacRaild, Senior Intergovernmental Policy Advisor, Marine and First Nations Issues for the Islands Trust. Bring your favourite maps of Lasqueti and area to share.


Soils and sunshine

Feeling good about this sunshine and ready to help you plant.

On hand and available for you I have.

HP Promix $41.95

Seeding Mix $43.55

Lime $14.25

Peat $ 22.75

Manure $4.75

Oceans + Earth Fish Compost $13.05

Call, message or text (240-7307) if you want to pick up or place an order for

Notice: Orange Flagging Tape on Several Roads

Hi everyone,

ferry update, fare increase May 1

Capt Allan Knapp says that the Centurion VII will be here and providing our ferry service through Monday, April 3. Starting Thursday, April 6, MV Hollyburn will be our ferry, probably for a month or so.

email to Merrick requesting his resignation

I sent this email to Merrick earlier today:


6:45pm ferry scheduled for Monday, April 17

Captain Al has confirmed to our ferry committee chair, Shelley, that there is a 6:45pm ferry sailing from False Bay scheduled for Easter Monday, April 16.


The WPM Lasqueti ferry web page http://www.wpm-1.com/?page_id=71  states that Peak Season (with higher fares and Wednesday sailings) begins on the last Wednesday in June and runs through Labour Day.