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Event Date: 
Feb 1 2023 - 12:00pm - Mar 31 2023 - 4:30pm

The qathet Regional District (qRD) will accept applications for financial assistance until 4:30 pm on Friday, March 31, 2023. Application forms and submission requirements can be found at qathet.ca. Submissions must include all documentation requested in the application form in order to be considered.

webinar: Indigenous Heritage and Ecological Conservation in the Salish Sea

Event Date: 
Feb 16 2023

Protecting and Honouring Archaeological Heritage in the Salish Sea

Indigenous Heritage and Ecological Conservation in the Salish Sea

In the Salish Sea, a range of development pressures threaten the
deep connections to place and the ecosystems that sustain them.

Canada source of climate change disinformation

The Petroleum Papers - Inside the Far-Right Conspiracy to Cover Up Climate Change by Geoff Dembicki.

"This is a book that connects the dots between the industry, politicians, lobbyists, fake grassroots groups, media and corrupted think tanks." - 2022 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction jury

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Effective January 1, 2023, the tipping fee for qathet Regional District Municipal Solid Waste will increase to $245/tonne.

A minimum fee of $7.50 will be charged per bag, and $37.50 per truck load.

Dec 10 2022 8am and 9:30am Ferry sailing cancelled.

Dec 10 2022 8am ferry sailing departing False Bay and 9:30am sailing departing French Creek are cancelled due to weather.

Lasqueti APC application form

The Lasqueti Local Trust Committee is seeking expressions of interest for members of the Area Planning Commission. This local body serves as an important advisory role to the LTC. Please consider putting your name forward if you are interested, and submit before Dec. 31st.




Kingfisher Forest

The Kingfisher Forest protection campaign on North Pender is so close to completion, but needs a bit of a push to meet the goal by the end of 2022. For more information and to donate, check out the project page:




Number correction

My post looking for grocery delivery has a mistake in my phone number. The correct number is 250-607-7094 

Our moderators are so on the ball that the post was approved while I was editing my mistake! I'll take this opportunity to thank them for their service to the community, it is such a valuable community asset, especially in this inclement weather.

Grocery Pick up/drop off

Judy & Michael Peternard have groceries coming on the 2:30 ferry today.(Friday Dec. 2)
Are you heading by their place (mid Island, on Main Road) and willing to drop their totes off? If so, please let me know. 
(I'm currently trying to locate my chains in the event that I need to get down my hill and deliver for them.) Tim 250-607-7094 (text is most reliable)

How to KILL your batteries

This is from Midnite Solar's Classic charge controller manual, pages 7 and 8, which is at https://www.midnitesolar.com/pdfs/Classic_Manual_Revision_22Jan2021_Fina...