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Bus service on Vancouver Island

Here are options for getting up and down Vancouver Island, especially our mid-island area.


Nanimo Transit      https://bctransit.com/nanaimo/schedules-and-maps

Runs buses between Qualicum & Parksville and Nanaimo airport near Cassidy.  Cash fare is $2.50; day pass is $5


more details of the meeting with MLA Sheila Malcolmson

Here are a few more details of the meeting that Peter Johnston and I had with MLA Sheila Malcolmson, currently the Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Environment George Heyman.  One of her key files is marine debris, and it is an issue which she truly wants to take action on. 

The case for banning or regulating the use of Styrofoam on the ocean

Submission to the CleanBC – Plastics Action Plan Consultation

The case for banning or regulating the use of Styrofoam on the ocean
Peter Dietsch, professor of economic ethics, Université de Montréal, QC, and part-time resident
of Lasqueti Island, BC
Donald Gordon, Lasqueti Island and Vancouver
September 2019

Boxing Day ferry schedule

No ferry service Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25.

Boxing Day, Thursday, December 26 THERE WILL BE NO 8am FERRY FROM FALSE BAY

Other than this, the schedule will be the same as usual, with runs at 9:45, 11, 2:30, 4 and 5:30


qRd Budget 2020



The qathet Regional District will meet to consider the proposed 2020 budgets and 2020-2024 Financial Plan at the Committee of the Whole, Regional Hospital District Committee of the Whole and Planning Committee meetings between December 2019 and March 2020.

Thursday water taxi

I've chartered a water taxi leaving False Bay at 7AM this Thursday morning, Nov. 7th. Room for up to 6 more people. If you want to get off island earlier, or just faster, let me know.