The ferry runs from French Creek Harbour on Vancouver Island to False Bay on Lasqueti Island. Pay parking is available at the marina. The trip takes from 50 minutes to over an hour (in rough waters).   Passengers and freight only - no cars!

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For any true emergency:
Ambulance/First Responders/Medivac - 250-248-3511 1 ( Emergencies Only )

To Report a Fire - ...

Lasqueti is quite sparsely populated and lies in a rare ecosystem type - the Coastal Douglas Fir zone.  Our famous herds of feral sheep, along with the unique history of settlement have resulted in an ecology and natural environment with its own character.

Fire Danger Rating

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ABOUT THE BAND

Makeke Marimba is a vibrant, energetic dance band from Lasqueti Island, B.C..  Our music is inspired by the Shona tradition of Zimbabwe. The music is based on ancient melodies and poly-rhythms originally played on mbira (elaborate wood and metal thumb pianos).

 

Farm Stays and Accommodation Available!

The Free Store is a recycling centre for reusable clothing, books and household objects.

Hours

Winter Hours: Thursdays 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Summer: Mondays and Thursdays 1:00 - 5:00 pm  (starting Apr. 1)

Waste

Lasqueti has no garbage disposal. Please minimize the waste that you produce and dispose of your garbage off-island. You can fill a tote with your waste/recycling and take it back to appropriate places on Vancouver Island.
All organic waste should be composted on your own property. The Free...

Our Isle & Times is a monthly, community-supported newsletter (i.e., the articles and ads are written by community members), which has been published for 20 years.  It follows in the footsteps of many other fine newsletters that existed under different names and incarnations on Lasqueti. 

General Store, Bakery, & Cafe

Open for breakfast, lunch and meals to go. We serve organic coffee, pie, ice cream, sandwiches, soups, salads, fresh bread and pastries. Pizza is served during the summer on Fridays. 

Bulk or heavy cargo, not permitted on the ferry, must be barged onto Lasqueti.

KGL freight services 
Scheduled freight runs every Friday, (weather permitting) year round from French creek.
Other deliveries booked as required.  
Phone or text Keith at 250-951-9291 (cell) or 250-...

Specialzing in using local, natural and recycled materials, we are a collective of builders that can be hired to build with you or for you, to create whatever your heart desires. We are experienced in building everything from cob cabins, ovens and benches to installing natural insulation, earthen wall plasters and cob floors in any...

Minutes from the Lasqueti ferry, down a quiet country lane. Cozy, bright, self contained guest suite with private entrance. A fully functional kitchen awaits and a wood stove to warm your toes. Your home away from home offers a deep claw foot bathtub, shower and standard bathroom facilities.

3 Cabins to choose from, all just a 5 minute walk from the ferry and farmers market

Lasqueti Off Grid Escape: Perched above the trees with a 180 degree ocean view off the 800 sq ft deck. This bright, newly renovated home has 2 Queen beds, full bath, kitchen and captivating views from every window. $130/night 2 night min.

Lasqueti Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan.

Last summer I organized a Think Tank of 15 Lasqueti community members to work together to think through the following questions:

How are the impacts of climate change going to affect us here on Lasqueti?

And what can we do to prepare for...

Update Nov 22nd 2017: LISWMAC's final report is now available.

LIRA was formed to represent the interests of property owners on Lasqueti Island.
When an issue affecting Lasqueti arises, LIRA provides the platform to give ratepayers a voice in the discussion.  When there is not much to discuss, we're off doing other things!