Pender Island Newswire

Pender Island Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pender Island, BC.

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  1. Should I stay or should I go: travel experts offer tips for holiday escapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | CBC News

    ... picks are situated in the Pacific Northwest, all a short seaplane, ferry or car ride away. At WOODS on Pender Island, visitors have the option to stay in an airstream the comes with a full kitchenette as well as a private mini hot tub and outdoor ...

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  2. Beaver cull killed for now: Pender Island protest saves tail-slappers from Parks Canada planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | CBC News

    The beavers of Greenburn Lake, South Pender Island, have been spared as Parks Canada investigates other options. Parks Canada has put a plan to cull a colony of beavers on Pender Island on hold in response to a flood of complaints by residents.

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  3. Residents in B.C. ask Parks Canada to consider other options, not kill beaversRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | CTV

    A battle over beavers is brewing on South Pender Island, B.C., where residents are vowing to save the animals from being destroyed. The beavers have been building their own dams in Greenburn Lake, threatening an earthen dam constructed on part of the Gulf Island National Park Reserve, an area administered by Parks Canada.

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  4. Huge Chinook salmon intercepted swimming upriver is one for the agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Yahoo!

    ... why this salmon wasn't released and allowed to continue upstream to spawn. Tim Berninger, a fishing guide from Pender Island, B.C., explained

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  5. Beaver battle brewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Castanet.net

    A battle over beavers is brewing on South Pender Island, B.C., where residents are vowing to save the animals from being destroyed. The beavers have been building their own dams in Greenburn Lake, threatening an earthen dam constructed on part of the Gulf Island National Park Reserve, an area administered by Parks Canada.

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  6. B.C. residents call on Parks Canada to consider other options, not kill beaversRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | 680News

    A battle over beavers is brewing on South Pender Island, B.C., where residents are vowing to save the animals from euthanasia. The beavers have been building their own dams in Greenburn Lake, threatening an earthen dam constructed on part of the Gulf Island National Park Reserve, an area administered by Parks Canada.

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  7. B.C. residents call on Parks Canada to not kill beaversRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    Residents became upset by Parks Canada's plan to euthanize beavers that have been building dams on part of the Gulf Island National Park Reserve in B.C. PENDER ISLAND, B.C. - A battle over beavers is brewing on South Pender Island, B.C., where residents are vowing to save the animals from euthanasia. The beavers have been building their own dams in Greenburn Lake, threatening an earthen dam constructed on part of the Gulf Island National Park Reserve, an area administered by Parks Canada.

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  8. Gulf Island beavers temporarily saved from euthanizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | CBC News

    A death sentence has been temporarily suspended for a colony of beavers living in the Gulf Islands after a group of concerned citizens threatened to take action. Residents of South Pender Island, where the beavers have been busy building dams in Greenburn Lake, had planned a blockade to save their long-toothed friends.

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  9. Best of the City Dining 2017: Blue Water Caf Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Westender

    ... ginger, jalapeno and ponzu. To accompany it, Mulholland pours Sea Star 's light and fresh "Stella Maris" from Pender Island. Crafted from a blend of aromatic grapes, "it has acid to balance the ponzu and a touch of sugar to balance the spice in the ...

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  10. System has no place for paralyzed, mentally ill and drug-addicted manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... friends easily. When his parents split up, they remained on good terms. Lloyd went to live with his dad on Pender Island. His mom would visit on weekends. "Kyle's only successes in life really were around the water. He was a terrific swimmer. He was ...

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  11. Town Talk: Gourmet Warehouse's McSherry launches cookbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... goods to sell, namely vegan fare from her and husband Jaman Lloyd's Copper Kettle Fine Foods firm on Pender Island. No hams, that is, at Copper Kettle anyway. HUGH'S VIEWS: Some of late impresario Hugh Pickett's showbiz memorabilia will adorn a ...

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  12. Transportation top of mind for Greater Victoria at UBCM conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... increases to transit services, and money to begin a passenger-only ferry service between Salt Spring Island, Pender Island and the Town of Sidney. While continued support towards emergency management initiatives and more action taken towards climate ...

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  13. Why animals should be given the same legal rights as humansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | MacLeans

    ... the great relief of cautious, not to say cowardly, MPs. Boyd is deeply committed to his cause. He has lived on Pender Island, a three-hour ferry ride from Vancouver, for 17 years. "One of the things that drew my partner and I there was the presence ...

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  14. Southern Gulf Islands cultivate an independent lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | North Shore News

    ... of its ciders has them regularly sold-out. Mid-day it is off to the Long Harbour Ferry for a 45-minute trip to Pender Island (North and South) with its award winning winery, Sea Star Estate Farm and Vineyards. The tasting room and beautiful ...

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  15. Vancouver's Labour Day weekend weather will be scorching hot : forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... is shown on Sunday, May 4, 2008. A Parks Canada boat is seen in front of the Roseland Extension on North Pender Island as a part of the Gulf Islands National Park expansion located near Sidney, B.C., on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. People climb up a rock ...

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  16. Luxury yacht docked in Victoria rents for $1.1M per weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... through tracking site MarineTraffic indicated that the Cloudbreak had recently travelled from near South Pender Island before it docked in Victoria. "I don't know, some movie star? Donald Trump's boat?" tourist Deb Paputsakis said when asked who she ...

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  17. Walking the lonely road? Check out these 3 books inspired by 'solo treks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | CBC News

    ... times we're living through. Harris himself tries to break free of technology, unplugging alone at a cabin on Pender Island for a week. Now, this may seem like the world's cushiest experiment, but as he points out, when was the last time you were ...

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  18. Craft cider on the cusp of a province-wide boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Westender

    Not many business owners count tree-climbing among their essential skills. But when you want to produce cider the traditional way, you have to get hands on - and for Katie Selbee and Matthew Vasilev, that means scaling the century-old fruit trees of Pender Island to pick the best apples.

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  19. Victorians to celebrate the Salish Sea with paddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... takes paddlers in their kayaks and canoes from Swartz Bay to Portland Island, Salt Spring Island, North Pender Island, Prevost Island and Moresby Island, for about 29 nautical miles (54 kilometres) in total. Participants stop at each to rest and ...

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  20. 'You feel devastated and everything floods in, and it floods in for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... workers - the whole span of people who are working hard in Victoria to mitigate the opioid crisis," said the Pender Island resident and one of the founders of Moms Stop the Harm, which has since ballooned from three people to roughly 250 in recent ...

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