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Pender Island Newswire

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  1. Marine midwife? Endangered orca may have had help giving birth: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Canada.com

    ... known to give birth in more than four decades of field studies. The new calf was first spotted with J-16 near Pender Island, a Southern Gulf Island, and the pod has been making its way north toward Nanaimo, on the east coast of Vancouver Island. ...

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  2. Investment Supports Community Infrastructure in Vancouver Island SouthRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Sys-Con Media

    ... Recreation Centre in Victoria. Pender Island Public Install new library shelves at $22,350 Library Association Pender Island Public Library. ...

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  3. A Very Cozy Tiny Treehouse RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Jetson Green

    ... reused, or repurposed. The tree house stands on a 0.5-acre (0.2 hectare) plot of rural land on picturesque Pender Island, BC, which he acquired for $32,000. The Raven Loft measures just 8 x 13 ft (2.4 x 4 m) and can be accessed by a steep wooden ...

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  4. Victoria waters provide a paradise for boatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Saanich News

    ... watch the fireworks from Butchart Gardens. More great facilities for boaters can be found at Beaumont Park on Pender Island. "There's a good beach there and a really great hike. You can hike up Mount Norman and see this most

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  5. 5 things to do in and around Vancouver this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | CBC News

    ... a troll forest! The Tour des Iles will allow people to travel between Salt Spring, Galiano, Mayne, Saturna and Pender Island for free until the end of the week. (Peter M Graham/Flickr) This weekend is your chance to island hop the Southern Gulf ...

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  6. Free boat trips between Gulf Islands for 4 days onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | CBC News

    The Tour des Iles will allow people to travel between Salt Spring, Galiano, Mayne, Saturna and Pender Island for free until the end of the week. For the next four days residents and visitors to British Columbia's Gulf Islands will have a chance to travel between Salt Spring, Galiano, Mayne, Saturna and Pender Island for free, in a community initiative called Tour des Iles .

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  7. AnnaLena Restaurant: Casual dining with thoughtful but fussy dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... other hand, shows maturity. It is impressive to see the obscure yet deliciously refreshing Sea Star wines from Pender Island in this tightly edited selection. That is a confident choice. I also feel ambivalent toward the kitchen. Mike Robbins is a ...

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  8. Victoria region ponders location and design of treatment plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Journal of Commerce

    ... y, which are north of Victoria, together operate a secondary treatment plant, as do the southern Gulf Islands, Pender Island, Port Renfrew and Sooke.

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  9. Salmon derby this Saturday in SidneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Penninsula News Review

    ... Marina, has anglers bring in their catch to be weighed (the derby record is 32 pounds, caught last year off Pender Island by a U.S. fisherman, MacPherson said). At that time, a DNA sample is taken from each fish, to be analyzed by the Department of ...

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  10. Geoff De Ruiter builds tiny treehouse retreat for $8,200Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Gizmag

    ... To turn this vision into a viable home, de Ruiter first bought a 0.2 hectare (0.5 acre) plot of rural land on Pender Island, British Columbia, for the bargain price of $35,000. Then the real hard work began. "Walking around roofing, siding, windows, ...

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  11. Man builds 165 sq. ft. tiny treehouse on island for $8,200Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | TreeHugger

    ... als. De Ruiter, who is studying bio-energy and carbon management and splits his time between Prince George and Pender Island, gives us a short tour of the 165-square-foot home below:

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  12. Man builds 165 sq. ft. tiny treehouse on island for $8,200Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | TreeHugger

    ... als. De Ruiter, who is studying bio-energy and carbon management and splits his time between Prince George and Pender Island, gives us a short tour of the 165-square-foot home below:

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  13. 'Raven Loft' is a small, sustainable treehouse home in BC, CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Inhabitat

    The story of Raven Loft started with the idea of living simply and sustainably. Geoff de Ruiter , owner of Raven Loft, bought a half-acre forested plot of land on Pender Island, BC, for $35,000 and built the treehouse for $8,200.

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  14. Better at Home progress updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Arrow Lakes News

    ... to those in larger centres. Based on the information collected from the five pilot communities of Invermere, Pender Island, Nakusp (including Arrow Park, Burton, Fauquier and Edgewood), Fraser Lake, and Valemount, the goal is for Better at Home's ...

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  15. Eerie beauty: Capturing Vancouver by nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | CTV

    ... Instead of signing off on a mortgage, Geoff de Ruiter built this 165-square-foot treehouse on B.C.'s Pender Island. It features a closet-sized washroom, a loft, a bed, a mini-fridge and a water reservoir - and it only cost him $8,000 to build. ...

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  16. A boy's dream: the man who lives in a tree houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | CBC News

    Geoff de Ruiter - a PhD student at the University of Northern B.C. and the University of B.C. - lives part of the year in a tree house he built himself on Pender Island. "I think everybody has the idea of having a tree house as a kid," he told Daybreak North's Russell Bowers.

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  17. HOMEFINDER: Relatable realtors and expert adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... spring so that's in the market." Weather also works to the advantage of Dockside Realty, an agency based on Pender Island as well as Saturna Island. Dockside's main focus is helping buyers in the market for waterfront properties. Sam Boyte, co-owner ...

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  18. HOMEFINDER: Relatable realtors and expert adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Goldstream Gazette

    ... spring so that's in the market." Weather also works to the advantage of Dockside Realty, an agency based on Pender Island as well as Saturna Island. Dockside's main focus is helping buyers in the market for waterfront properties. Sam Boyte, co-owner ...

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  19. B.C. man lives in tiny treehouse on Pender IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Thirty-one-year-old Geoff de Ruiter bought a half acre of land on Pender Island for $35,000 and built his own treehouse. He said he got the idea from a number of places, including the tiny house movement, which has grown in popularity in the past few years.

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  20. B.C. man calls tiny treehouse homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | CTV

    A B.C. man spent years searching for a property he loved and could afford before settling for an unlikely solution: a treehouse. Geoff de Ruiter, 31, bought a half-acre of land on B.C.'s Pender Island , one of the Southern Gulf Islands located between Vancouver Island and Washington.

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