This is Yard and garden clean-up time and as you go about eliminating invasive species such as scotch broom and unwanted blackberries, be very careful when you pull or cut daphne/spurge laurel. Many plant parts are toxic and can cause blisters and a rash if you don't use gloves. The CVRD Saltair Burning Bylaw allows yard… Continue reading Spurge Laurel – Be Careful when handling
A new website has been created that makes it easy to see where we are headed with Climate Change. You can have some fun playing with the interactive website. http://www.climateatlas.ca Posted by: Lynne Smith
Saltair Water System Update From Saltair Water Advisory Committee (SWAC) Lynne Smith, chairperson, committee : Stan Piper, Jim Whittaker contact : firstname.lastname@example.org Saltair Water System 2018 Distribution Upgrades 2018 (ageing infrastructure) Chemainus Rd – Reed Rd PRV up to and including Southin Rd (Southin Rd will be optional work in 2018 depending on the budget)… Continue reading SWAC Update
Another great Saltair Easter Celebration Event at the Saltair Centennial Park. Approx 46 children enjoyed the Easter egg hunt, yummy pink rabbit cookies, juices and prizes. Adults also munched on pink rabbit cookies and sipped cups of coffee. Some families are multi-generational when it comes to this event. Newcomers are getting into the swing of participating in this… Continue reading Saltair Easter Egg Hunt Event at Centennial Park
The Friends of Rails to Trails Vancouver Island have provided the following article to Saltair News and Views. It describes the current situation. Many of us reminisce about the E&N train that once travelled from Victoria to Courtenay and back. It was plagued with problems as numerous operators couldn’t make it economically viable. Discussions have… Continue reading Friends of Rails to Trails Vancouver Island
Our local politicians may lack momentum but it is reassuring to learn other islanders do not. We can create an Okanagan Rail Trail on Vancouver Island. Moreover, Vancouver Island has the potential to create the longest, paved, multi-use rail trail in the world. This title is currently held by the Paul Bunyan Trail in Minnestota, USA. It is… Continue reading Rail Trail Supporters in the North!
Saltair Water Break: On March 22nd, many Saltair residents woke up to no water. Just before 7:00 am, the CVRD received calls about the break . It had a crew heading out at 7:25 am. The break was on Seavista Road. The break also affected homeowners on Olsen, Clifcoe and Seaview Crescent. The CVRD was… Continue reading SWAC Update