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Galiano in the News

This section is for presenting news from or about Galiano.

Forests, beaches and wildlife abound on Galiano (2013.03.31) A pair of bald eagles call out as they fly down the forested corridor metres above our vehicle, keeping pace in front as a dolphin would a ship's bow. And just as quickly, they're gone.
New program at Gulf Islands Film & Television School (2013.03.30) Teased and taunted by bullies for nine years in school, Victoria teenager Adam Caflisch escaped that torment and now has some sage advice...
Source: Vancouver Sun
The People and Stories of Galiano Island (2013.02.22) Shaw TV's Jen Muranetz tells us the story of Galiano Island.
Galiano Island (2013.02.19) When thinking Galiano, superlatives come to mind. It seems to have more of everything, except crowds.
On Galiano: A Festival of Arts and Culture (2012.11.21) Arts At The Edge is about the year round Festival of Arts and Culture that over the years has spontaneously developed on Galiano Island.
Garlic Scape Pesto (2012.07.23) B and I recently spent a weekend away with some friends on Galiano Island. Our good friend lives out there and he is kind enough to invite us out once a summer...
All Islands Meeting on Galiano Island (2012.07.22) Reconnect the Gulf Islands! Aug 7 - 9. This gathering is being organized by the Island Futures Boat Network people from Gabriola Island (see www.islandfutures.org ), in cooperation with folk on Galiano, Mayne, Salt Spring, Pender, and Saturna.
Source: Mayne News
Paramedic swims from Tsawwassen to Galiano (2012.06.25) Veteran Cloverdale paramedic Will Rogers arrived at the Tsawwassen shoreline bright and early on Sunday (June 24) to begin the first leg of his 2012 Million Dollar Journey...
Galiano Wine Festival: country charm (2012.06.21) Why do we travel? To get away from our routines? Experience new people and places? Attend wine festivals? Yes to all of the above...
Source: BOOMlist
Galiano Island-Eco tours and good eats (2012.05.30) Combining a love of learning and some travel while you're doing it is always a bonus. It makes the learning that much more fun...
Source: BOOMlist
A restorative getaway (2012.05.26) Galiano is a long skinny island that stretches more than 26km from top to bottom. It is the least tamed of the major Gulf Islands because of its rocky geography and lack of arable land...
Source: Vancouver Sun
Dionisio Park on Galiano Island (2012.05.24) If anyone is looking for a nice quiet place to paddle to I recently visited Dionisio park on Galiano (north point of the island facing Porlier Pass)...
The bigger the chicken, the better the feast (2012.05.23) After two decades of living on the Gulf Islands, I'm still easily surprised by nature's little tricks and treats. Particularly this year...
Western Canadian Summer Tour Announcement! (2012.05.16) The Jessica Stuart Few has some cool gigs at the end of May in Toronto & NXNE in June, but we’re so excited to announce our Western Canada Summer Tour Dates! If you’re in BC or Alberta, chances are we’ll be in your city – voila...
Bus Schedule (2012.05.14) The Hummingbird Pub Bus starts rolling Friday the 18th. First run of the season at 5:00. Weekend service until full service begins mid-june...
Best May Long Weekend Ferry Trips (2012.05.14) The May long weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. While the standard, two-day weekend trip leaves me feeling like I packed all my gear only to unpack it again, three days transforms into a glorious escape...
GIFTS School Trip Jeapordized (2012.05.14) Surrey school cancels trip to film school on Galiano Island. A much-anticipated trip to Galiano Island to make movies appears to be back on track for some Surrey students, but not all of them...
Source: Vancouver Sun
Galiano Island Wine Festival (2012.05.12) The 2012 Galiano Island International Wine Festival is a fabulous outdoor wine and food event ...
Land purchase with promise (2012.05.06) Vancity helps Galiano Conservancy Association complete an essential land purchase...
Source: Vancity
9 wheels, 8 legs and 1 Gulf Island (2012.04.25) The other day we were just talking about how much fun we had touring Galiano Island on our bikes. Me thinks another bike/island adventure is in order this summer ...
Times Colonist (2012.04.20) Gulf Islands Film and Television School students take intensive hands-on courses in documentary filmaking, directing, visiual effects, acting, music...
BetaBeat (2012.04.19) Former Twitter Developer Joins Etsy, Will Work From Gorgeous Island Instead of New York City. Avi Bryant, a former member of the Twitter analytics team, has joined Etsy to start a mysterious new team--from afar.
Source: BetaBeat
Galiano Library and Community Use Facility (2012.03) The Capital Regional District (CRD) is currently compiling a list of Prime /Subcontractors from Galiano Island...
Westworld Magazine (2012.03.08) The Kunamokst mural at the Galiano Inn got a mention in the Spring 2012 issue of Westworld Magazine :)
Accommodations at a Glance (2012.03.05) We have added a new page to the website: a comparison table showing all of the member accommodations on the island, with icons for their amenities.
Galiano Island Literary Festival: Top 10 Shakedown (2012.02.26) I just staggered home from a weekend at the third annual Galiano Island Literary Festival. It was most definitely an honour to attend; here’s my top ten highlights of the festival.
Galiano Island conservancy expansion will protect ... (2012.02.21) The Hook, a Tyee blog entry ... A big swathe of land on the west coast of Galiano Island is going to be protected from loggers and developers, thanks to the efforts of an island-based non-profit group, the Galiano Conservancy Association.
Source: The Hook...
Galiano by the book (2012.12.23) A "tweet" in the Victoria Times Colonist about the upcoming literary festival :)
Small Town BC - Galiano (2011.12.03) Global TV aired a six minute segment on Galiano, Saturday Dec. 3rd, 2011. It featured images submitted by audience members, with breezy reporter commentary.
Source: Global TV...
An Island Frozen in Time and Price (2009.09.20) The New York Times "Frugal Traveler" column featured an article about Galiano Island.