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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.
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.
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
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)...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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...
An Island Frozen in Time and Price (2009.09.20) The New York Times "Frugal Traveler" column featured an article about Galiano Island.