What's News

Our Isle & Times-October issue released

Event Date: 
Oct 1 2014 - 10:00am

Our Isle & Times Deadline-October issue

Event Date: 
Sep 21 2014 - 11:59pm

Campfire Ban Lifted

For Immediate Release
August 26, 2014
PARKSVILLE – Effective at noon on Thursday, Aug. 28, campfires will once again be permitted
throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
The Coastal Fire Centre will rescind its existing campfire prohibition due to cooler weather in

Fall Fair

Event Date: 
Sep 20 2014 - 2:00pm

Fall Fair: Saturday Sept 20

Opens at 2 pm at the community hall, continues until the evening. Dinner will feature roasted local pig and lamb, as well as fresh salads and veggies.

Make a display, organize an event, volunteer to help out, or just come for fun. Make it your fair.

contact information for premier and ministers relevant to Texada coal project

For those with time and energy to write emails, make phone calls, send faxes or letters, here are some relevant addresses.

Phone calls and emails/letters to media, and talking to friends and neighbours to get them interested and active to oppose this silly, deadly plan will also help stop it.

Fire Hazard - High

Our local fire hazard rating increased to high Aug. 21/14.  All burning restrictions remain in effect, if you have fire related questions call me at 8680.



Port Metro Vancouver approves Fraser Surrey Docks plan to ship coal by barge to Texada Island

Port Metro Vancouver this morning gave its approval for Fraser Surrey Docks to unload trains full of US coal and load it onto barges that will bring it to Texada Island, past the Sunshine Coast and Lasqueti. The coal will be unloaded and stored until there is enough to fill a large bulk carrier, at which time it will be loaded and shipped to China to be burned.

jessie's Path and Nursery

Jessie's Path and Nursery

CLOSED Saturday for Lasqueti Day Parade.

I am always available for appointment though, if you need something, just call.  8818

On another note. I need your feedback on winter hours.

What would be the best day(s)  for me to be open Oct. - Feb.

Fire Hazard downgraded to Moderate- Aug.16/2014

Aug. 16/2014- Fire hazard rating for Lasqueti is downgraded to Moderate.  This rating will likely only last a few days, please be informed that all burning restrictions remain in effect.



Fire Hazard Downgraded

Our local Fire Hazard Rating has been downgraded to High as of Aug. 13/2014.  All burning restrictions including campfires (cooking fires) remain in effect.