The ferry runs from French Creek Harbour on Vancouver Island to False Bay on Lasqueti Island. Pay parking is available at the marina. The trip takes from 50 minutes to over an hour (in rough waters).   Passengers and freight only - no cars!

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For any true emergency:
Ambulance/First Responders/Medivac - 250-248-3511 1 ( Emergencies Only )

To Report a Fire - ...

Lasqueti is quite sparsely populated and lies in a rare ecosystem type - the Coastal Douglas Fir zone.  Our famous herds of feral sheep, along with the unique history of settlement have resulted in an ecology and natural environment with its own character.

Our Isle & Times is a monthly, community-supported newsletter (i.e., the articles and ads are written by community members), which has been published for 20 years.  It follows in the footsteps of many other fine newsletters that existed under different names and incarnations on Lasqueti. 

The Lasqueti Island Nature Conservancy (LINC) conserves and protects land for the benefit of wildlife, plants and the public. To achieve our mission, LINC acquires legal interests in land and provides public education on the natural and cultural features on Lasqueti and surrounding islands.
 
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Specialzing in using local, natural and recycled materials, we are a collective of builders that can be hired to build with you or for you, to create whatever your heart desires. We are experienced in building everything from cob cabins, ovens and benches to installing natural insulation, earthen wall plasters and cob floors in any...

The Free Store is a recycling centre for reusable clothing, books and household objects.

Hours

Winter Hours: Thursdays 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Summer: Mondays and Thursdays 1:00 - 5:00 pm  (starting Apr. 1)

General Store, Bakery, & Cafe

Open for breakfast, lunch, meals to go, serving organic coffee, pie, ice cream, fresh bread and pastries.  Organic and conventional groceries and supplies.

Winter Hours:  Open 7 days a week

Minutes from the Lasqueti ferry, down a quiet country lane. Cozy, bright, self contained guest suite with private entrance. A fully functional kitchen awaits and a wood stove to warm your toes. Your home away from home offers a deep claw foot bathtub, shower and standard bathroom facilities.

3 Cabins to choose from, all just a 5 minute walk from the ferry and farmers market

Lasqueti Off Grid Escape: Perched above the trees with a 180 degree ocean view off the 800 sq ft deck. This bright, newly renovated home has 2 Queen beds, full bath, kitchen and captivating views from every window. $130/night 2 night min.

Fire Danger Rating

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Lasqueti Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan.

Last summer I organized a Think Tank of 15 Lasqueti community members to work together to think through the following questions:

How are the impacts of climate change going to affect us here on Lasqueti?

And what can we do to prepare for...

Update Nov 22nd 2017: LISWMAC's final report is now available.

LIRA was formed to represent the interests of property owners on Lasqueti Island.
When an issue affecting Lasqueti arises, LIRA provides the platform to give ratepayers a voice in the discussion.  When there is not much to discuss, we're off doing other things!

Lasqueti Island lies in the Georgia Strait, north of French Creek (on Vancouver Island), and southwest of Texada Island. It is approximately 8 km wide and 22 km long, with an area of 73.56 km2. About 425 permanent residents call Lasqueti home (2011 census). It is accessible by foot passenger ferry service only, or by private boat or plane.

"West Coast, Wild and Exotic"

For more info., please visit our website: www.squittybay.ca

The Striped Chicken Farm and Feed Store

 

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Why go off-island when you can get all your farm, feed, and pet supplies, competitively priced, right here!

Pete's Lake Water Users Society has been providing water via gravity-fed pipelines from Pete's Lake to its members at the north end of Lasqueti Island since 1987.

A Boil Water Advisory is in effect.