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Council to set up municipal housing corporation

Council has given authorization to proceed with the application to incorporate the Bowen Island Housing Corporation (BIHC).

Two loading lanes don’t ensure larger ferry

The future of Snug Cove and the conceptual redesigning of the village has to date put ferry marshaling and transportation at the top of the list of priorities.

All routes see same increase

From April 1, ferry fares will go up. For a return trip from Horseshoe Bay to Snug Cove, the passenger ticket price will go from $10.20 to $10.65, the price for a ticket for a passenger vehicle will jump from $29.20 to $30.40.

Training day at the volunteer fire hall

"Mayhem! Mayhem! We have a man down. All RIT members move to the front of the building immediately.

Thank you and goodbye

Over the years, municipal council has been assisted by numerous knowledgable and dedicated community volunteers. At the March 12 council meeting, the discussion centred on the current committee structure.

Deep Bay barge owner doesn’t want to be the first to go

In an interview with the Undercurrent last Friday morning, March 16, Ian Thornett, the man who owns the large landing barge that has sat for over a year in Deep Bay, spoke about his boat, his commitment to being a good neighbour and his feelings abou

Small measures that make a big difference

A certain excitement is building when it comes to our marine environment. The dolphins are returning to Howe Sound, lured by an abundance of herring.

Special events will recreate atmosphere of Steamship era

The Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce cordially invites all organizations and members of the public to attend a breakfast meeting on Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 a.m.

Where do we belong?

On one hand, Bowen Island is represented at the Islands Trust along with other island communities, some of them quite different in location and character. On the other hand, our municipality belongs to Metro Vancouver.

Villages are build by policy and design

The visioning and the public process for revitalizing Snug Cove are already done, according to James Tuer of JWT Architecture.