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Saltair Community Centre Online Auction Fundraiser

Saltair Community Centre Online Auction.

The funds raised through this online auction will be applied to Community Centre building improvements  such as exterior & interior painting,  flooring replacements, and accessible washroom renovations.
The Auction will begin on Wednesday, April 28th at 8 am and run until Friday, May 7th at 7 pm.
Bids will be dollar amounts only, and payments will be e-transfer or cash.
Watch your bids carefully and remember to refresh your page to see the latest bids/comments. You will be notified via  Facebook if yours was the winning bid.
Contact-free pick up will be arranged for Saturday, May 7.
The Saltair Community Society  want to thank the local businesses and Saltarians  who have kindly donated to this fundraising auction.


Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Paul Manly is hosting a non-partisan community meeting at:

Saltair Community Centre
Friday, March 6th from 7:00 to 8:30pm.

Paul will give a brief report on his recent work in Ottawa, and then open the floor for questions on any federal issue. All community members are invited to attend.

These community meetings are scheduled twice a year throughout the riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith. They are part of Paul’s commitment to being an accessible and accountable federal representative. More dates and locations are listed on Paul’s website at

One question we are frequently asked is, “How is this a non-partisan event?” The answer is that Paul is there to report on his work as MP, not to talk about the Green Party. There will be no Green Party signage or literature on display at this MP hosted event. We believe it is very important that everyone feel comfortable in the meeting space, so they can hear from their MP and ask questions that are important to them.

Laurie MacMillan
Communications Coordinator
Office of MP Paul Manly

2nd Annual Saltair Seedy Sunday March 8th

Join us for the 2nd Annual Saltair Seedy Sunday!

March 8th, 2020 at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saltair Community Centre
3850 South Oyster School Road

Vendors please contact 250-606-1515 for a table

There will be: Plants, Seeds, Planters, Mulch, Compost, Bees, Honey, Jam, and so much more!

Live Music!!! Wear your dancin’ shoes!

If you have plants that you would like to exchange or sell, please let us know. You are welcome!

Please bring a reusable cup if you would like tea or coffee

Please bring a donation for the Neighborhood House Food Bank

Hosted by the Saltair Community Society


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Saltair’s Canada 150th Quilt on Exhibit

If you missed the chance to see Saltair’s Canada 150th Celebration Quilt, you will get another chance!

The quilt will be part of the new exhibit at the Ladysmith Museum featuring the works by Saltair Quilter’s Group.

The massive quilt features landmarks such as: Stocking Creek Falls, Big Rock at Boulder point beach, Davis Lagoon Bridge, The old Plantation, Saltair Pub and other wonderful pieces.

Opens on February 17th, 2020 BC Family Day.❤️ Ladysmith Museum on First Ave, downtown Ladysmith.

Confronting Our Climate Emergency Public Seminar Series

Confronting the  Climate Emergency-  Public Seminar Series to be held on:

Saturdays,  beginning:

February 15th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

February 22nd, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

March 7th,           2:00 to 4:00 pm

March 14th,        2:00 to 4:00 pm  POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE



You are invited to attend  four climate emergency  seminars  that will deal with the science underpinning climate change and its global impacts.

The ethics and moral implications of climate change; and possible actions that will reduce the effects of climate change.

The most important session presents the perspective of youth in the crisis. The series will culminate with a panel of scientists and politicians presenting their views and actions as related to the crisis.

After their presentations  there will be ample time for questions and discussion.”

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Hatha Yoga with Kate Wilton

Yoga at Saltair Community Centre Room 17

Wednesday, January 22-March 11th, 2020, @  6:45-8:00 PM Rm 17

An 8 week Hatha Yoga session to warm the body, connect with the breath and calm the mind for meditation.  Each class includes a warm up, balancing postures, spine and core strengthening, floor based stretching and relaxation.  Classes  close with meditation.

$110 for 8 Week Session

$70 for a 5 Punch Pass *

$15 Drop-in (space permitting)

Classes are offered in room 17 at the Saltair Community Centre.  Come dressed in layers that are comfortable to move in.  Please bring a yoga mat, blanket, and preferred props if you have them.

*expires 4 months from date of purchase

Visit for more information.

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Invitation to Meet & Greet New Owners of Saltair Food Market

Come Join Us for A Meet & Greet


There will be  a Meet and Greet with the New Owners of Saltair Food Market building and the Mobile village property.
Phong and Jen are looking forward to meeting their new tenants and neighbours.

Location: Inside the Saltair Food Market Building
Date:  January 4,2020
Time: 3.00p.m.
Food and Refreshments will be served.

No need to RRSP, hope to see you attend.
Irene &Rob, Management

Volunteer Opportunity – Stocking Creek Park Native Planting Event


Bridge over Stocking Creek

Are you interested in spending more time  outside this fall? How about volunteering your time to initiatives that will improve the health of ecosystems of CVRD parks and trails through invasive plant removal, native planting, improving trail networks, and clean ups of natural areas.

Next volunteering event is being held on:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH ( This is a Pro-D day for School Dist.79)

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Prior to volunteering please  fill out the CVRD Volunteer form provided in the green highlighted link:

For directions and park information click here ( A CVRD staff member will be there to greet you.

We will provide tools and gloves. Please wear sturdy closed-toe shoes and long pants and sleeves and remember to dress for the weather. Please wear clothes that will protect your skin and that you don’t mind getting dirty or torn.
Please note that the only washroom at this site is at the other park entrance at Thicke Road (a fair walk from the work site). The work area is along maintained trails. We will be working alongside these in natural areas.
Please bring drinking water and snacks or lunch for yourself. We will also provide some beverages and snacks for the break.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions about this event using the below contact information:
Parks Volunteer Coordinator, Elizabeth Aitken
Elizabeth [dot] Aitken [at] cvrd [dot] bc [dot] ca
Office: 250-746-2649
Cell: 250-709-1739

Don’t forget to sign up for volunteering on line, please visit the following link:



CVRD Commmunity Satisfaction Survey

CVRD Community Satisfaction Survey

Residents across the Cowichan Valley have the opportunity to participate in a comprehensive Community Satisfaction Survey.

Over the next four weeks, Leger Marketing will conduct a statistically valid survey that will gather data from 600 residents to gauge quality of life, delivery of programs and services, as well as how best to inform and engage the public.

Beginning Wednesday, November 20, randomly selected residents and households will be called though both landlines and cell phones. Eligible participants will have the option to complete the approximately 15-minute survey over the phone, or online through a unique, secure link sent to their email. At the end of the survey, residents have the ability to opt-in to a short follow-up email
survey related to regional health services for use by Island Health and Our Cowichan Communities Health Network, as well as enter to win a gift card for CVRD recreation facilities.

Residents who are not selected to participate in the scientific study are encouraged to complete an online version of the survey at The open version of the survey
will be accessible until December 31, and will be reported separately from the statistically valid survey.
The results of both surveys will be presented to the CVRD Board of Directors in early 2020 and available for review on the CVRD website.

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