Gabriola Island

The ferry dubbed Island 5 leaving a shipyard in Romania back in July. B.C. Ferries says the hybrid electric ferry will go into service in 2022. (Submitted photo)

Second Gabriola-Nanaimo hybrid ferry begins last leg of trip home

Dubbed Island 5, hybrid-electric ferry expected to begin service in 2022

 

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Kaman Somers of Gabriola Island, who suffered a spinal injury in an Aug. 25 accident. (Submitted photo)

Gabriola Island man suffers spinal cord injury in motor vehicle incident

Sister-in-law of Kaman Somers starts online fundraiser following Aug. 25 accident

 

Gabriola Island Community Hall. (News Bulletin file)

Gabriola Island Community Hall gets $250K grant for outdoor stage and events area

Money coming from provincial and federal COVID-19 resilience infrastructure program

 

Saysutshun totem pole (photo: Mike Anderson)

Hop to it: Nanaimo offers easy access to local islands

Unique island experiences at your doorstep

  • Jun 28, 2021
Saysutshun totem pole (photo: Mike Anderson)
Nanaimo Harbour ferry terminal. (News Bulletin file)

Free Wi-Fi coming to terminals on Gabriola-Nanaimo ferry route

Province directing $1.5 million for wireless internet service at 14 small B.C. Ferries terminals

Nanaimo Harbour ferry terminal. (News Bulletin file)
Regional District of Nanaimo’s board has awarded a $659,000-plus tender to Radius Contracting Inc., to build a skate park at Huxley Community Park on Gabriola Island. Pictured here, a Huxley Community Park skate park conceptual design. (New Line Skateparks)

RDN awards $660,000 contract for construction of Gabriola skate park

Work anticipated to begin in August and be completed by year’s end

Regional District of Nanaimo’s board has awarded a $659,000-plus tender to Radius Contracting Inc., to build a skate park at Huxley Community Park on Gabriola Island. Pictured here, a Huxley Community Park skate park conceptual design. (New Line Skateparks)
An artist’s rendering of B.C. Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Nanaimo-Gabriola route by 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)

Scheduling consultation begins for Gabriola-Nanaimo ferry route

Online feedback being accepted now, virtual engagement session scheduled for April 6

An artist’s rendering of B.C. Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Nanaimo-Gabriola route by 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)
Chris Straw, pictured with his grandson Luca, left, and Marc Doré have been identified as the men who died in a construction accident on Gabriola Island on Tuesday. (Photos courtesy R. Jeanette Martin)

Gabriolans come to terms with deaths of well-known community members

Chris Straw and Marc Doré identified as men killed when concrete pump boom failed Tuesday

Chris Straw, pictured with his grandson Luca, left, and Marc Doré have been identified as the men who died in a construction accident on Gabriola Island on Tuesday. (Photos courtesy R. Jeanette Martin)
The Gabriola Environmentally Responsible Trans-Island Express fleet will be able to move to a new depot facility after receiving more than $187,000 of community economic recovery infrastructure program money from the Province of B.C. (Submitted photo)

Gabriola bus system receives $188,000 from province for depot building

Old fire hall to be retrofitted and serve as new bus terminal thanks to COVID-19 recovery funding

The Gabriola Environmentally Responsible Trans-Island Express fleet will be able to move to a new depot facility after receiving more than $187,000 of community economic recovery infrastructure program money from the Province of B.C. (Submitted photo)
B.C. Conservative Party floats ambitious transportation plan for Nanaimo region

B.C. Conservative Party floats ambitious transportation plan for Nanaimo region

Ferry terminal and bridge proposed for Gabriola Island

B.C. Conservative Party floats ambitious transportation plan for Nanaimo region