Tag: Bridge-Free Salish Sea

Anti-bridge petition to be presented

Here’s what we spotted in the current issue of the Gabriola Sounder: Members of Bridge Free Salish Sea, Trustee Heather Nicholas, and RDN Director Howard Houle will be driving to Victoria April 13 with the petition signatures of 2,026 British Columbians, 1,591 of which are from Gabriola and Mudge Islands. The petition supports the Islands Trust policy statment against bridges…

Some thoughts on today’s news

Mudge Island A comment on our Your Comments page from Mudge More Concerned pointed us toward an article in today’s Nanaimo Daily News. As MMC pointed out, the impact of a bridge on Mudge Island would be utterly catastrophic, so it’s ridiculous to exclude its residents from the discussion. But Mudge often gets left out when the “Gabriola bridge” is…

BFSS call for volunteers

“Bridge-Free Salish Sea needs volunteers! Currently, we’re asking for people to collect signatures for our petition; could you take a shift or two? Soon we’ll be asking for people to take part in our letter-writing campaign and our other strategies. If you love our bridge-free island and you want to help, please contact us at bridgefreesalishsea@telus.net. Together, we can defend our…

BFSS: letter to Todd Stone

From Steve O’Neill’s letter to Todd Stone: “I am requesting that you withdraw the funds for this study and instead navigate your Ministry towards re-establishing BC Ferries as a Crown Corporation and funded similarly to other transportation systems within the province.” Read the whole thing at the Bridge-Free Salish Sea site.