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Websites about Salt Spring Island

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Google Hits 
This is just a shortcut to doing a Google search on "Salt Spring Island, which is where most of the following links came from."Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)

Salt Spring Island (commercial) 
"Information about Salt Spring Island, BC including accommodation and business listings." —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Salt Spring Island (historical/geographical) 
A page of historical and general information devoted to Salt Spring Island on a website about Vancouver Island and it's surrounding geography. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Salt Spring Island (political) 
The page on Salt Spring Island on the Capital Regional District's website. "Regional districts" are similar to counties in the US, and provide services such as non-criminal law and regulation enforcement, building codes, health inspections, etc. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Salt Spring Island (Wikipedia) 
The Wikipedia page on Salt Spring Island is quite good. EcoReality is visible in the third photo on the page.Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Archives 
"A collection of historic photographs from Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada." —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Artspring 
"The virtual home of ArtSpring - Salt Spring Island’s premier venue for concerts, theatre, exhibitions - and much more!" Includes a calendar of events. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Capital Regional District Geographic Information System Maps 
You can see high-resolution arial photography with various overlays for the entire south and east extent of Vancouver Island and nearby islands. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Chamber of Commerce 
Events calendar, visitor information, demographic information, virtual tours. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Community Education 
"We are a non-profit society committed to offering, promoting, and maintaining an array of educational opportunities and experiences for the community of Salt Spring Island." Carol and Jan are board members of this non-profit. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Community Services 
"We are a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to strengthening people, families and communities. Since 1975 we have provided a broad and diverse range of services and supports to the communities of the Southern Gulf Islands." —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Conservancy 
We work towards continuing improvements in the stewardship of natural habitats and features of the island's lands, freshwaters, and nearby marine environments. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Energy Strategy 
An organization devoted to improving energy efficiency on the island. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Film Festival 
An annual film festival, enjoyed by hundreds of islanders each year. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Fire & Rescue 
Information about our local fire department, including public burn permit status. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Foundation 
The Salt Spring Foundation provides funding for arts, children, seniors, families, and other charitable activities. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Gulf Islands Online 
This site, run by The Driftwood, Salt Spring's newspaper, is devoted to the Gulf Islands in general, and is worth exploring, with many articles on history, agriculture, and arts, both on Salt Spring, and on other islands. —Jan Steinman 06:52, 7 April 2006 (PDT)
Gulf Islands Online: About Salt Spring Island 
An article with an emphasis on tourism, briefly describing the arts and culture of Salt Spring. --Jan Steinman 06:52, 7 April 2006 (PDT)
Island Pathways 
"Island Pathways is working in on Salt Spring Island to help create a safe, healthy, non-motorized environment, and to make our island safer for all road users." —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Islands Trust - Salt Spring Island 
Islands Trust is a unique governmental entity created to "preserve and protect the area and its environment for the benefit of residents and the province." It regulates land use and development on over 450 islands between Vancouver Island and mainland BC. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Map of Salt Spring 
An interactive map of Salt Spring Island, with many more links. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Monetary Foundation 
The only independent currency that is directly backed by a national currency is managed by the Salt Spring Island Monetary Foundation. Founded with the intention of promoting on-island spending, this project also provides a revenue source to community projects through both investment of the backing currency, and through attrition of currency that leaves with tourists or collectors. --Jan Steinman
Music 
A list of musicians, venues, events, and schedules, all local to Salt Spring Island. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
News 
"Daily News Of and For Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada" —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Public Library 
"The library maintains a collection of almost 50,000 items and serves nearly 6,000 patrons. New books and other items are added continuously." —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Sailing Club 
"We are dedicated to fostering and promoting interest in sailing and cruising in the waters off the Gulf Islands, British Columbia, Canada, and to develop seamanship and a knowledge of navigation." —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Saturday Market 
This site is all about the market of artisans and food producers who exhibit their wares in the heart of Ganges on Saturdays, May through October. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Studio Tour 
"An annual self-guided tour of more than 30 artist and artisan studios on the island." —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Transit System 
The official web site for the local bus system, including schedules and fares. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)
Weather 
Page devoted to current weather and forecasts for Salt Spring Island on The Weather Network. —Jan Steinman 14:30, 23 November 2008 (PST)

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