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Welcome to the Gabriola Island Local Trust Area

Gabriola Island Local Trust Area is located 6 km east of Nanaimo, BC and has a 2016 census population of 4033. The area includes over 20 other islands such as Mudge, DeCourcy, Entrance and the Flat Top Islands. Gabriola's beautiful and vibrant islands are home to some of the rarest ecosystems in British Columbia. To learn about the conservation status of the Gabriola Island Local Trust Area, view the island profile. The office is at 700 North Road. 

Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee Latest News    

Electronic LTC Business Meeting to include Community Information Meeting regarding GB-RZ-2019.1 (BC Ferry Services Inc.) - March 4, 2021 - 10:30am

The next meeting of the Gabriola LTC will be held electronically and will include a Community Information meeting regarding Proposed Bylaw Nos. 304 (OCP) & 305 (LUB) for GB-RZ-2019.1 (BC Ferry Services Inc.).  Planning staff will review proposed amendments to the Land Use Bylaw and Official Community Plan to regulate redevelopment of the Gabriola Island Ferry Terminal. The applicant will conduct a short presentation on redevelopment plans.

Questions about the bylaws should be sent in advance of the meeting via:
Phone: 250-247-2063 or
Mail:  Islands Trust, 700 North Road, Gabriola Island, BC V0R 1X3

To ask questions during the Community Information Meeting, click the "to join electronically" link or phone in using the toll-free numbers provided.  To simply watch (no participation), use the live stream link instead.  Details below:

Meeting Agenda -  Click Here and choose March 4 (available 1 week before the meeting).
To join Electronically: Click Here
To Call into the meeting: 
833 958 1164 (Toll Free) or 833 955 1088 (Toll Free)
  (For call in users: press *9 to raise your hand during townhall or the CIM and *6 to unmute) 
Webinar ID: 642 0246 4820  
Live Stream to watch - Click Here 

This meeting will be recorded and posted on the Islands Trust website

Electronic LTC Business Meeting: January 21, 2021 - 10:30am

Live Stream recording now available -  Click Here and choose January 21st.  Please note, due to technical difficulties with the streaming service provider the first 15 minutes of the meeting are not available in this recording.

NEW 2021 Gabriola Island LTC Business Meeting Schedule

The 2021 Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee business meeting schedule is now available.  Due to public health restrictions all meetings until further notice will be held electronically using zoom.  Links to join meetings will be posted on this page well in advance of each meeting. 

Gabriola Trustee Office Hours suspended until further notice 

Due to concerns regarding the COVID 19 virus, Trustee Office Hours at the Islands Trust Northern Office are suspended until further notice.  In the absence of in-person office hours, Trustees Langereis and Colbourne encourage you to contact them by email or phone.  Trustee contact information is as follows:

Trustee Kees Langereis                   Trustee Scott Colbourne
250-247-8281                                   778-679-1110

Enquiries may also be sent to or call 250-247-2063 for the Islands Trust Northern Office reception.



Gabriola Island Work Program Top Priorities:

  1. Top Priorities Workplan – these projects are identified as top priorities for the current LTC work term
  2. Project List – this is a list of LTC projects that have been identified as future top priorities but are not currently resourced
More Projects
Page last updated: 12/02/21
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