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June 3, 2021 – Gabriola, Salt Spring and Victoria Offices Open

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Islands Trust Council Statement to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Community, Residential School Survivors, and Families

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May 28, 2021 – Strengthening our ability to preserve and protect

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May 4, 2021- June 2021 Islands Trust Council meeting program announced

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May 3, 2021 – Surge of development applications slows processing time

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March 16, 2021 – Islands Trust Council Approves 2021/22 Budget

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Feb 17, 2021 – Islands Trust Policy Statement Amendment Open House March 3

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Feb 2, 2021 – March 2021 Islands Trust Council Meeting Program Announced

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Jan 28, 2021 – Sandy Beach on Lheḵ’tines/ ́ Keats Island, Átl’ḵa7tsem/Howe Sound, Now a…

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Jan 25, 2021 – Islands Trust Wins Riparian Rights Court of Appeal Case

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Jan 22, 2021 – Islands Trust Seeks Input on its Proposed 2021/22 Budget

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Jan 21, 2021 – Islands Trust Actively Promotes Regional Collaboration

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Jan 18, 2021 – Public Survey about Updating Islands Trust Policy Statement Open to February 5

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Dec 18, 2020 – Islands Trust Community Stewardship Awards Program Suspended for One Year

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Dec 18, 2020 – Islands Trust Urges Islanders and Visitors to Follow BC Public Health Officer Guidance

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Dec 7, 2020 – North Pender Island Takes Legal Action to Enforce on Derelict Vehicles

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Nov 10, 2020 – Discover an Underwater Hero in Your Own Backyard: Eelgrass

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Oct 27, 2020 – December 2020 Trust Council Meeting Program Announced

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Oct 14, 2020 – Learn From Nature, Make Your Community Resilient to Climate Change

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Sep 18, 2020 – Islands Trust Conservancy Receives an Investment of $597,000 Over Three Years to Protect Species at Risk

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Sep 16, 2020 – Rainwater Harvesting Webinar September 29

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Sep 8, 2020 – Islands Trust Climate Action Speaker Series Launching This Fall

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Aug 31, 2020 – Islands Trust Offices Reopen

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Aug 12, 2020 – September 2020 Islands Trust Council Meeting Program Announced

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July 20, 2020 – Islands Trust Releases What We Heard Islands 2050: The Future of the Trust Area Report

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July 6, 2020 – Islands Trust Welcomes Court Ruling

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June 24, 2020 – Trust Council Asks Travelers and Locals to Continue COVID-19 Prevention Measures

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June 8, 2020 – Climate Projections for the Land and Water of the Salish Sea

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May 14, 2020 – Public Invited to Islands Trust Council’s First Electronic Meeting

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May 8, 2020 – Trust Council Reminds People to Avoid Non-essential Travel to the Islands

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May 5, 2020 – Local Trust Committees Having Electronic Meetings and Public Hearings

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May 1, 2020 – Gabriola Local Trust Committee Moves to Electronic Meetings

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April 22, 2020 – Trust Council Reduces 2020/21 Budget

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April 22, 2020 – North Pender Local Trust Committee Moves to Electronic Meetings

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March 22, 2020 – Islands Trust Requests Visitors Stay Home

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March 18, 2020 – Islands Trust Offices Open But Closed to Public

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March 13, 2020 – Islands Trust Response to Coronavirus

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Feb 4, 2020 – March 2020 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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Jan 24, 2020 – Islands Trust Seeks Input on its Draft 2020/21 Budget

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Dec 20, 2019 – Islands Trust Council Approves Strategic Plan

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Dec 16, 2019 – Denman Island Local Trust Committee Takes Legal Action Against Short-Term Vacation Rental

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Oct 30, 2019 – December 2019 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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Sep 6, 2019 – Islands 2050: The Future of the Trust Area

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Aug 29, 2019 – Galiano Local Trust Committee Takes Legal Action on Unlawful Short Term Vacation Rental

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Aug 28, 2019 – Salt Spring Island Takes Legal Action on Unlawful Short Term Vacation Rental

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Aug 21, 2019 – September 2019 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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Aug 15, 2019 – New Protected Area on Lasqueti Island

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June 20, 2019 – Community Stewardship Awards Recipients Recognized by Islands Trust Council

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June 18, 2019 – Islands Trust Responds to Government Decision on Trans Mountain

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June 6, 2019 – Islands Trust Celebrates 45 Years of Preserving & Protecting

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May 22, 2019 – Islanders Nominate Community Stewards in the Trust Area for Recognition

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May 17, 2019 – June 2019 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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April 4, 2019 – Bylaws to Protect Drinking Water on Salt Spring

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March 28, 2019 – Valens Brook Nature Reserve Denman

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March 25, 2019 – Islands Trust Council Declares Climate Emergency

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March 19, 2019 – Bowen Island and Sea Level Rise Workshop to be Held on March 30

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March 19, 2019 – Islands Trust Council Makes Reconciliation Declaration

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March 15, 2019 – Islands Trust Council Approves 2019/20 Budget

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March 7, 2019 – New Trustee Elected on Hornby Island

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Feb 20, 2019 – Let’s Celebrate our Community Champions

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Feb 8, 2019 – March 2019 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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Feb 4, 2019 – Two Candidates Vie for Hornby Island Local Trustee Position

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Jan 23, 2019 – Islands Trust Invites Comments on its Draft 2019/20 Budget

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Dec 19, 2018 – March 2, 2019 Set for Islands Trust By-Election on Hornby Island

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Dec 13, 2018 – January 2019 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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Nov 15, 2018 – Trust Council Chair Appoints New Chairs of Local Trust Committees

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Nov 9, 2018 – Trust Council Elects New Executive and Conservancy Board Members

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Nov 2, 2018 – Hornby Island By-Election to be Held in New Year

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Oct 26, 2018 – Trustee Tony Law Resigns

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Oct 25, 2018 – Island Trustees Begin Four Year Term

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Oct 15, 2018 – Court Appeal Planned for BC Supreme Court Decision in Favour of Owners Riparian Rights

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Oct 15, 2018 – Gabriola Islands 707 Community Park is Growing

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Sep 24, 2018 – Islands Trust Calls on Ottawa to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Freighter Anchorages

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Sep 12, 2018 – New Name for Islands Trust’s Conservancy

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Sep 5, 2018 – Island Leaders in Canada and US Call on Prime Minister to Abandon Trans Mountain Expansion

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Aug 30, 2018 – Islands Trust Welcomes Court Decision on Trans Mountain

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Aug 16, 2018 – September 2018 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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June 6, 2018 – Housing Needs Assessments Completed for Island Trust Area

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May 7, 2018 – June 2018 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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May 3, 2018 – Fundraising Lasqueti Nature Reserve

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March 15, 2018 – Islands Trust Council Approves 2018/19 Budget

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Feb 16, 2018 – Islands Trust Welcomes Better Anchorage Management

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Feb 1, 2018 – March 2018 Islands Trust Council Program Announced

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Jan 25, 2018 – Fairyslipper Forest Protected as Thetis Island’s First Publicly Accessible Nature Reserve

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Jan 22, 2018 – Islands Trust Invites Comments on its 2018-2019 Budget Proposal

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Dec 4, 2017 – Denman Island Conservation Covenant Protects Butterfly Habitat

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