Salt Spring Island

Enchanting Tiny House On B.C. Island Can Be Quite The Party Pad

The Huffington Post B.C. | Emily Murray | Posted 12.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It’s a way for young people to own their own home when they’re 20–something."

Elders To Supervise Removal Of House On B.C. First Nations Burial Ground

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Cultural workers will be at the site to ensure that 16 cairns beneath the foundation are not disturbed.

$17,000 Driving Tour Of Beautiful B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The closest most of us get to expensive luxury cars is at trade shows (or maybe if you attend UBC, the University of Beautiful Cars) but you can get r...

Minister's Political Bafflegab On Aboriginal Cemetery Development Won't Work

Adam Olsen | Posted 09.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

This site is a well-documented archaeological site with many burial cairns. Today, the cairns are covered with plywood boxes to protect them from the construction. The boxes are spray painted with a happy face and loaded down with building debris, tools and scrap materials. This makes a mockery of the dead.

Aboriginal Cemetery Development Controversy Reveals Double Standard

Adam Olsen | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

The situation on Grace Islet illustrates a bigger problem with aboriginal and non-aboriginal relationships in British Columbia and Canada. A fundamental inequity exists -- kick over a grave marker in Ross Bay Cemetery and there is public outrage; propose a house above First Nations burial cairns and, as long as you follow "due process," it's given the green-light.

B.C. Stone House Features Gargoyles, Mini Railway

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A home inspired by the stone tower houses of Scotland that took three years to build is finally completed on B.C.'s Salt Spring Island. This past w...

Girl Killed In Island Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C. - A three-year-old girl who was critically injured in a crash on Salt Spring Island, B.C., has died in a Vancouver hospital w...

This Woman Risked Death to Go Topless

Shahla Khan Salter | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada
Shahla Khan Salter

A 19-year-old woman, named Amina Tyler, who lives in Tunisia, was threatened with stoning after she exposed her breasts in a photo she posted online, scribbling the words -- "my body belongs to me, and is not the source of anyone's honour" -- on her torso in Arabic.

Mexico Arrests Two In BC Tourist Killing

CBC | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada

Two men have been arrested in Mexico and authorities are seeking a third in connection with the Jan. 3 homicide of Robin Wood, of Salt Spring Island, ...

Police Vow Full Probe Into Canadian Senior's Death In Mexico

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada

MELAQUE, Mexico - Mexican police have promised a thorough investigation into the shooting death of a B.C. man during an apparent home invasion.Police ...

BC Senior Killed In Mexico, Trying To Stop Home Invasion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Residents of a small B.C. island are reacting with shock at the news that one of their own has been shot and killed in Mexico.Robin Wood, ...