Local Voices

Updated 2015/04/13

This week we have a mixture of local voices. On Wednesday evening we will hear the poetry of Brian Brett and Phyllis Webb as part of Read Local BC. On Wednesday and Saturday you have the opportunity to make your voice heard in the island’s Fire District Trustees Election.

Poetry Reading: Brian Brett and Phyllis Webb

Reading Selected Works with local poets Brian Brett and Phyllis Webb, with additional readings of Phyllis Webb poems by Diana Hayes. Brought to you by Read Local BC.

Join two of Canada’s finest poets, Brian Brett and Phyllis Webb, as they read together for the first time in more than ten years from their collections including Webb’s recently released Peacock Blue: The Collected Poems of Phyllis Webb. Find more information at www.facebook.com/readlocalbc.

This free literary event takes place at the Salt Spring Island Public Library on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 pm. All are welcome.

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Fire District Trustees Election

Three (3) Trustee positions are for a three year term commencing at the end of the Annual General Meeting to be held on April 20th, 2015 and terminating at the end of the Annual General Meeting to be held in the year 2018 and one Trustee position is for a one (1) year term commencing at the end of the Annual General Meeting to be held on April 20th, 2015 and terminating at the Annual General Meeting to be held in the year 2016.

The Election to be held on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at the Salt Spring Island Public Library, 129 McPhillips Avenue from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. An Advance Voting opportunity will be held at the Salt Spring Island Public Library, 129 McPhillips Avenue on Wednesday, April 15th 2015 between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.

Those persons eligible to vote at this election will have the following qualifications:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen
  • Be eighteen years of age or older
  • Be a resident in the Province of British Columbia for at least six months prior to this election
  • Be an owner of land within the boundaries of the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District
  • One vote is also allowed for each board or corporation that owns land within the Fire Protection District. The Board or Corporation must designate one person in writing to act as an authorized agent to vote on its behalf.