The Capital Regional District (CRD) is the regional government for 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the nearby Gulf Islands serving more than 383,000 citizens.
The Driftwood Centre, Pender Island
We have many great shops and services for all of your needs – the grocery store offers fresh meats, fish, produce, deli foods and more. The bakery cafe offers fresh baked goods, and breads and is open for lunch and breakfast. There is a well-stocked government liquor store, realty office, pharmacy, service station, post office, bank and an array of specialty shops. If it is a good book, fresh flowers, games for the kids or a frisbee for the disc golf course, you will find it here.
Mayne Island Chamber of Commerce. Mayne Island is a peaceful and active retreat offering memorable experiences year round. Engage in meaningful enjoyment while boating, hiking, biking, nature touring, shopping, dining, beach combing, and just “chillin.”
We hope you explore all that our island has to offer including the largest grocery store on the Gulf Islands, Country Grocer. Just hop on our Courtesy Free Shuttle Bus. The Uptown Mall includes Country Grocer and Pharmacy as well as a very well stocked Liquor Store. Voted the #1 place to shop locally for the past two years. Look for our Friendly Shuttle Bus in Ganges that will take you to Uptown and back, just a 5 minute drive up the hill. We’ll be happy to store your bags to keep your grocery shopping fresh and deliver it to the boat before departing.
Galiano Island Chamber Experience all the magic of British Columbia’s Wild West Coast on the Gulf Island closest to Vancouver. Ancient Forests, Rocky Heights, Sandstone & Pebble Beaches and Stunning Views are all waiting for you to explore on Galiano.
Gulf Island Insurance Agencies Ltd is located in the Mayne Street Mall on sunny Mayne Island beside Gulfport Realty and Tru-Value Foods. We are just a short drive from the ferry terminal with ample parking in front of the office or across the street. Our office is situated across the street from a beautiful park with ocean views of Active Pass.
Bennet Bay Bistro The bustling Bennett Bay Bistro is a favourite of locals and visitors alike, for its consistently great food and friendly efficient service. The bright airy dining room takes full advantage of the soothing daylight views of Bennett Bay, the Belle Chain Islets and the Marine Heritage National Park. At night, the room takes on a cozy romantic ambiance. The East facing view is also spectacular on clear moonlit nights.
Individual Bronze Sponsors
Robert Fenton Law
Tree Frog Gallery, Mayne Island