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It’s a hot ‘n balmy summer on the Island; the lakes, rivers, and beaches are warm and welcoming, and travellers are setting out into the Island’s thick and wild outback to go camping and exploring.

But with all this good weather, should come an increased respect for fire safety. We must note that as of July 18, 2018, a campfire ban has been initiated throughout the Vancouver Island region and the rest of British Columbia. This being said, this does not mean you’re stuck eating cold sandwiches, frosty dogs, and not-so-very-gooey smores. Lucky for you, we have a guide to three campfire-less ways to keep the ‘hot’ in ‘hot dog.’

Although Vancouver Island is known for her rugged beauty and thick wilderness, the Island has many easily accessible trails for those explorers with restricted mobility. We believe all should be able to experience the awe and beauty of the Island and so we thought it was only fair we share our list of the best wheelchair accessible trails on Vancouver Island.

Whether you’re worried about the restrictions on campfires or restrictions on your mobility, no need to fret; we want you to have the best summer ever! Read this month’s featured Island Moments articles to learn how your time on Vancouver Island is as awesome as it can be.

June - July 2018

Pride Season on Vancouver Island
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It’s that time of year again, so hop, skip, and jump (emphasis on the skipping), down to the ferry terminal and sail on over to Vancouver Island for this summer’s pride festivities. Feel free to show your true colours and explore what the Island has to offer. The people here are lovely and want you to feel at home!

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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do on Vancouver Island
READ TIME: 5 mins  |  June - July 2017
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While Canada has unfairly been labelled an inhospitable, cold, and wintery place, this is not necessarily accurate – especially for Canada’s westernmost region, Vancouver Island. In fact, here, on the Island, snow is about as common as a Canadian forgetting to say “thank-you.”

On this green rock , temperatures rarely dip below zero, and the summers are sunny and hot! In fact,...


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