Publications and websites
The Driftwood newspaper website, maintained 24/7 with late-breaking news from Salt Spring Island and the Gulf Islands, and offering a digest of selected stories from the print edition.
Print and digital edition
Our award-winning community newspaper has served Salt Spring Island and the Gulf Islands as newspaper of record since 1960. Published every Wednesday at Ganges, on Salt Spring, the Driftwood has a paid circulation of 4,200 and is delivered to subscribers in both print and digital versions. The Driftwood has been judged one of the top three newspapers in its circulation class for the past six years by the Canadian Community Newspapers Association.
The most comprehensive tourism website for the Gulf Islands: from Gabriola in the north to Saturna in the south, along with Salt Spring, Galiano, Mayne and Pender islands. The site offers a searchable accommodations directory and directories of restaurants, galleries and other stores and services, along with information about local attractions and features, maps and a calendar of events.
Our quarterly lifestyles magazine tells stories of the unique and ever-interesting people who call the Gulf Islands home; the artists and authors, the musicians and entrepreneurs, the people who live, work and play here. Aqua is the choice for reaching a higher-end consumer interested in living life well.
The Gulf Islander is the islands' primary print marketing tool for reaching prospective visitors to Salt Spring and the Gulf Islands. It is available free at visitor information centres and ferry terminals in southwestern British Columbia. Published annually, this glossy magazine has a total distribution of 50,000.
Our real estate magazine is the sourcebook for real estate listings in the southern Gulf Islands. It is published seven times a year and distributed in the Gulf Islands through the Driftwood newspaper, real estate advertisers and various high-traffic locations. There is distribution to various locations in the Victoria area, and the magazine is also published as a digital edition.