Salt Spring Island Decides Against Incorporation
On September 9, 2017, the community of Salt Spring Island decided against incorporation. Preliminary results show 62 per cent voted no. Final results will be available through the Capital Regional District that administered the referendum.
The discussions prior to the vote highlighted the strengths and areas of desired improvements with the present form of governance, as well as, clear support for the preserve and protect mandate of the Islands Trust.
Trust Council is open to new ideas and will explore them over the next while as it works to uphold the unique, necessary mandate to preserve and protect the Trust Area.