September 24, 2020

We’ve come a long way in the Community Centre project, with the most recent milestone being the successful referendum result on September 12, 2020. A clear majority of voters are in favour of borrowing up to $4.04 million to build the Community Centre. This nearly comp...

September 15, 2020

Bowen Island Municipality’s Deputy Chief Election Officer, Hope Dallas, has declared the results of the referendum, with 64% of ballot votes cast in favour of Bowen Island Municipal Council adopting Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 477, 2019.

Adoption of the bylaw authorize...

September 13, 2020

(official results will be declared by the Chief Election Officer on Monday, September 14, 2020)

A total of 1500 ballots were cast. 965 voted “Yes” and 534 voted “No”. 64% were in favour.

216 ballots were cast by mail

258 ballots were cast on the advanced voting day


September 1, 2020

Are you eligible to vote?

In order to be eligible to vote on Bowen Island as a resident or non-resident property elector, a person must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older when they register to vote, or 18 years or older on general voting day,

  • Be a Canadian citizen,

  • ...

August 25, 2020

Community Centre Re-Imagined! 

Please join us and the Hearth for an outdoor evening reception, where you can learn about the Community Centre project, the upcoming referendum and celebrate achievements to date. There will be music and refreshments.

Community Centre Re-Im...

August 20, 2020

Thanks to everyone who attended the first of three open house events leading up to the referendum on September 12. We heard some great questions from members of the community, and we'll be adding these to the FAQ page.

Check out the video, below. 

There are two more open...

August 13, 2020

You already know why Bowen Island needs a Community Centre and the benefits it will bring to our community. You know why it's important that we use the $7.9 million grant from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program wisely, and how decades of reports, studies an...

August 7, 2020

Bowen Island is one of the few communities in Canada that does not have a dedicated space for publicly delivered programs, activities and assembly. Even before we became a municipality, the community wanted a facility for residents and visitors to gather, a place of it...

July 31, 2020

There’s lots of excitement about the Community Centre buzzing around Bowen Island. We know you want to learn more about the project, ask your questions and be informed for the referendum on September 12. That’s why we’re holding a few open houses, virtual and in person...

July 23, 2020

Most communities have a Community Centre. Bowen does not. For over 20 years, islanders have dreamed of a place to call our own. A place to learn, work and play together.

Now, we have a once in a lifetime opportunity to make that dream a reality.
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