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Ganges

Ganges - Lower Village The Town of Ganges is named after the HMS Ganges, flagship of Rear Admiral Robert Baynes. John Fulford was the Captain. Captain Fulford served between 1858 and 1860. Fulford Harbour, at the southern end of Salt Spring Island, is named after him.

Ganges is the central shopping area for Salt Spring Island. There's a lower seaside section and an upper section. The distance between them is about three city blocks.

There are eight townhome possibilities, a Lions and a Kiwanis Village for the elderly, and Brinkworthy Place, a retirement modular home development.

Ganges Harbour
It is no longer necessary to leave the Island to enjoy the amenities we require in the Twenty-First Century.

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    Saturday Market in the Park, Ganges, Salt Spring Island








    Shops & Services

    Lower VillageUpper Village
  • Thrifty Foods
  • two banks (CIBC & Bank of Montreal)
  • credit union (Island Savings)
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Tourist Info Centre
  • drugstore (Pharmasave)
  • hotel
  • several restaurants
  • art galleries
  • specialty shops
  • two gas stations
  • bookstore
  • office supplies store
  • public library
  • cappucino/coffee shops
  • hardware store (Home Hardware)
  • a government liquor outlet
  • ice cream parlour
  • car rental
  • drycleaners
  • two marinas
  • government docking facility
  • Country Grocer
  • drugstore (Pharmasave)
  • take-out pizza place
  • Chinese restaurant / take-out
  • liquor store
  • Lady Minto Hospital
  • extended care facility
  • the Legion
  • the R.C.M.P. building
  • Service BC office
  • several doctor / dentist offices
  • Shaw Cablesystems office
  • convenience store


  • Contact Li Read at Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring), 4 - 105 Rainbow Road, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V5; Direct Tel: 1-250-537-7647