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Vancouver Island Health Authority

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Excellent health and care for everyone, everywhere, everytime.

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Century 21 Arbutus Realty

Century 21 Arbutus Realty

Serving the communities of the North Vancouver Island since 1982

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Gold River Food Bank

Gold River Food Bank

A community congregation of Gold River

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SD#84 Consultation Meetings

Posted on October 3, 2017
Category: Uncategorized


  • District Review of Students, Staffing and Facilities
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Challenges
  • Questions and Feedback


  • Esperanza and Tahsis – October 10, following the 4 pm Board meeting at Captain Meares School;
  • Kyuquot – October 16, time and place TBA;
  • Zeballos – October 17, Zeballos School, time TBA;
  • Nanaimo – October 19, Tsawalk Learning Centre, time TBA;
  • Gold River – November 13, School Board Office, following the 4 pm public Board meeting

What’s New with Minor Hockey

Posted on October 3, 2017
Category: Hockey Buzz

Gold River Minor Hockey is in full swing for the 2017-2018 season.

GRMHA has a new interactive, website!!  goldriverminorhockey.ca has all the latest information on games, tournaments, jamborees, scores and other events. The Novice team has their first game this Sunday, October 8th in Campbell River. They are hosting a Jamboree on December 9th in Gold River and there will be a Power Skating Clinic put on by Bryce Cockburn of Next Level on October 21st and November 25th for all kids registered with GRMHA.

If you weren’t sure about playing hockey this year, there is still time to sign up.  Check out the new website at goldriverminorhockey.ca for all the latest info, fees and schedules or to keep track of your teams practice times and latest scores. To register just click on the email link at the top of the GRMHA website and request a registration package be sent to you.

This website will also show games for the Grey Hawks so you can come on down to the lounge and cheer on the old-timers.

GRMHA is also hosting a family skate every Sunday from 4pm – 5pm.  Come out, strap on your skates and enjoy this great facility with friends and family.

Please help make this a great year for hockey in Gold River!!

Your Gold River Minor Hockey Executive

Stopping the Violence Community Partner

Posted on October 3, 2017
Category: Uncategorized

Gold River Stopping the Violence Support Worker has partnered with Legal Services Society and can help you:

*Get general free legal information

*Use phone to call Legal Aid

*Tell you where to find a Legal Aid office

*Help navigate through the different LSS websites. (Family Law, Click Law, My Law BC etc)

*Connect with people who can help

This service is only for information and resources not as advise for legal matters. 

Contact info here:

250 283 7161


Oktoberfest at the Legion

Posted on October 3, 2017
Category: Gold River Legion Buzz

Golf Course AGM

Posted on October 1, 2017
Category: Golf Course Buzz


Posted on September 30, 2017
Category: Uncategorized


Dear Business Owners, Community Service Representatives and interested Gold River Friends.

First off I would like to give my hugest thank you to the creator and mama of this fantastic community and business service Kyra Fiddler.  I am grateful and humbled that you would entrust me to carry on providing this service to Gold River.  We all know how much time, energy and love you put into it.

Of course some things will change, but in the beginning, things will continue much the same as it has for the duration of the buzz…if it isn’t broke don’t fix it!

Community Services and Non-Profits will continue to submit their events for free this includes:

  • Non-commercial and non-Governmental notices
  • Fundraisers
  • Community group events/info
  • Non-profit events/announcements
  • Lost/Found
  • Warm Fuzzies/Cold Pricklies
  • Birthdays/Congratulations etc..

Business posts will be charged as follows:

Single post

$25-Main page and one other section if applicable

This will stay on site forever or until instructed to remove.

Shared on FB page

Banner ad

Linked to business site, FB page or link of your choice

Posts are limited to 3-4 posts per week.

Ads shared on FB page

$50/mth-Sidebar (see GR Deli, Hwy 28 on site)

$75/mth-Top banner (see Century 21)

The Buzz is eight years old as of August, and was receiving an average of 2000+ unique visitors per day. I’m pleased to say that most everyone in town (Gold River, Tsaxana and Tahsis) reads The Buzz, plus there are readers/visitors from all over the Island, BC, Canada, the US and even Europe and Asia! All posts/ads on the Buzz’s will be shared on the Facebook page which currently has over 1200 followers.

I can be reached by using the contact page or by emailing info [at] goldriverbuzz[dot]com

You can send a photo or file through email address but ONLY TEXT through the contact page.

I encourage your feedback and would love to hear any ideas you may have for improvement of the site and service provided.  I’m happy to answer any questions, please feel free to ask.

Thank you and I look forward to whats next!

Dawn Dakin

Monday Funnies: Sore Knee

Posted on July 10, 2017
Category: Monday Funnies Buzz

To read the story of the Monday Funnies and the Mom behind them,
click here: http://goldriverbuzz.com/monday-funnies/
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Gold River Chalet is now accepting applications for a permanent part time housekeeping position.
Successful applicants need to be:
  • Available to work weekends and mornings
  • Reliable
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Physically able to do the job
Experience is not necessary as training is provided
Please drop off resumes to the Gold River Chalet front desk
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