Pilot project plans to connect 5 Southern Gulf Islands with a water taxi

A map of the AquaLink water taxi route is seen in this image from the project's Facebook page. A map of the AquaLink water taxi route is seen in this image from the project's Facebook page.

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Election official, who runs chocolate shop, flies ballot box to 27 B.C. lighthouses

Despite their remote locations, Canada's reclusive lighthouse keepers have one of the highest voter turnouts in the country -- thanks to a part-time election official who flew in their ballots by helicopter. Vlasta Booth, who usually runs a chocolate shop in Victoria, delivered ballots to 27 lighthouses off the coast of B.C., by chopper last week.