Submissions

Deadline is 9:00am on the 20th, except Dec 18. 

If you cannot e-mail your material and the Dockside Realty office is closed at the deadline, please call 629-2215.

Formatting
  • PLEASE KEEP FORMATING SIMPLE
    - NO headers, colour, para styles or underlining
    - Concise wording is appreciated
    - Use Times New Roman, size 11
    - Do not press “Return” or “Enter” at the end of each line.  Only between paragraphs
    - Do not use the “Tab” key at the beginning of paragraphs
    - Use two spaces between sentences
    - Limit your submission to 500 words

  • VOLUNTEER THANKS
    Organizations may thank volunteers who have helped at events or fundraisers, but if they wish to publish a lengthy list thanking all individuals or sponsors, this must be done using a paid display ad.

  • CORRECTIONS
    If you need to make a correction, do not send a replacement report; rather just indicate exactly where the corrections need to be made.

  • NO CHARGE
    There is no charge for remembrance, birth, wedding or special anniversary announcements for people with a Pender Island connection. 

Calendar

Calendar listings for non-commercial events or fundraising events sponsored by registered Pender Island non-profit groups are free.  A one-line listing for a commercial event may be purchased for $5 if not accompanied by a display ad.  Payment must accompany the request.  Calendar listing must fit on one line.  To place an event in the calendar, the date, time and the name of the event must appear separately from the report.

 

Photos

Photos should be of high resolution, at least 300 pixels per inch, with good focus and contrast.  Please e-mail your image as a TIF or a high resolution JPG.  Include the name of the photographer and a suggested caption.
The Pender Post Society reserves the right to re-publish photos on our web site and Facebook page after being published in The Pender Post.

 

Editorial Policy

We reserve the right to edit and abridge all submissions, and to correct spelling and grammatical errors.  Canadian spelling is used whenever possible.  Views expressed are those of the authors, not those of the Editor, the Editorial Board, nor any member of the Pender Post Society’s Board of Directors.

Personal Information Protection Policy

Persons submitting ads or reports are responsible to comply with BC’s Personal Information Protection Act.

The Pender Post reserves the right to exclude information deemed to be potentially hurtful to an individual or group. 

Persons submitting advertising are responsible to gain the consent of individuals whose personal information appears in the ad.

The Pender Post subscriber list is protected and is not shared with any other group or organization.