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Mud Bay Community Dock is a vital transportation hub for Protection Islanders going to work, shop, attend school and other activities. Annual upkeep of the dock infrastructure is essential both for insurance purposes and water lot lease conditions.

Mud Bay Dock is a COMMUNITY DOCK for the use of Protection Island residents. It is paid for with user fees and donations and maintained by the volunteer labour of the community. The Mud Bay Dock has been working successfully for many decades under a community model supported by collective labour, financial support, respect, and consideration.

The dock floats in the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation.

For more information on how the dock came to be read the History of Mud Bay Dock.

For more information on using the dock please consult the Dock User Guide​.

General Meeting of the Dock Users

Sunday 1pm October 23 2022 @ Beacon House

Meeting Agenda
Financial Report

Works Report

Mud Bay Dock User Fees for 2023 are $225 / vessel.

The annual fee applies to each vessel (boat, canoe, kayak, or other vessel) that uses the dock.

Paying the annual fees

...cheques are the preferred payment option:
Please put cheques, made payable to PINA in an envelope with the following information included: your name, address, phone number and email contact.

Cheques can be dropped off at 13 Treasure Trail. Place the envelope INTO THE MAILBOX next to the front door only. Please do not ring doorbell or knock…the box will be checked daily.


...if you just have to pay by cash:
By appointment call/text Kevin at 250-616-3464 to arrange a time (please have same info written down to drop off with your cash: Name, address, phone number and email contact.)

Any labour and related contributions to work parties or dock maintenance on record, carried out under Larry Iwaskow’s leadership during 2022, will be recognized for credit and applied against the following year’s (2023) dock fees.

All dock users who have made a labour contribution at a work party in 2022 will receive an email from the committee in the first week of November. The email will indicate the fees owed, with applicable credits applied. Credits are based on actual contributions of record made over the past year. Work credit can be applied to the early bird special for the best kind of double dipping. If you did not contribute to a work party by November 1st, simply pay the full amount. 

You can contact the committee by email at

Please note that we no longer supply nor require stickers to mark your vessel, but we are asking all users to send a photo of their vessel(s) to the dock committee email:

Meeting of the Mud Bay Dock Users

Oct 2021 Dock Maintenance Report

Oct 2021 Dock Financial Report

3 Oct 2021 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Mud Bay Dock Committee

23 Feb 2022 Meeting Minutes

19 Sep 2019 Meeting Minutes

Letters of Appreciation

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