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BC Local News
Lace up for Oak Bay Half-Marathonrunning community. Originally started by Dave Milne, the event has been passed
Lace up for Oak Bay Half-Marathon
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
running community. Originally started by Dave Milne, the event has been passed to Nick Walker, owner of Frontrunners in Saanich, and Sarah Sproull, a Frontrunners employee and avid runner. The two took it over two years ago from Milne. The two... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Lace up for Oak Bay Half-Marathonrunning community. Originally started by Dave Milne, the event has been passed
Lace up for Oak Bay Half-Marathon
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
running community. Originally started by Dave Milne, the event has been passed to Nick Walker, owner of Frontrunners in Saanich, and Sarah Sproull, a Frontrunners employee and avid runner. The two took it over two years ago from Milne. The two... Read more
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BC Local News
Reynolds leads way to track provincialsteam is seeking a big result at this week’s B.C. High School Championships in N
Reynolds leads way to track provincials
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
team is seeking a big result at this week’s B.C. High School Championships in Nanaimo. Reynolds led the way last week as Saanich athletes pulled in massive results at the Island track and field championships at Centennial Stadium. (See 'Saanich... Read more
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BC Local News
Symposium marks National Victims and Crime Awareness WeekThe Power of our Voices: Resiliency after Trauma. Black will be one of the spe
Symposium marks National Victims and Crime Awareness Week
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
The Power of our Voices: Resiliency after Trauma. Black will be one of the speakers at the symposium, along with Central Saanich Police Sgt. Andy Duke, who will talk about trauma and first responders. The symposium takes place Monday, May 30... Read more
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BC Local News
Victoria listed as endemic area for Lyme diseaseto death. Hoyano admits the disease can be difficult to diagnose. Brittany Luc
Victoria listed as endemic area for Lyme disease
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
to death. Hoyano admits the disease can be difficult to diagnose. Brittany Lucas knows that all too well. The 20-year-old Saanich resident went from having a carefree, busy lifestyle involved in competitive softball to not being able to get out of... Read more
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Oak Bay News
BikeMaps app to expand across Canadasuch as, the numbers within specific areas. The McKenzie-Galloping Goose inter
BikeMaps app to expand across Canada
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
such as, the numbers within specific areas. The McKenzie-Galloping Goose intersection is among the most dangerous in Saanich, particularly where cars merge onto the highway from McKenzie. “At least once per week, I have a near miss with a... Read more
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BC Local News
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policingAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policing
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policingAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Politicans cry for more fairness in funding policing
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Hula for the heart and soulold,” she said. She spent 27 years working in the provincial government before
Hula for the heart and soul
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
old,” she said. She spent 27 years working in the provincial government before retiring to Greater Victoria. Then the Saanich resident returned to her footwork roots – honed at schools in places such as London, Ontario and Edmonton,... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Busy May long weekend for Alberni RCMPlost, found at Nahmint On Sunday, Port Alberni RCMP responded to a call for as
Busy May long weekend for Alberni RCMP
Alberni Valley News / Posted 2 days ago
lost, found at Nahmint On Sunday, Port Alberni RCMP responded to a call for assistance from a 27-year-old man from Central Saanich who had become lost near the waterfall by the Nahmint Lake camp ground. The man, his friend and his dog went... Read more
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BC Local News
Busy May long weekend for Alberni RCMPlost, found at Nahmint On Sunday, Port Alberni RCMP responded to a call for as
Busy May long weekend for Alberni RCMP
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
lost, found at Nahmint On Sunday, Port Alberni RCMP responded to a call for assistance from a 27-year-old man from Central Saanich who had become lost near the waterfall by the Nahmint Lake camp ground. The man, his friend and his dog went... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Alberni Valley News / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Comox Valley Record / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
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BC Local News
City of Nanaimo not concerned over loss of 15 non-union staffSamborski, who resigned as director of strategic relations, culture and heritag
City of Nanaimo not concerned over loss of 15 non-union staff
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Samborski, who resigned as director of strategic relations, culture and heritage, for a position with the District of Saanich, and Ferrero and Jackson and they absolutely deserve their promotions. “Unfortunately those promotions weren’t... Read more
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BC Local News
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
10 related stories
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Campbell River Mirror
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
10 related stories
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Oak Bay News
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
10 related stories
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Goldstream News Gazette
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
10 related stories
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
City of Nanaimo not concerned over loss of 15 non-union staffSamborski, who resigned as director of strategic relations, culture and heritag
City of Nanaimo not concerned over loss of 15 non-union staff
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Samborski, who resigned as director of strategic relations, culture and heritage, for a position with the District of Saanich, and Ferrero and Jackson and they absolutely deserve their promotions. “Unfortunately those promotions weren’t... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
10 related stories
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Sooke News Mirror
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the mapAct, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for it
Equity sought as Vancouver Island police costs all over the map
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Act, once a community hits a population of 5,000, it becomes responsible for its own policing. Some, including Victoria, Saanich, Central Saanich and Oak Bay choose to form their own forces, pay 100 per cent of their costs, and set direction for... Read more
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BC Local News
Report compares costs between Nanaimo and other school districtsother school districts: Central Okanagan, Delta, North Vancouver, Kamloops, Map
Report compares costs between Nanaimo and other school districts
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
other school districts: Central Okanagan, Delta, North Vancouver, Kamloops, Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Prince George and Saanich. It provided a summary of a number of comparisons, including operating budgets and salaries for district... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Report compares costs between Nanaimo and other school districtsother school districts: Central Okanagan, Delta, North Vancouver, Kamloops, Map
Report compares costs between Nanaimo and other school districts
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
other school districts: Central Okanagan, Delta, North Vancouver, Kamloops, Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Prince George and Saanich. It provided a summary of a number of comparisons, including operating budgets and salaries for district... Read more
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BC Local News
Simulator shakes residents into readinessOak Bay Emergency Program, Ocean Networks Canada sharing the science happening
Simulator shakes residents into readiness
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Oak Bay Emergency Program, Ocean Networks Canada sharing the science happening at UVic toward earthquake early warning, Saanich Emergency Program, ShakeOutBC, PreparedBC, FortisBC and a host of UVic departments shared emergency information. The... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Simulator shakes residents into readinessOak Bay Emergency Program, Ocean Networks Canada sharing the science happening
Simulator shakes residents into readiness
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 days ago
Oak Bay Emergency Program, Ocean Networks Canada sharing the science happening at UVic toward earthquake early warning, Saanich Emergency Program, ShakeOutBC, PreparedBC, FortisBC and a host of UVic departments shared emergency information. The... Read more
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BC Local News
Victoria residents encouraged to roll up their sleevesa combination of factors, including new donation rules to protect the blood sup
Victoria residents encouraged to roll up their sleeves
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
a combination of factors, including new donation rules to protect the blood supply from the Zika virus and missed appointments, led to few donations and added pressure on Canada’s blood supply. Victoria residents can donate blood at 3449 Saanich... Read more
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BC Local News
Can Victoria’s police chief ever return to his post?to their attention regarding private messages exchanged on Twitter between Elsn
Can Victoria’s police chief ever return to his post?
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
to their attention regarding private messages exchanged on Twitter between Elsner and the wife (a female officer from Saanich police) of an officer under his command. An independent lawyer investigated the matter and concluded there was no... Read more
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BC Local News
Teen cyclists ready to take on the worldThere’s a saying among cyclists that you never enter a race you don’t plan to w
Teen cyclists ready to take on the world
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
There’s a saying among cyclists that you never enter a race you don’t plan to win. It’s a mantra 17-year-old Saanich cyclists John Willcox and Erin Attwell swear by, as they’re currently racing weeknights in the Victoria Cycling League and weekends... Read more
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BC Local News
Large fire at Saanich townhouse complex deemed suspiciousPolice say a large fire that ripped through a Saanich townhouse complex has bee
Large fire at Saanich townhouse complex deemed suspicious
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
Police say a large fire that ripped through a Saanich townhouse complex has been deemed suspicious. The blaze broke out Sunday night in a development near the University Heights shopping mall. Sgt. Julie Fast with the Saanich Police Department said... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Large fire at Saanich townhouse complex deemed suspiciousPolice say a large fire that ripped through a Saanich townhouse complex has bee
Large fire at Saanich townhouse complex deemed suspicious
Oak Bay News / Posted 5 days ago
Police say a large fire that ripped through a Saanich townhouse complex has been deemed suspicious. The blaze broke out Sunday night in a development near the University Heights shopping mall. Sgt. Julie Fast with the Saanich Police Department said... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Large fire at Saanich townhouse complex deemed suspiciousPolice say a large fire that ripped through a Saanich townhouse complex has bee
Large fire at Saanich townhouse complex deemed suspicious
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Police say a large fire that ripped through a Saanich townhouse complex has been deemed suspicious. The blaze broke out Sunday night in a development near the University Heights shopping mall. Sgt. Julie Fast with the Saanich Police Department said... Read more
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CBC.ca
Here's what kind of home $508K gets you in B.C.'s Lower Mainlandin their pocket and live in a new house — what's wrong with that?" he says.Vict
Here's what kind of home $508K gets you in B.C.'s Lower Mainland
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
in their pocket and live in a new house — what's wrong with that?" he says.Victoria This 'fixer-upper' is in Victoria's Saanich neighbourhood. (MLS) For those looking to escape the red-hot Metro Vancouver real estate game, Vancouver Island has... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich residents sound off over new interchangeon the McKenzie corridor,” Bell said. “McKenzie is where the traffic is going t
Saanich residents sound off over new interchange
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
on the McKenzie corridor,” Bell said. “McKenzie is where the traffic is going to flow, and McKenzie is how cars get across Saanich to the University of Victoria, but there’s no dedicated route for bikes to get across Saanich.” While there are... Read more
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BC Local News
PNE changes felt to put Maple Ridge fair in ‘jeopardy’draws clubs from all over because fair organizers treat the 4-Hers like “gold,”
PNE changes felt to put Maple Ridge fair in ‘jeopardy’
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
draws clubs from all over because fair organizers treat the 4-Hers like “gold,” Bates said, noting a contingent from the Saanich lamb club are returning again this year after a 10-year absence, and a dairy delegation are coming from Duncan after... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich council considers warning labels for gas pumpsSaanich is taking a serious look at putting climate change warning labels on ga
Saanich council considers warning labels for gas pumps
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
Saanich is taking a serious look at putting climate change warning labels on gas pump handles. On Monday, council voted unanimously to have staff research the legal implications and financial feasibility around a bylaw that mandates Saanich gas... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement planNanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell Ri
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement plan
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 9 days ago
Nanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell River, Sooke, Chemainus and Sidney/North Saanich are expected to get new or expanded libraries, worth between $2.2 and $6 million apiece. “The goal over a number of... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement planNanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell Ri
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement plan
Alberni Valley News / Posted 9 days ago
Nanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell River, Sooke, Chemainus and Sidney/North Saanich are expected to get new or expanded libraries, worth between $2.2 and $6 million apiece. “The goal over a number of... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement planNanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell Ri
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement plan
Comox Valley Record / Posted 9 days ago
Nanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell River, Sooke, Chemainus and Sidney/North Saanich are expected to get new or expanded libraries, worth between $2.2 and $6 million apiece. “The goal over a number of... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement planNanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell Ri
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement plan
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Nanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell River, Sooke, Chemainus and Sidney/North Saanich are expected to get new or expanded libraries, worth between $2.2 and $6 million apiece. “The goal over a number of... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement planNanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell Ri
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement plan
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Nanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell River, Sooke, Chemainus and Sidney/North Saanich are expected to get new or expanded libraries, worth between $2.2 and $6 million apiece. “The goal over a number of... Read more
6 related stories
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Sooke News Mirror
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement planNanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell Ri
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement plan
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Nanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell River, Sooke, Chemainus and Sidney/North Saanich are expected to get new or expanded libraries, worth between $2.2 and $6 million apiece. “The goal over a number of... Read more
6 related stories
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BC Local News
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement planNanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell Ri
Vancouver Island library system hits the midway point of $43 million improvement plan
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
Nanaimo Wellington, Sointula and Woss. Within the next five years, Campbell River, Sooke, Chemainus and Sidney/North Saanich are expected to get new or expanded libraries, worth between $2.2 and $6 million apiece. “The goal over a number of... Read more
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BC Local News
Safe boating tips for Saanich Peninsula watersSafe Boating Council has announced this coming week as Safe Boating Awareness W
Safe boating tips for Saanich Peninsula waters
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
Safe Boating Council has announced this coming week as Safe Boating Awareness Week across the country. The Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club and Sidney Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue spoke with the PNR on how people can be safe on the... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
LETTERS: Effect of interchangeon park overstatedcloverleaf would have on Cuthbert Holmes Park. In referring to “scrub” land al
LETTERS: Effect of interchangeon park overstated
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
cloverleaf would have on Cuthbert Holmes Park. In referring to “scrub” land along Highway 1 that B.C. will transfer to Saanich, Katherine Brandt ignores that Douglas fir trees will eventually grow there, adding to the many already in the park –... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Comox Valley United makes early exit at Province A CupMid-Island Women's Soccer League teams in the Female Open B Province Cup. CVUS
Comox Valley United makes early exit at Province A Cup
Comox Valley Record / Posted 10 days ago
Mid-Island Women's Soccer League teams in the Female Open B Province Cup. CVUSC Revolution lost their first game 2-0 to Saanich Fusion (Lower Island Women's Soccer Association) on April 24 in Saanich while the Cermaq Outlaws of Campbell River... Read more
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BC Local News
Central Saanich says no to Malahat LNG proposalThe District of Central Saanich has expressed strong opposition to the proposed
Central Saanich says no to Malahat LNG proposal
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
The District of Central Saanich has expressed strong opposition to the proposed Malahat Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project being touted by company Steelhead LNG and members from the community were right behind them. On May 9, President of Steelhead... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Langford barbershop takes in Fort McMurray evacueesother Fort McMurray stylists were picked up at the airport and whisked away to
Langford barbershop takes in Fort McMurray evacuees
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
other Fort McMurray stylists were picked up at the airport and whisked away to their new temporary home. Upon arriving in Saanich, she said, the fridge was full of food, there was goodie bags for them with personal toiletries and a number of gift... Read more
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BC Local News
Brentwood Bay school to have leaky roof replacedprovince is contributing $6.1 million to the replacement project. Added to a $1
Brentwood Bay school to have leaky roof replaced
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
province is contributing $6.1 million to the replacement project. Added to a $1 million commitment from School District 63 (Saanich), that brings the work to a total of $7.1 million. Bernier said that the district’s investigation into the extent of... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: Casino question chicken and eggand Langford – have been protesting against the possibility of a second signifi
EDITORIAL: Casino question chicken and egg
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
and Langford – have been protesting against the possibility of a second significant gaming facility being located in either Saanich or Victoria. Great Canadian has remained rather low key on its plans for a proposed expansion worth in the... Read more
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