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BC Local News
O’Brien follows in family traditionhis musical journey. “As soon as I wrote the first song, it was like, this is
O’Brien follows in family tradition
BC Local News / Posted 13 hours ago
his musical journey. “As soon as I wrote the first song, it was like, this is what I’m meant to do with my life,” said the Saanich resident. “It just sort of consumed me. Between writing songs and performing and practising with different bands,... Read more
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BC Local News
Yellow Wolf Powwow at Tsartlip Nation this long weekendis, now’s your chance to find out in a small, friendly and social atmosphere at
Yellow Wolf Powwow at Tsartlip Nation this long weekend
BC Local News / Posted 18 hours ago
is, now’s your chance to find out in a small, friendly and social atmosphere at the Tsartlip First Nation near Central Saanich. The Yellow Wolf Powwow takes place over the BC Day long weekend, July 29 to 31 and is hosted each year by the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Co-founder tackles tandem Cycle of Life Tourplans to ride his own pace as fourth annual Cycle of Life Tour rolls along the
Co-founder tackles tandem Cycle of Life Tour
Oak Bay News / Posted 20 hours ago
plans to ride his own pace as fourth annual Cycle of Life Tour rolls along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, through West Saanich, along the Cowichan Valley’s rural coastline, over the scenic country roads of Salt Spring Island and back to... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Sooke mulls compost facility optionsDistrict contract. It cost Sooke more than $150,000 a year to ship wastewater b
Sooke mulls compost facility options
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
District contract. It cost Sooke more than $150,000 a year to ship wastewater biosolids to the Hartland Landfill in Saanich. “Compost can be utilized by various farms and gardens and public lands. We want to look at all the possibilities,”... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
$1 million influx to help fill missing link of E&N Rail Trail between View Royal, EsquimaltStone announce an $10-million injection of cash to extend the outbound bus lane
$1 million influx to help fill missing link of E&N Rail Trail between View Royal, Esquimalt
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Stone announce an $10-million injection of cash to extend the outbound bus lanes along Douglas from Tolmie Avenue at the Saanich/Victoria border to the new McKenzie Interchange, $11 million will be provided to do seismic and maintenance garage... Read more
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BC Local News
Seniors excited about proposed casino for Victoriain downtown Victoria. Earlier this month, the B.C. Lottery Corporation (BCLC)
Seniors excited about proposed casino for Victoria
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
in downtown Victoria. Earlier this month, the B.C. Lottery Corporation (BCLC) announced Victoria was selected over Saanich as the preferred municipality to host a second gaming facility in the region. The BCLC has yet to select a location,... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Co-founder tackles tandem Cycle of Life Tourplans to ride his own pace as fourth annual Cycle of Life Tour rolls along the
Co-founder tackles tandem Cycle of Life Tour
Oak Bay News / Posted 3 days ago
plans to ride his own pace as fourth annual Cycle of Life Tour rolls along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, through West Saanich, along the Cowichan Valley’s rural coastline, over the scenic country roads of Salt Spring Island and back to... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Fundraiser supports Island hospiceto work with such a wonderful and supportive organization.” The Cycle of Life
Fundraiser supports Island hospice
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
to work with such a wonderful and supportive organization.” The Cycle of Life tour, a two-day, 200-kilometre ride across Saanich inlet, Cowichan Valley and Salt Spring Island, takes place Saturday and Sunday (July 23-24). The event aims to raise... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
$1 million influx to help fill missing link of E&N Rail Trail between View Royal, EsquimaltStone announce an $10-million injection of cash to extend the outbound bus lane
$1 million influx to help fill missing link of E&N Rail Trail between View Royal, Esquimalt
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Stone announce an $10-million injection of cash to extend the outbound bus lanes along Douglas from Tolmie Avenue at the Saanich/Victoria border to the new McKenzie Interchange, $11 million will be provided to do seismic and maintenance garage... Read more
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BC Local News
$1 million influx to help fill missing link of E&N Rail Trail between View Royal, EsquimaltStone announce an $10-million injection of cash to extend the outbound bus lane
$1 million influx to help fill missing link of E&N Rail Trail between View Royal, Esquimalt
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Stone announce an $10-million injection of cash to extend the outbound bus lanes along Douglas from Tolmie Avenue at the Saanich/Victoria border to the new McKenzie Interchange, $11 million will be provided to do seismic and maintenance garage... Read more
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BC Local News
North Saanich rebuffs Sidney's call to revise Sandown Commons retail planSandown’s ship has sailed and Sidney’s public call for it to change course has
North Saanich rebuffs Sidney's call to revise Sandown Commons retail plan
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
Sandown’s ship has sailed and Sidney’s public call for it to change course has North Saanich politicians scratching their heads. On Monday, Sidney Mayor Steve Price issued an open letter to North Saanich residents and their municipal hall. Citing... Read more
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BC Local News
Western red cedar able to adapt to changing climatedemand, it will be, and in more ways than one. That’s why Fillipescu spends his
Western red cedar able to adapt to changing climate
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
demand, it will be, and in more ways than one. That’s why Fillipescu spends his days at the Pacific Forestry Centre in Saanich dedicated to understanding what’s in store for B.C.’s red cedar stock. “Red cedar is responsible for 1,900 jobs in... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich boy nearly drowns in backyard poolInstant action by adults at a pool party on Tuesday spared a Saanich family fro
Saanich boy nearly drowns in backyard pool
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
Instant action by adults at a pool party on Tuesday spared a Saanich family from a summer of grief. Personnel from Saanich Police, Saanich Fire and Emergency Health Services responded to a report just after 3 p.m. that a five-year-old boy had been... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay Deuce destined to be part of the party of Deuce Dayssuch a beautiful event. It adds a vibe to the whole region,” Nursey said, notin
Oak Bay Deuce destined to be part of the party of Deuce Days
Oak Bay News / Posted 5 days ago
such a beautiful event. It adds a vibe to the whole region,” Nursey said, noting events are planned for West Shore and Saanich Peninsula as well. “It really helps bring everyone together. It’s really special. Everyone involved with the event... Read more
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BC Local News
More indecent acts reported to Saanich Policeacts in Gordon Head appears to still be at large, following the announcement of
More indecent acts reported to Saanich Police
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
acts in Gordon Head appears to still be at large, following the announcement of several new incidents in the area. Saanich Police issued an update Tuesday, noting a number of reported indecent acts that potentially could be attributed to... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich boy rushed to hospital after near-drowningA five-year-old Saanich boy has been rushed to hospital after he went down a sl
Saanich boy rushed to hospital after near-drowning
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
A five-year-old Saanich boy has been rushed to hospital after he went down a slide into a backyard pool but never resurfaced. The incident happened just after 3 p.m. today, when the boy was pulled unresponsive from the pool in the 4300 block of... Read more
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BC Local News
North Saanich compensates staffer for shabby treatmentNorth Saanich's chief administrative officer has been given more then $26,000 i
North Saanich compensates staffer for shabby treatment
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
North Saanich's chief administrative officer has been given more then $26,000 in what the mayor of that community is calling "compensation for his treatment at the hands of the previous municipal council." Ron Buchan was the CAO of the District in... Read more
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BC Local News
Tip leads to speedy arrest in LangfordGoose Trail near Jacklin Road and Rowils Crescent. RCMP patrol and crime reduc
Tip leads to speedy arrest in Langford
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Goose Trail near Jacklin Road and Rowils Crescent. RCMP patrol and crime reduction unit officers, with assistance from the Saanich police canine unit, located and arrested the suspect, a 26-year-old Colwood man, without incident. “Once again, the... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Tip leads to speedy arrest in LangfordGoose Trail near Jacklin Road and Rowils Crescent. RCMP patrol and crime reduc
Tip leads to speedy arrest in Langford
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Goose Trail near Jacklin Road and Rowils Crescent. RCMP patrol and crime reduction unit officers, with assistance from the Saanich police canine unit, located and arrested the suspect, a 26-year-old Colwood man, without incident. “Once again, the... Read more
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BC Local News
BC SUMMER GAMES: No horsing around for equestrian athletes at Gamesand smart and stuff.” Garrington is joined on the Zone 6 show jumping unit by
BC SUMMER GAMES: No horsing around for equestrian athletes at Games
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
and smart and stuff.” Garrington is joined on the Zone 6 show jumping unit by longtime friend Petra Pinkerton of Central Saanich, plus Linnaea Crawshaw of Campbell River. Meanwhile, Zone 6 teammate Rachel Brears of Colwood is in a slightly... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
BC SUMMER GAMES: No horsing around for equestrian athletes at Gamesand smart and stuff.” Garrington is joined on the Zone 6 show jumping unit by
BC SUMMER GAMES: No horsing around for equestrian athletes at Games
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
and smart and stuff.” Garrington is joined on the Zone 6 show jumping unit by longtime friend Petra Pinkerton of Central Saanich, plus Linnaea Crawshaw of Campbell River. Meanwhile, Zone 6 teammate Rachel Brears of Colwood is in a slightly... Read more
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BC Local News
Soccer youth compete in provincialsright midfielder Paige Payne, who got the ball from Robin Price. ia a nice head
Soccer youth compete in provincials
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
right midfielder Paige Payne, who got the ball from Robin Price. ia a nice header. Their second game was 3-1 win against Saanich Fusion. Six minutes into the game striker Jenna Hoornenborg came down the left and sent the ball across to Hanna Jay... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Soccer youth compete in provincialsright midfielder Paige Payne, who got the ball from Robin Price. ia a nice head
Soccer youth compete in provincials
Terrace Standard / Posted 9 days ago
right midfielder Paige Payne, who got the ball from Robin Price. ia a nice header. Their second game was 3-1 win against Saanich Fusion. Six minutes into the game striker Jenna Hoornenborg came down the left and sent the ball across to Hanna Jay... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Colwood musician keeps Butchart Gardens tradition swayingmarks the 16th year Millington and company will perform evening concerts at the
Colwood musician keeps Butchart Gardens tradition swaying
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
marks the 16th year Millington and company will perform evening concerts at the popular tourist destination in Central Saanich, where it’s not unusual to see the stage filled with people dancing in front of the band. “We’re doing a wider range... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Five B.C. medals for Kelowna UnitedU13, U14 and U17 boys. The U13 boys finished with a 2-1 record, defeating Nort
Five B.C. medals for Kelowna United
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 11 days ago
U13, U14 and U17 boys. The U13 boys finished with a 2-1 record, defeating North Van and Prince George and losing to Saanich. Kelowna U14s won two of three games, beating Williams Lake and Terrace and losing to Surrey. The U17s posted a... Read more
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Oak Bay News
New CRD wastewater project board ‘well underway’waste water treatment. However, some councillors expressed concern with creati
New CRD wastewater project board ‘well underway’
Oak Bay News / Posted 11 days ago
waste water treatment. However, some councillors expressed concern with creating yet another committee. CRD director and Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell said it’s useful to have an outside set of eyes but expressed concern about the short timeline... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
JOCK TALK: Baseball, lacrosse, racing, golf action on tapon the road, fellow regional team the Victoria Eagles wind it up this weekend w
JOCK TALK: Baseball, lacrosse, racing, golf action on tap
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
on the road, fellow regional team the Victoria Eagles wind it up this weekend with four home games at Lambrick Park in Saanich. The Eagles host the Okanagan Athletics in a doubleheader Saturday (July 16), when they play at 1:30 and 4 p.m., and... Read more
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BC Local News
Bayside school asks Central Saanich to waive building permit feesthan $50,000. Brad Shuya from Bradley Shuya Architect Inc. is working on the pr
Bayside school asks Central Saanich to waive building permit fees
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
than $50,000. Brad Shuya from Bradley Shuya Architect Inc. is working on the project and represents School District 63 (Saanich). He said with the school district having already submitted a deposit of close to $13,000, the district is now... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich history: Harpooner brought settlers to Islandliquor license and established a successful business. With the profits he purch
Saanich history: Harpooner brought settlers to Island
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
liquor license and established a successful business. With the profits he purchased more than 300 acres of land along the Gorge waterway in Saanich. Caroline Duncan researches and writes about local history. She is the archivist at Saanich Archi... Read more
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BC Local News
Sea change for Sidney's aquariumCentre, underwent big change last year. Executive Director for the Centre Mark
Sea change for Sidney's aquarium
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Centre, underwent big change last year. Executive Director for the Centre Mark Loria brought the District of Central Saanich up to speed Monday night on their name change and mission change. As a not-for-profit organization, they rely on... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich OKs review of 2014 tree bylawSaanich trees may be getting a bit more protection, depending on the outcome of
Saanich OKs review of 2014 tree bylaw
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Saanich trees may be getting a bit more protection, depending on the outcome of an upcoming review of one of the district’s environmental bylaws. At Monday’s meeting, Saanich council approved a recommendation for the environment and natural areas... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich teen headed to Camp Ignitean exercise. The tunnel represents a confined space, but otherwise, she is in t
Saanich teen headed to Camp Ignite
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
an exercise. The tunnel represents a confined space, but otherwise, she is in the relaxed comfort of the basement under Saanich Fire Department No. 1. She was there on last week because earlier this spring, Benischek, 17, was one of 10 Saanich... Read more
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BC Local News
Sidney asking North Saanich to review impact of retail developmentwill be a boon overall. In the middle of the debate, Sidney Mayor Steve Price
Sidney asking North Saanich to review impact of retail development
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
will be a boon overall. In the middle of the debate, Sidney Mayor Steve Price is calling on both the District of North Saanich and MLA Gary Holman to have another impact study done — this time on how the proposed Sandown Commons retail site... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Juan de Fuca lacrosse all-stars end season on high notetime a Juan de Fuca team had ever captured the A1 division in the tournament, I
Juan de Fuca lacrosse all-stars end season on high note
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
time a Juan de Fuca team had ever captured the A1 division in the tournament, Island teams took all three divisions, with Saanich winning the Tier 2 title and Victoria-Esquimalt taking the Tier 3 crown. Juan de Fuca reeled off four straight wins... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay dominates Best of the City deli marketoakbaynews.com under e-edition special publications. Our regional green bend s
Oak Bay dominates Best of the City deli market
Oak Bay News / Posted 12 days ago
oakbaynews.com under e-edition special publications. Our regional green bend showed in the political tally. Elizabeth May, Green MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands was named best politician followed by Murray Rankin, NDP MP for Victoria and Andrew We... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Ridge Burrards earn B.C. midget silverPenticton. The Burrards then downed Coquitlam 5-4 on Thursday, and defeated PoC
Ridge Burrards earn B.C. midget silver
Maple Ridge News / Posted 12 days ago
Penticton. The Burrards then downed Coquitlam 5-4 on Thursday, and defeated PoCo 7-5 later that day. On Friday, Ridge beat Saanich 4-3. The Burrards advanced to the provincial final with a 9-3 win over Port Coquitlam on Saturday. The Burrards had... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Little lending libraries build community across Greater Victoriamy grandchildren. I find some authors here I know that I like, and a lot of aut
Little lending libraries build community across Greater Victoria
Oak Bay News / Posted 12 days ago
my grandchildren. I find some authors here I know that I like, and a lot of authors I don’t know that I have to explore.” Saanich resident Teale Phelps Bondaroff, whose card hails him as a research adventurer with The Idea Tree Consulting, is... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Golf tournament raising funds for family services building in Colwoodraise funds for the Pacific Centre Family Services Association’s new Wellness C
Golf tournament raising funds for family services building in Colwood
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
raise funds for the Pacific Centre Family Services Association’s new Wellness Centre on Goldstream Avenue, as well as the Saanich Legacy Foundation. The 18-hole tournament, put on by the Young Entrepreneur Society of Victoria, begins with a... Read more
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BC Local News
Casino approval likely hinges on site BCLC selects: mayorCorporation (BCLC), says Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. Last week, the BCLC announ
Casino approval likely hinges on site BCLC selects: mayor
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Corporation (BCLC), says Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. Last week, the BCLC announced it selected the City of Victoria over Saanich as the preferred municipality to host a gaming facility for the region. According to the corporation, the city was... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich Foodie: Checking in with fun Saanich food optionsVillage restaurants are exactly this. They’re bursting with genuine cheer from
Saanich Foodie: Checking in with fun Saanich food options
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Village restaurants are exactly this. They’re bursting with genuine cheer from patrons and staff. With two locations in Saanich and another in Oak Bay’s Estevan Village, they are absolute gems. With fresh juice from Jusu Organic Juice Bar, their... Read more
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BC Local News
Police warn of male suspect grabbing women in Gordon HeadSaanich Police have issued a warning to the public after a string of five sexua
Police warn of male suspect grabbing women in Gordon Head
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Saanich Police have issued a warning to the public after a string of five sexually inappropriate acts were reported within four days between July 4 and 7 in Gordon Head. In all cases, a male described as 20 to 30 years old, and with tanned skin, is... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
EMCS student earns gold in national carpentry competitionfinished his carpentry foundations level 1 course at Camosun College, Schutting
EMCS student earns gold in national carpentry competition
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
finished his carpentry foundations level 1 course at Camosun College, Schuttinga works for a construction company in North Saanich. He hopes that one day he’ll have a business of his own. “You never know where life takes you. Right now I’m... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich watches as Victoria closer to removing derelict boats from the Gorge2013, Victoria council began floating a plan to deal with the boats, but has ru
Saanich watches as Victoria closer to removing derelict boats from the Gorge
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
2013, Victoria council began floating a plan to deal with the boats, but has run into a number of hurdles since then. Saanich has followed a similar path. Now, Victoria has managed to rezone the current Gorge Waterway regulations to allow... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich councillor breathes sigh of relief as BCLC aims for Victoria casinoRoyal Casino has been lifted. The B.C. Lottery Corporation announced Friday th
Saanich councillor breathes sigh of relief as BCLC aims for Victoria casino
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Royal Casino has been lifted. The B.C. Lottery Corporation announced Friday that the City of Victoria was selected over Saanich as the preferred local government to host a new gaming facility for the region. The corporation also clarified the... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich's Fig Deli reaching out to refugees with a taste of homeCanadians have done a lot to make Syrian refugees feel welcome, but one man in
Saanich's Fig Deli reaching out to refugees with a taste of home
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Canadians have done a lot to make Syrian refugees feel welcome, but one man in Saanich has done a lot to make them feel at home. When refugees started coming to Vancouver Island, Yasser Youssef, owner of the Fig Deli, prepared baskets filled with... Read more
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BC Local News
Torquay Elementary wins $100k toward new playgroundwith a laugh. “There were a lot of teary parents. It’s been a long month and i
Torquay Elementary wins $100k toward new playground
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
with a laugh. “There were a lot of teary parents. It’s been a long month and it just feels so good that we did this for Saanich kids.” In addition, the remaining finalists – General Brock Elementary in Vancouver, Windsor Elementary in Burnaby... Read more
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BC Local News
Work nears completion at Rosalie’s Villagefor the 41-unit Rosalie’s Village and Mary’s Place daycare dedicated to single
Work nears completion at Rosalie’s Village
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
for the 41-unit Rosalie’s Village and Mary’s Place daycare dedicated to single mothers and at-risk women at 4351 West Saanich Rd. Construction of the multiplex facility on the grounds of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul started in the fall... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich catching on to Pride movementSaanich has raised the iconic rainbow flag at municipal hall for the first time
Saanich catching on to Pride movement
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
Saanich has raised the iconic rainbow flag at municipal hall for the first time, and the sentiment from the LGBTQ community is that it’s about time. The Pride flag went up June 30, and will represent Saanich’s support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual,... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
RCMP watchdog clarifies Beckett crash investigationto the collision. The criminal investigation is being led by the RCMP Island D
RCMP watchdog clarifies Beckett crash investigation
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
to the collision. The criminal investigation is being led by the RCMP Island District General Investigations Section. The Saanich Police Department conducted the investigation into the collision scene and recently forwarded a copy of that report... Read more
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BC Local News
Casino decision could pave the way for expansion in View RoyalCasino has been lifted. The B.C. Lottery Corporation announced Friday that the
Casino decision could pave the way for expansion in View Royal
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
Casino has been lifted. The B.C. Lottery Corporation announced Friday that the City of Victoria had been selected over Saanich as the preferred local government to host a new gaming facility for the region. The corporation also clarified that... Read more
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