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BC Local News
New recruits begin next phase of military journeytheir lives, a step that will see them officially sworn in as members of the Ca
New recruits begin next phase of military journey
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
their lives, a step that will see them officially sworn in as members of the Canadian Armed Forces. For Seamus Maguire, a Saanich resident and one of 10 Greater Victoria area recruits who successfully competed for a spot in the Regular Officer... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
New recruits begin next phase of military journeytheir lives, a step that will see them officially sworn in as members of the Ca
New recruits begin next phase of military journey
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
their lives, a step that will see them officially sworn in as members of the Canadian Armed Forces. For Seamus Maguire, a Saanich resident and one of 10 Greater Victoria area recruits who successfully competed for a spot in the Regular Officer... Read more
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BC Local News
Heat bringing the heat to the provincial beatfair for either set of girls. Joining the Heat in provincial competition this
Heat bringing the heat to the provincial beat
BC Local News / Posted 13 hours ago
fair for either set of girls. Joining the Heat in provincial competition this weekend are the Barrier Cedar Kings, Central Saanich Extreme Bullets, Central Saanich Extreme Heat, Chilliwack Crushers, Chilliwack Her-ricanes, Coquitlam Low Riders,... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Citta brings community into projectcreating additional properties or space for new residents within an established
Citta brings community into project
Oak Bay News / Posted 14 hours ago
creating additional properties or space for new residents within an established neighbourhood. Here in town, Victoria and Saanich have also worked at finding ways to accommodate the new people who want to live within their older neighbourhoods,... Read more
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BC Local News
Police return stolen carving to UVicJo Hughes, on hand to receive the recovered sculpture from Oak Bay Police Chief
Police return stolen carving to UVic
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Jo Hughes, on hand to receive the recovered sculpture from Oak Bay Police Chief Andy Brinton Monday morning. Oak Bay and Saanich police were investigating after the work was discovered missing from a June 13 theft. A vending machine and a few... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Police return stolen carving to UVicJo Hughes, on hand to receive the recovered sculpture from Oak Bay Police Chief
Police return stolen carving to UVic
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
Jo Hughes, on hand to receive the recovered sculpture from Oak Bay Police Chief Andy Brinton Monday morning. Oak Bay and Saanich police were investigating after the work was discovered missing from a June 13 theft. A vending machine and a few... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Seahawks battle Wolverines in rough season finalethe junior bantam Sooke Seahawks fought their final battle on Sunday at West Hi
Seahawks battle Wolverines in rough season finale
Sooke News Mirror / Posted yesterday
the junior bantam Sooke Seahawks fought their final battle on Sunday at West Hills, losing against longtime rival, the Saanich Wolverines with 48-8. This wasn’t a loss though. It was a testament to just how tough and dedicated Sooke can really... Read more
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BC Local News
Goward House marks quarter centurythings.” While the Goward House has been standing since 1908, the society star
Goward House marks quarter century
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
things.” While the Goward House has been standing since 1908, the society started in 1991, sometime after the District of Saanich took ownership of the property. “Because it was six acres and it was zoned so it could be split up into small lots,... Read more
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BC Local News
Officers and civilians honoured for saving liveswho have administered first aid while saving or attempting to save a life. Con
Officers and civilians honoured for saving lives
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
who have administered first aid while saving or attempting to save a life. Const. Paul Brailey, with the Central Saanich Police Department, was part of a group of individuals honoured for helping to administer CPR after he was dispatched... Read more
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BC Local News
Fire causes $100,000 in damagenight. No one was injured in the blaze but several occupants were displaced du
Fire causes $100,000 in damage
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
night. No one was injured in the blaze but several occupants were displaced due to the fire and are receiving aid from Saanich Emergency Social Services. The cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation. “The initial report was... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
1976 Victoria junior lacrosse team was a special collection of playersteam, nicknamed the Bakers, were a collection of players who had come up throug
1976 Victoria junior lacrosse team was a special collection of players
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
team, nicknamed the Bakers, were a collection of players who had come up through the ranks in the Esquimalt, Victoria and Saanich minor lacrosse associations. Juan de Fuca had yet to be established by that time. “It was kind of a cool group …... Read more
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BC Local News
Penticton photographer captures golden hourparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
Penticton photographer captures golden hour
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Confined space rescue contract renewedSaanich and Oak Bay fire departments continue to cover safety at the adjacent u
Confined space rescue contract renewed
Oak Bay News / Posted 7 days ago
Saanich and Oak Bay fire departments continue to cover safety at the adjacent university. “WorkSafe requires employers who put employees in confined spaces must have a plan for their safety,” said chief Dave Cockle. “The University of Victoria is a... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Council OKs fire agreementOak Bay council authorized its staff to participate in a new Fire Service Agree
Council OKs fire agreement
Oak Bay News / Posted 7 days ago
Oak Bay council authorized its staff to participate in a new Fire Service Agreement with Saanich, Esquimalt, View Royal and Central Saanich to “enhance the level of life safety and property protection available to citizens in the participating... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Saanich edges Juan de Fuca in midget lacrosse series openerSaanich Tigers drew first blood in the best-of-three Vancouver Island midget A1
Saanich edges Juan de Fuca in midget lacrosse series opener
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Saanich Tigers drew first blood in the best-of-three Vancouver Island midget A1 playoff series on Tuesday, beating the Whalers 7-6 at Juan de Fuca Arena. The Whalers must now take a pair of road wins off the Tigers if they hope to advance to the... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Penticton photographer captures golden hourparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
Penticton photographer captures golden hour
Penticton Western News / Posted 7 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
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BC Local News
Cordova Bay Day cooks up fun for the whole familyand serve ice cream. The Mason Jar Eatery will also have ice cream as well as c
Cordova Bay Day cooks up fun for the whole family
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
and serve ice cream. The Mason Jar Eatery will also have ice cream as well as cookie decorating and a kids zone. A Saanich Fire Department engine, Saanich Police car, and Ace the Mascot will also be on hand. There’ll also be a car driving... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich Police investigate theft of First Nations artSaanich Police are investigating the theft of a piece of First Nations art from
Saanich Police investigate theft of First Nations art
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Saanich Police are investigating the theft of a piece of First Nations art from the University of Victoria. Oak Bay Police responded to a report of a break and enter at UVic’s Fraser building on June 13. Inside they discovered a few lockers had been... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Sacred Willow brings healing space to Oak Bay Avenueto start in,” Cowan said. Sacred Willow already boasts regular clients, some w
Sacred Willow brings healing space to Oak Bay Avenue
Oak Bay News / Posted 7 days ago
to start in,” Cowan said. Sacred Willow already boasts regular clients, some who travel from as far afield as North Saanich. The practice will be eight weeks young when Cowan hands off to Ali Jopp and embarks on motherhood. Jopp, a friend... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Valuable artwork stolen from University of Victoria's Faculty of LawOak Bay and Saanich police are on the lookout for stolen art after a June 13 th
Valuable artwork stolen from University of Victoria's Faculty of Law
Oak Bay News / Posted 7 days ago
Oak Bay and Saanich police are on the lookout for stolen art after a June 13 theft at the University of Victoria. Oak Bay Police were called that day for a break and enter to the Fraser building where a vending machine and a few lockers were broken... Read more
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BC Local News
Syrian refugee students overcoming language obstaclesof modern languages and multiculturalism, said they have 26 confirmed new Syria
Syrian refugee students overcoming language obstacles
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
of modern languages and multiculturalism, said they have 26 confirmed new Syrian refugees who have joined the Sooke, Saanich and Victoria school districts across 47 schools ranging in age from kindergarten to high school. The four students... Read more
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BC Local News
Meet this year's Great Teacher nominees: Emma CottierThere’s something special about the Saanich School District that led Emma Cotti
Meet this year's Great Teacher nominees: Emma Cottier
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
There’s something special about the Saanich School District that led Emma Cottier to pursue a career teaching where she grew up and went to school. Cottier knew early on during her years at Brentwood Bay elementary, Bayside middle school and Stelly’s... Read more
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BC Local News
Teacher takes time to teach youth to Live Differentbond for more than a year leading up to the trip south. The most recent group v
Teacher takes time to teach youth to Live Different
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
bond for more than a year leading up to the trip south. The most recent group volunteered at Woodwynn Farm in Central Saanich, made Christmas hampers and Soap for Hope and picked up trash on the shoreline with the Surfrider Foundation, along... Read more
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Peace Arch News
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canada
Peace Arch News / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
10 related stories
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Oak Bay News
Meet this year's Great Teacher nominees: Emma CottierThere’s something special about the Saanich School District that led Emma Cotti
Meet this year's Great Teacher nominees: Emma Cottier
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 days ago
There’s something special about the Saanich School District that led Emma Cottier to pursue a career teaching where she grew up and went to school. Cottier knew early on during her years at Brentwood Bay elementary, Bayside middle school and Stelly’s... Read more
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Oak Bay News
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canada
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
10 related stories
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Goldstream News Gazette
Meet this year's Great Teacher nominees: Emma CottierThere’s something special about the Saanich School District that led Emma Cotti
Meet this year's Great Teacher nominees: Emma Cottier
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
There’s something special about the Saanich School District that led Emma Cottier to pursue a career teaching where she grew up and went to school. Cottier knew early on during her years at Brentwood Bay elementary, Bayside middle school and Stelly’s... Read more
2 related stories
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Penticton Western News
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canada
Penticton Western News / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
10 related stories
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Summerland Review
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canada
Summerland Review / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
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Terrace Standard
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canada
Terrace Standard / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
10 related stories
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Fernie Free Press
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top 12 in Canada
Fernie Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
10 related stories
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Kelowna Capital News
B.C. photos among Top-12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top-12 in Canada
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
10 related stories
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Surrey Leader
B.C. photos among Top-12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top-12 in Canada
Surrey Leader / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
10 related stories
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BC Local News
B.C. photos among Top-12 in Canadaparticipating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. citi
B.C. photos among Top-12 in Canada
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
participating in a project to snapshot Canada. Photographers from 10 B.C. cities, including Invermere, Kelowna, Penticton, Saanich, Surrey, Terrace, Vancouver and White Rock were among dozens more across Canada who took images of everything from... Read more
10 related stories
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Oak Bay News
Response to Great Teachers gives high marks all aroundSaanich News publisher Oliver Sommer says that, on a personal level, having the
Response to Great Teachers gives high marks all around
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 days ago
Saanich News publisher Oliver Sommer says that, on a personal level, having the opportunity to share stories with his three children about how much they enjoy their time in school reinforces why the Great Teachers series fulfils such an important... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Teacher takes time to teach youth to Live Differentbond for more than a year leading up to the trip south. The most recent group v
Teacher takes time to teach youth to Live Different
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 days ago
bond for more than a year leading up to the trip south. The most recent group volunteered at Woodwynn Farm in Central Saanich, made Christmas hampers and Soap for Hope and picked up trash on the shoreline with the Surfrider Foundation, along... Read more
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BC Local News
Victoria moves forward with casino discussionstaking the next step. I see it as just that — a next step, to continue in the c
Victoria moves forward with casino discussions
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
taking the next step. I see it as just that — a next step, to continue in the conversation with the province along with Saanich, to the degree in which we’re interested in the site,” said Coun. Marianne Alto, adding there still hasn’t been an... Read more
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BC Local News
Proposed Uptown residential tower needs affordable housing, says councilSaanich residents will have their say on the proposed new 11-storey tower of re
Proposed Uptown residential tower needs affordable housing, says council
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
Saanich residents will have their say on the proposed new 11-storey tower of rental suites at Uptown. On Monday, council pushed the proposed development for 134 apartments and townhouses to a public hearing. If approved, the peak of the terraced... Read more
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BC Local News
Speak with Saanich about the Uptown-Douglas corridorSaanich is inviting the public to come out for a 'coffee klatch' to talk about
Speak with Saanich about the Uptown-Douglas corridor
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
Saanich is inviting the public to come out for a 'coffee klatch' to talk about the future of the Uptown-Douglas Corridor area. The casual style coffee meet-up is from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Roundhouse Cafe in the new Midtown Park condo at 935 Cloverdale... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich seeks to add splash pad at Rutledge Parkwith kids as ‘the park with a pink elephant,’ and Rutledge Park could be even m
Saanich seeks to add splash pad at Rutledge Park
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
with kids as ‘the park with a pink elephant,’ and Rutledge Park could be even more popular if it gets a new water park. Saanich council approved two grant applications on Monday to the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure initiative. The first... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich townhouse fire under investigationcause of a townhouse fire in Gordon Head that did an estimated $300,000 in dama
Saanich townhouse fire under investigation
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
cause of a townhouse fire in Gordon Head that did an estimated $300,000 in damage Sunday afternoon. Around 4:30 p.m., the Saanich Fire Department responded to a call in the 1700 block of McKenzie Avenue at a townhouse down the street from Tuscany... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Tom Fletcher: The shape of an NDP governmentflat refusal, and the B.C. Liberal Party’s multi-million dollar advantage in co
Tom Fletcher: The shape of an NDP government
Comox Valley Record / Posted 10 days ago
flat refusal, and the B.C. Liberal Party’s multi-million dollar advantage in corporate fundraising, will be a key theme. Saanich North and the Islands MLA Gary Holman presented the Government Advertising Act, which would require taxpayer-funded... Read more
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BC Local News
Brentwood Bay sees elevated bacterial levels during heavy rainWith an unusual summer of drought and a winter of short, heavy rainfall, the wa
Brentwood Bay sees elevated bacterial levels during heavy rain
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
With an unusual summer of drought and a winter of short, heavy rainfall, the waters around Central Saanich have seen elevated bacterial levels — particularly at the Brentwood Bay beach near the marina. The District of Central Saanich heard the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay officer earns Torch Run honourssense of inclusion and to be a part of the team.” About 100 runners are expect
Oak Bay officer earns Torch Run honours
Oak Bay News / Posted 13 days ago
sense of inclusion and to be a part of the team.” About 100 runners are expected to participate, including members of the Saanich, Central Saanich, Victoria, Oak Bay and Military Police, with Special Olympics athletes and supporters. The run is... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Link between West Shore manhunt and Sooke shootings 'likely'Police are in the midst of a manhunt. West Shore RCMP, assisted by the Victori
Link between West Shore manhunt and Sooke shootings 'likely'
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Police are in the midst of a manhunt. West Shore RCMP, assisted by the Victoria Police, Saanich Police, Saanich Canine units, and RCMP helicopter and the RCMP Emergency Response Team are actively hunting two male suspects matching the description of... Read more
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BC Local News
Link between West Shore manhunt and Sooke shootings 'likely'Police are in the midst of a manhunt. West Shore RCMP, assisted by the Victori
Link between West Shore manhunt and Sooke shootings 'likely'
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Police are in the midst of a manhunt. West Shore RCMP, assisted by the Victoria Police, Saanich Police, Saanich Canine units, and RCMP helicopter and the RCMP Emergency Response Team are actively hunting two male suspects matching the description of... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Link between West Shore manhunt and Sooke shootings 'likely'Police are in the midst of a manhunt. West Shore RCMP, assisted by the Victori
Link between West Shore manhunt and Sooke shootings 'likely'
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Police are in the midst of a manhunt. West Shore RCMP, assisted by the Victoria Police, Saanich Police, Saanich Canine units, and RCMP helicopter and the RCMP Emergency Response Team are actively hunting two male suspects matching the description of... Read more
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BC Local News
Relay to reach Vancouver Island First Nations with message of hopeNation, spoke with many people about the impact suicide has had on their lives
Relay to reach Vancouver Island First Nations with message of hope
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Nation, spoke with many people about the impact suicide has had on their lives during a marathon run from Port Hardy to the Saanich Peninsula back in 2013. Now, she and five others are getting ready to do it again this summer. Paul started the... Read more
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BC Local News
Homeowners speak out in support of EDPAThe seller of a Maplewood home says the market is proving Saanich’s environment
Homeowners speak out in support of EDPA
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
The seller of a Maplewood home says the market is proving Saanich’s environmental development permit area is not as controversial as some believe. Rob Stewart and his wife bought their 3,500 square-foot home on San Merino Crescent in 2011. They... Read more
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BC Local News
Central Saanich changing direction on memorial cenotaphwith a committee eyeing possible action next year. The current cenotaph design
Central Saanich changing direction on memorial cenotaph
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
with a committee eyeing possible action next year. The current cenotaph design was rejected by the District of Central Saanich stemming from disapproval from members of the community, who Councillor Carl Jensen said were universally unhappy... Read more
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