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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Junior B Timbermen in toughwin. The Pacific North West Junior Lacrosse League club started its season wit
Junior B Timbermen in tough
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 12 hours ago
win. The Pacific North West Junior Lacrosse League club started its season with a pair of home losses, falling 16-4 to the Saanich Tigers on Wednesday at the Nanaimo Ice Centre and 15-5 to the Cowichan Valley Thunder on Sunday at the NIC. In the... Read more
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BC Local News
Two arrested in connection with string of bicycle theftsPolice hope a pair of arrests will put the brakes on a rash of bicycle thefts i
Two arrested in connection with string of bicycle thefts
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Police hope a pair of arrests will put the brakes on a rash of bicycle thefts in Saanich. More than 70 bicycles have been stolen since the beginning of the year, with the majority of the thefts taking place at the University of Victoria. By... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Greater Victoria community invited to share Indian new year celebrationVictoria’s Indo-Canadian community prepares to mark this annual tradition with
Greater Victoria community invited to share Indian new year celebration
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Victoria’s Indo-Canadian community prepares to mark this annual tradition with a major inter-cultural festival at the Saanich Fairgrounds on May 7, the well-known local merchant and president of the India Canada Cultural Association says... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Heat lacrosse hosting Barnburner1 takes on Langley, while Penticton 2 faces Shuswap at 10:30 a.m. Penticton 1
Heat lacrosse hosting Barnburner
Penticton Western News / Posted 4 days ago
1 takes on Langley, while Penticton 2 faces Shuswap at 10:30 a.m. Penticton 1 is back in action at 3:30 p.m. against Saanich, then Penticton 2 plays Nicola Valley at 5 p.m. Playoff action is on Sunday starting at 7 a.m. The championship game... Read more
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BC Local News
Loop to McKenzie Avenue part of TCH interchange designwasn’t originally in the scope of the project, but they listened to ideas that
Loop to McKenzie Avenue part of TCH interchange design
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
wasn’t originally in the scope of the project, but they listened to ideas that came from the community and from Saanich engineering to make alterations,” said Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell. There will be additional turn lanes installed... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Loop to McKenzie Avenue part of TCH interchange designwasn’t originally in the scope of the project, but they listened to ideas that
Loop to McKenzie Avenue part of TCH interchange design
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
wasn’t originally in the scope of the project, but they listened to ideas that came from the community and from Saanich engineering to make alterations,” said Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell. There will be additional turn lanes installed... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Boxer boosts unbeaten recordArts defeated Michael Kechichian of Vancouver via third-round knockout at a car
Boxer boosts unbeaten record
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Arts defeated Michael Kechichian of Vancouver via third-round knockout at a card Friday at the Pearkes Recreation Centre in Saanich. Don Arnott, Tomari trainer, said Walker dominated the first two rounds before finishing the fight against... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Maple Ridge athletes Climbing onto nationals podiumin Canada, and one has qualified for the world championships in China this fall
Maple Ridge athletes Climbing onto nationals podium
Maple Ridge News / Posted 5 days ago
in Canada, and one has qualified for the world championships in China this fall. Canada’s fastest climbers were in central Saanich on April 9 for the Canadian Speed Climbing Championships – an event that sees climbers race up a 15-metre wall in a... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Alberni Valley News / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
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BC Local News
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
8 related stories
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BC Local News
Maple Ridge athletes Climbing onto nationals podiumin Canada, and one has qualified for the world championships in China this fall
Maple Ridge athletes Climbing onto nationals podium
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
in Canada, and one has qualified for the world championships in China this fall. Canada’s fastest climbers were in central Saanich on April 9 for the Canadian Speed Climbing Championships – an event that sees climbers race up a 15-metre wall in a... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Comox Valley Record / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
8 related stories
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Oak Bay News
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Oak Bay News / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
8 related stories
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Goldstream News Gazette
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
8 related stories
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
8 related stories
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Sooke News Mirror
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have consideredGardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former c
Vancouver Island insider: trips you may not have considered
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Gardens, the Tod Creek Trail takes walkers down to the remnants of the former cement plant owned by the Butchart Family. Saanich: Big, in the middle of town, and offering a variety of hikes, Mount Douglas Park goes from seashore to mountaintop... Read more
8 related stories
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BC Local News
Junior B Timbermen get lacrosse season goingstarted to come together. The squad gets the regular season underway Wednesday
Junior B Timbermen get lacrosse season going
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
started to come together. The squad gets the regular season underway Wednesday (April 27) with a home game against the Saanich Tigers. Ken Morrison, general manager of the junior B Timbermen, said with a young team, there are unknowns, which... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Junior B Timbermen get lacrosse season goingstarted to come together. The squad gets the regular season underway Wednesday
Junior B Timbermen get lacrosse season going
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
started to come together. The squad gets the regular season underway Wednesday (April 27) with a home game against the Saanich Tigers. Ken Morrison, general manager of the junior B Timbermen, said with a young team, there are unknowns, which... Read more
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BC Local News
Playdowns begin, United winsfrom the upper Island league before,” he said. The win advances Nanaimo to the
Playdowns begin, United wins
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
from the upper Island league before,” he said. The win advances Nanaimo to the B.C. quarterfinals, where it will face the Saanich Fusion on the road next Sunday (May 1). Elsewhere in provincial cup playdowns, the Nanaimo United Div. 1 men... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Playdowns begin, United winsfrom the upper Island league before,” he said. The win advances Nanaimo to the
Playdowns begin, United wins
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
from the upper Island league before,” he said. The win advances Nanaimo to the B.C. quarterfinals, where it will face the Saanich Fusion on the road next Sunday (May 1). Elsewhere in provincial cup playdowns, the Nanaimo United Div. 1 men... Read more
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BC Local News
Maple Ridge speed climbers race to podium at national eventCanada’s fastest climbers – including athletes from Maple Ridge – were in Centr
Maple Ridge speed climbers race to podium at national event
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Canada’s fastest climbers – including athletes from Maple Ridge – were in Central Saanich on April 9 for the Canadian Speed Climbing Championships. The climbers went head to head find the best of the best and select the National Speed Team that will... Read more
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BC Local News
Man with pellet gun confronts hikersThe reckless behaviour of a gun-toting visitor to Mount Douglas Park on Friday
Man with pellet gun confronts hikers
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
The reckless behaviour of a gun-toting visitor to Mount Douglas Park on Friday put a scare into Saanich residents and park visitors alike. At 5:41 p.m. on Friday, the Saanich Police received a report of a man with a gun who had entered Mount Douglas... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich hikes transit fuel tax two cents a litreLast week Saanich council unanimously voted in support of a fuel tax raise of t
Saanich hikes transit fuel tax two cents a litre
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Last week Saanich council unanimously voted in support of a fuel tax raise of two cents per litre, from 3.5 to 5.5 cents, as requested by the Victoria Regional Transit Commission. The added income will support transit system development in the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Young athlete floors the competition for silver medalmy bar routine cleanly. I need to do this so I can move to level 7.” Stewart c
Young athlete floors the competition for silver medal
Oak Bay News / Posted 7 days ago
my bar routine cleanly. I need to do this so I can move to level 7.” Stewart continues to train 16 hours a week at her Saanich club gym in anticipation of the Delta Invitational / Cash and Carry Cup held at the Richmond Olympic Oval from May 5... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Elizabeth May wins strong endorsement in leadership reviewthe leadership vote totals have doubled since the last review in 2011. May, wh
Elizabeth May wins strong endorsement in leadership review
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
the leadership vote totals have doubled since the last review in 2011. May, who represents the British Columbia riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands, was the lone Green MP elected in the October 2015 election, when the party collected 3.4 per cent of... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
CRD mulls options to dispose of sewage sludgemanagement.” Currently, all Greater Victoria communities truck sewage waste an
CRD mulls options to dispose of sewage sludge
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
management.” Currently, all Greater Victoria communities truck sewage waste and garbage to the Hartland landfill in Saanich. Sooke produces about 170 tonnes of sewage sludge every year. The cost to transport the sludge is $20,000. Coun.... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich rec centres may consider sharing software with rest of regionSaanich recreation centres may consider using the same rec centre management so
Saanich rec centres may consider sharing software with rest of region
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
Saanich recreation centres may consider using the same rec centre management software as the rest of Greater Victoria after the Capital Regional District awarded a five-year contract to PerfectMind software. The contract for the software management... Read more
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BC Local News
CRD limits public access to Leech watersheda permit system?” asked Hicks. The recommendation to deny public access came a
CRD limits public access to Leech watershed
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
a permit system?” asked Hicks. The recommendation to deny public access came after an extensive consultation process, said Saanich Coun. Vic Derman. The idea to limit public access is to keep the water pure and the risk of fire. It remains... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich pair double down on home inspectionsWhen it comes to home inspections, a Saanich couple is proving that two heads a
Saanich pair double down on home inspections
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
When it comes to home inspections, a Saanich couple is proving that two heads are better than one. Reece Jacob and Monika Gass are local owners and operators of A Buyer’s Choice, a home inspection franchise with representatives in 15 countries... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
CRD limits public access to Leech watersheda permit system?” asked Hicks. The recommendation to deny public access came a
CRD limits public access to Leech watershed
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
a permit system?” asked Hicks. The recommendation to deny public access came after an extensive consultation process, said Saanich Coun. Vic Derman. The idea to limit public access is to keep the water pure and the risk of fire. It remains... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Athletes on track for fun and competitionand jumping. “Ultimately the goal is to be out and participating in sports,” s
Athletes on track for fun and competition
Oak Bay News / Posted 10 days ago
and jumping. “Ultimately the goal is to be out and participating in sports,” said head coach Jean Tetarenko, of Central Saanich, in her six or seventh year of coaching. “It’s one of the things you come to practice and you get so much back. It’s... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
HOMEFINDER: West Shore homes featured on annual tourfor Young Life Victoria, happening April 30 and May 1, features 12 finished pro
HOMEFINDER: West Shore homes featured on annual tour
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
for Young Life Victoria, happening April 30 and May 1, features 12 finished projects in Langford, Colwood, View Royal, Saanich, Victoria and Oak Bay. They range from a kitchen and dining room upgrade in a Songhees waterfront townhouse to a... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: Capital Region receives marching orders on treatmentneed for the CRD to treat the wastewater produced in Colwood, Langford, Esquima
EDITORIAL: Capital Region receives marching orders on treatment
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
need for the CRD to treat the wastewater produced in Colwood, Langford, Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations, Esquimalt, Saanich, Victoria and Oak Bay. When a collection of scientists who have spent years studying the ocean and the life cycle of... Read more
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CTV News
Judge clears Mike Duffy of all 31 chargesby parliamentarians and “not a holiday.” Counts seven and eight were related t
Judge clears Mike Duffy of all 31 charges
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
by parliamentarians and “not a holiday.” Counts seven and eight were related to allegations that Duffy used a trip to the Saanich Fair to expense travel to see his daughter’s play in Vancouver. “I don’t ascribe any criminal intent that Duffy flew... Read more
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CTV News
Judge dismisses 20 of 31 counts against Mike Duffyby parliamentarians and “not a holiday.” Counts seven and eight were related t
Judge dismisses 20 of 31 counts against Mike Duffy
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
by parliamentarians and “not a holiday.” Counts seven and eight were related to allegations that Duffy used a trip to the Saanich Fair to expense travel to see his daughter’s play in Vancouver. “I don’t ascribe any criminal intent that Duffy flew... Read more
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CTV News
Judge dismisses 16 of 31 counts against Mike Duffyby parliamentarians and “not a holiday.” Counts seven and eight were related t
Judge dismisses 16 of 31 counts against Mike Duffy
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
by parliamentarians and “not a holiday.” Counts seven and eight were related to allegations that Duffy used a trip to the Saanich Fair to expense travel to see his daughter’s play in Vancouver. “I don’t ascribe any criminal intent that Duffy flew... Read more
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CTV News
Judge dismisses 14 of 31 counts against Mike Duffyby parliamentarians and “not a holiday.” Counts seven and eight were related t
Judge dismisses 14 of 31 counts against Mike Duffy
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
by parliamentarians and “not a holiday.” Counts seven and eight were related to allegations that Duffy used a trip to the Saanich Fair to expense travel to see his daughter’s play in Vancouver. “I don’t ascribe any criminal intent that Duffy flew... Read more
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BC Local News
Kickboxers ready to rumble at PearkesFriday is fight night in Saanich as co-promoters Stan Petered (Peterec’s Martia
Kickboxers ready to rumble at Pearkes
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Friday is fight night in Saanich as co-promoters Stan Petered (Peterec’s Martial Arts) and Jason Heit (Island MMA) are hosting a Warriors Canada vs. Japan kickboxing card in the field house of Pearkes Recreation Centre. A trio of local fighters form... Read more
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BC Local News
Crowther memorial game an annual lacrosse traditioncomes up on their early calendar. The John Crowther Memorial game will see the
Crowther memorial game an annual lacrosse tradition
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
comes up on their early calendar. The John Crowther Memorial game will see the junior and intermediate Shamrocks, plus a Saanich midget team, play one period each against a squad of former Shamrock greats on Friday (April 22) at 7 p.m. at The Q... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Crowther memorial game an annual lacrosse traditioncomes up on their early calendar. The John Crowther Memorial game will see the
Crowther memorial game an annual lacrosse tradition
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
comes up on their early calendar. The John Crowther Memorial game will see the junior and intermediate Shamrocks, plus a Saanich midget team, play one period each against a squad of former Shamrock greats on Friday (April 22) at 7 p.m. at The Q... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
THROUGH THE DECADES: For the week of April 20responsible for funding heritage sites. Also making news the week of April 20,
THROUGH THE DECADES: For the week of April 20
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
responsible for funding heritage sites. Also making news the week of April 20, 2006: The closure of Mayfair Lanes in Saanich marks the end of an era in local bowling. For three years, Loblaws Properties West has eyed the last 10-pin bowling... Read more
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BC Local News
Victoria and Saanich move on to next round of casino processSaanich and Victoria are moving on to the next phase of the B.C. Lottery Corpor
Victoria and Saanich move on to next round of casino process
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Saanich and Victoria are moving on to the next phase of the B.C. Lottery Corporation’s (BCLC) process of finding a community to host a gaming facility in Greater Victoria. In early October, the BCLC asked six communities (Saanich, Oak Bay, Victoria,... Read more
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BC Local News
Councillor tackles Central Saancih's Agricultural Area PlanCentral Saanich Councillor Alicia Holman has been working hard to get the Agric
Councillor tackles Central Saancih's Agricultural Area Plan
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Central Saanich Councillor Alicia Holman has been working hard to get the Agricultural Area Plan on the District’s overall strategic plan. “In my three years on council, we’ve not had that on our strategic priority and so I’ve advocated ... that we... Read more
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BC Local News
Sidney cadets to compete at national shooting competitionVERNON — The Range team from 676 Kittyhawk Royal Canadian Air Cadets (RCACS) on
Sidney cadets to compete at national shooting competition
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
VERNON — The Range team from 676 Kittyhawk Royal Canadian Air Cadets (RCACS) on the Saanich Peninsula shot their way to second place and a trip to the nationals. The team of five air cadets competed at a precursor event in Vernon on the weekend,... Read more
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BC Local News
SeaChange in Tod Inletand they could easily harvest it, eating it like chicken. They call it SNIDCEL
SeaChange in Tod Inlet
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
and they could easily harvest it, eating it like chicken. They call it SNIDCEL (sngeet kwith), which is the language of the Saanich peoples, meaning Place of the Blue Grouse. The second era was when the blue grouse were chased away by the dynamite.... Read more
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BC Local News
North Saanich time capsure to remain on displayThe time capsule created to help celebrate the District of North Saanich’s Jubi
North Saanich time capsure to remain on display
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
The time capsule created to help celebrate the District of North Saanich’s Jubilee year in 2015, will be put on display in the municipal hall. Unlike some time capsules that are buried or built into foundations, to be opened at a later date, the... Read more
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BC Local News
One site off the list, for now, for new Central Saanich skate parkOne proposed location within Centennial Park for a new skate park in Central Sa
One site off the list, for now, for new Central Saanich skate park
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
One proposed location within Centennial Park for a new skate park in Central Saanich is now off the table. However, it will still be considered by council as it works through ideas for the facility. The proposed location for the new skate park was... Read more
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BC Local News
Cyclist crashes through window of parked van• Between April 1 and 8, the Sidney North Saanich RCMP responded to 143 calls f
Cyclist crashes through window of parked van
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
• Between April 1 and 8, the Sidney North Saanich RCMP responded to 143 calls for service. Of note: • On April 1 at 5 p.m., police responded to a cyclist crash on Highway 17 near Amity Drive. A cyclist riding a road bike collided with a van parked... Read more
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