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BC Local News
Saanich mayor supports Colwood sewage planOne day after Rock Bay and McLoughlin Point were shortlisted as sites for a cen
Saanich mayor supports Colwood sewage plan
BC Local News / Posted 5 hours ago
One day after Rock Bay and McLoughlin Point were shortlisted as sites for a centralized sewage treatment plan, Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell spoke out in support of a decentralized sewage option. It’s late, but Atwell is hoping that even in the face... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Too much governmentis big government. There are 13 municipalities in Greater Victoria. Driving no
Too much government
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 11 hours ago
is big government. There are 13 municipalities in Greater Victoria. Driving north on Blanchard, you are all of a sudden in Saanich. Nothing has changed in your surroundings really, except the municipal boundary. Oh, and what force handles the law... Read more
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BC Local News
Treatment site details still being flushed out; no West Shore site on shortlistIn those presented, however, secondary treatment was looked at and biosolids wo
Treatment site details still being flushed out; no West Shore site on shortlist
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
In those presented, however, secondary treatment was looked at and biosolids would be conveyed to the Hartland landfill in Saanich. The estimated range of cost is pegged between $750 million and $1.1 billion. Jane Bird, chair of the project board,... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Treatment site details still being flushed out; no West Shore site on shortlistIn those presented, however, secondary treatment was looked at and biosolids wo
Treatment site details still being flushed out; no West Shore site on shortlist
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted yesterday
In those presented, however, secondary treatment was looked at and biosolids would be conveyed to the Hartland landfill in Saanich. The estimated range of cost is pegged between $750 million and $1.1 billion. Jane Bird, chair of the project board,... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Saanich mayor supports Colwood sewage proposalOne day after Rock Bay and McLoughlin Point were shortlisted as sewage treatmen
Saanich mayor supports Colwood sewage proposal
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
One day after Rock Bay and McLoughlin Point were shortlisted as sewage treatment sites, Saanich’s Mayor Richard Atwell spoke out in favour of better, cheaper sewage options. If the province-appointed Core Area Wastewater Treatment project board is... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Important information still to come in sewage reporteach location. All options looked at secondary treatment and biosolids that wo
Important information still to come in sewage report
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
each location. All options looked at secondary treatment and biosolids that would be conveyed to the Hartland landfill in Saanich. The estimated cost is between $750 million and $1.1 billion. According to project board chair Jane Bird, the board... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Fringe Fest tale breathes life into local historyThe Reminiscences of Long Gun Jack Irvine, chronicling the early Vancouver Isla
Fringe Fest tale breathes life into local history
Oak Bay News / Posted yesterday
The Reminiscences of Long Gun Jack Irvine, chronicling the early Vancouver Island settler and the mark he left in nearby Saanich. It’s almost a one-man show, with Clinton-Baker portraying Irvine and several real-life characters he met in the... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich councillor questions project’s environmental impactasking MOTI to share with council how it will mitigate the project’s impact on
Saanich councillor questions project’s environmental impact
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
asking MOTI to share with council how it will mitigate the project’s impact on Cuthbert Holmes. Derman’s plan was to have Saanich send a letter to MOTI requesting a new environmental study, something that has been lacking all along, he... Read more
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BC Local News
Fringe Fest tale breathes life into local historyThe Reminiscences of Long Gun Jack Irvine, chronicling the early Vancouver Isla
Fringe Fest tale breathes life into local history
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
The Reminiscences of Long Gun Jack Irvine, chronicling the early Vancouver Island settler and the mark he left in nearby Saanich. It’s almost a one-man show, with Clinton-Baker portraying Irvine and several real-life characters he met in the... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich firefighters assist in blaze near Durrance LakeA forest fire near the border of Saanich and Central Saanich saw three separate
Saanich firefighters assist in blaze near Durrance Lake
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
A forest fire near the border of Saanich and Central Saanich saw three separate fire crews work together to knock down the Saturday morning blaze. Around 7 a.m., the Saanich Fire Department responded to a fire near Durrance Lake, heading up Willis... Read more
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BC Local News
PACs prepare for a new school yearon local parent advisory councils. With every new school year comes new issues
PACs prepare for a new school year
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
on local parent advisory councils. With every new school year comes new issues for elementary, middle and high schools in Saanich, and PACs from across the district are readying for a new semester of challenges. The PACs are overseen by the... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Regional District of Nanaimo hires Phyllis Carlyle as CAOthe University of Calgary. Carlyle will replace former CAO Paul Thorkelsson, w
Regional District of Nanaimo hires Phyllis Carlyle as CAO
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
the University of Calgary. Carlyle will replace former CAO Paul Thorkelsson, who assumed the same role for the District of Saanich. Dennis Trudeau, interim CAO, will resume his position as general manager of transportation, solid waste and... Read more
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BC Local News
Regional District of Nanaimo hires Phyllis Carlyle as CAOthe University of Calgary. Carlyle will replace former CAO Paul Thorkelsson, w
Regional District of Nanaimo hires Phyllis Carlyle as CAO
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
the University of Calgary. Carlyle will replace former CAO Paul Thorkelsson, who assumed the same role for the District of Saanich. Dennis Trudeau, interim CAO, will resume his position as general manager of transportation, solid waste and... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Unlocking the secrets under local waterscommunity is thriving as well, with more than 10,000 divers exploring the water
Unlocking the secrets under local waters
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
community is thriving as well, with more than 10,000 divers exploring the waters around 10 Mile Point, Race Rocks and the Saanich Inlet. Scott Stevenson has been diving for the past 20 years and has spent time in Mexico, Honduras, Panama, Belize... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Regional District of Nanaimo hires Phyllis Carlyle as CAOthe University of Calgary. Carlyle will replace former CAO Paul Thorkelsson, w
Regional District of Nanaimo hires Phyllis Carlyle as CAO
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
the University of Calgary. Carlyle will replace former CAO Paul Thorkelsson, who assumed the same role for the District of Saanich. Dennis Trudeau, interim CAO, will resume his position as general manager of transportation, solid waste and... Read more
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BC Local News
Unlocking the secrets under local waterscommunity is thriving as well, with more than 10,000 divers exploring the water
Unlocking the secrets under local waters
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
community is thriving as well, with more than 10,000 divers exploring the waters around 10 Mile Point, Race Rocks and the Saanich Inlet. Scott Stevenson has been diving for the past 20 years and has spent time in Mexico, Honduras, Panama, Belize... Read more
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BC Local News
Mount Douglas Park access survey underwayMount Douglas Park goers have less than a week to complete a survey that will l
Mount Douglas Park access survey underway
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Mount Douglas Park goers have less than a week to complete a survey that will lead to better access to the famous Saanich mountain. A parking ban implemented in 2015 that prohibited parking along the Glendenning Road entrance to Mount Douglas led to... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: May as leader good for countrysubcommittee – is solid and she may help the country move closer to the proport
EDITORIAL: May as leader good for country
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
subcommittee – is solid and she may help the country move closer to the proportional representation system so needed. As Saanich-Gulf Islands MP, May has been visible around Greater Victoria, including the West Shore, and she has done a... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
HOMEFINDER: Greater Victoria attracts out of town buyerssignificantly once figures are finalized for 2016. “Some immigrant buyers and
HOMEFINDER: Greater Victoria attracts out of town buyers
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
significantly once figures are finalized for 2016. “Some immigrant buyers and buyers from the Mainland seem to like Saanich, Gordon Head, Oak Bay and Fairfield because those neighbourhoods are close to UVic,” Nugent said. “It could be up to... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Lifeguard competition puts training to the test in Saanichfive teams from Vancouver Island, dove headfirst into the 2016 Barnsley B.C./Yu
Lifeguard competition puts training to the test in Saanich
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
five teams from Vancouver Island, dove headfirst into the 2016 Barnsley B.C./Yukon Lifeguard Championship last weekend at Saanich Commonwealth Place. The two-day event featured a manikin relay, pool simulations and a variety of first-aid... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Three dead in crossbow attack in Toronto's east end1998, Edward Stuart Walker shot a pregnant Stephanie Celestine Thomas with a cr
Three dead in crossbow attack in Toronto's east end
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
1998, Edward Stuart Walker shot a pregnant Stephanie Celestine Thomas with a crossbow, then stabbed her 46 times in Central Saanich on Vancouver Island. -- In September 1994, Yvon Gosselin was driven to a gravel pit near Terrace, B.C., where he was... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Vikes women see soccer action Friday at Centennialfor details and registration information. Victoria Minor Hockey Association, O
Vikes women see soccer action Friday at Centennial
Oak Bay News / Posted 5 days ago
for details and registration information. Victoria Minor Hockey Association, Oak Bay’s home association, and Saanich Minor Hockey Association host a combined swap and shop for gently used sports equipment on Friday, Aug. 26. Head to... Read more
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BC Local News
2017 firefighter calendars raise funds for sick kidsannual calendar is a joint initiative of the four Greater Victoria professional
2017 firefighter calendars raise funds for sick kids
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
annual calendar is a joint initiative of the four Greater Victoria professional fire departments – Oak Bay, Esquimalt, Saanich and Victoria – to raise money for southern Island pediatric units through the Victoria Hospitals Foundation. “It all... Read more
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BC Local News
Break-in at UVic ends with arrestbreak-in at the University of Victoria was quickly brought to a halt through th
Break-in at UVic ends with arrest
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
break-in at the University of Victoria was quickly brought to a halt through the efforts of the campus security and Saanich Police. Around 1 p.m., security officers at the university responded to an intrusion alarm at the UVic childcare... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich to take a closer look at detached suitesOn a night of hotly debated topics, one thing Saanich council did agree on was
Saanich to take a closer look at detached suites
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
On a night of hotly debated topics, one thing Saanich council did agree on was to look into detached suites. Coun. Fred Haynes brought the report to council which asked staff to move on a delayed 2014 request to study the reality of detached... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Province needs to pony up for UVic land taxesto those made by other property owners.” So while the province has reduced the
Province needs to pony up for UVic land taxes
Oak Bay News / Posted 6 days ago
to those made by other property owners.” So while the province has reduced the already limited funds it provides to Saanich and Oak Bay for UVic, Esquimalt received about $12 million from the federal government for the naval base. The... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich police arrest man during break and enter at University of VictoriaChild Care Facility, around 1 p.m. on Aug. 20. Once at the building UVic Campus
Saanich police arrest man during break and enter at University of Victoria
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Child Care Facility, around 1 p.m. on Aug. 20. Once at the building UVic Campus Security located a suspect inside, called Saanich Police and confronted the suspect who threatened the security officers and fled. Saanich police patrol officers... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Saanich police arrest man during break and enter at University of VictoriaChild Care Facility, around 1 p.m. on Aug. 20. Once at the building UVic Campus
Saanich police arrest man during break and enter at University of Victoria
Oak Bay News / Posted 7 days ago
Child Care Facility, around 1 p.m. on Aug. 20. Once at the building UVic Campus Security located a suspect inside, called Saanich Police and confronted the suspect who threatened the security officers and fled. Saanich police patrol officers... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich man in custody for string of B&EsSaanich Police have arrested a 33-year-old local man following nine reported br
Saanich man in custody for string of B&Es
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Saanich Police have arrested a 33-year-old local man following nine reported break and enters in various neighbourhoods, stretching from Vanalman Road to the Central Saanich border. “They’ve occurred throughout various times of the day, and it’s... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich sees spike in summer auto break-insSaanich Police have seen a huge spike in theft from autos over the last couple
Saanich sees spike in summer auto break-ins
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Saanich Police have seen a huge spike in theft from autos over the last couple of weeks. Acting Sgt. Jereme Leslie said the spike might be due to a lack of diligence from car owners. “It might be that people leave windows open on a sunny day,... Read more
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BC Local News
Oak Bay pushes province to pay more for its propertiesare a bigger strain on us.” About one-third of the university property lies wi
Oak Bay pushes province to pay more for its properties
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
are a bigger strain on us.” About one-third of the university property lies within Oak Bay boundaries, with the rest in Saanich. The two municipalities divide an apportioned tax rate for the university. Braithwaite’s motion to the UBCM... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Oak Bay pushes province to pay more for its propertiesare a bigger strain on us.” About one-third of the university property lies wi
Oak Bay pushes province to pay more for its properties
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 days ago
are a bigger strain on us.” About one-third of the university property lies within Oak Bay boundaries, with the rest in Saanich. The two municipalities divide an apportioned tax rate for the university. Braithwaite’s motion to the UBCM... Read more
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Oak Bay News
2017 firefighter calendars raise funds for sick kidsannual calendar is a joint initiative of the four Greater Victoria professional
2017 firefighter calendars raise funds for sick kids
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 days ago
annual calendar is a joint initiative of the four Greater Victoria professional fire departments – Oak Bay, Esquimalt, Saanich and Victoria – to raise money for southern Island pediatric units through the Victoria Hospitals Foundation. “It all... Read more
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CTV News
Elizabeth May staying on as Green Party LeaderAugust, 2006. She ran and lost in a London, Ont. byelection that year, and agai
Elizabeth May staying on as Green Party Leader
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
August, 2006. She ran and lost in a London, Ont. byelection that year, and again in a Nova Scotia riding during the 2008 election. She was first elected to Parliament in 2011 to represent Saanich-Gulf Islands, a riding just outside Victor... Read more
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CBC.ca
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May expected to announce her political futureand a court challenge against a private debate organizer. She became the first
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May expected to announce her political future
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
and a court challenge against a private debate organizer. She became the first elected Green MP in 2011, representing Saanich-Gulf Islands after losing two previous attempts. She also led a caucus of two for a while, when Thunder Bay MP Bruce... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May to decide political future soonleader, Ms. May intends to run in the next federal election. She said her prior
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May to decide political future soon
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
leader, Ms. May intends to run in the next federal election. She said her priority is representing the B.C. riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands. One of the Green Party’s deputies said Sunday it would be a “great blow” if Ms. May quits the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Loss of Elizabeth May as leader will deal 'great blow' to Green Party, deputy leader saysconstituency is my top priority," she said. May is the only elected Green MP i
Loss of Elizabeth May as leader will deal 'great blow' to Green Party, deputy leader says
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
constituency is my top priority," she said. May is the only elected Green MP in the House of Commons, representing the B.C. riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands. The party is hopeful electoral reform efforts could eventually result in... Read more
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BC Local News
North Saanich volunteer shot by BB pelletA member of the North Saanich Citizens on Patrol group was allegedly hit in the
North Saanich volunteer shot by BB pellet
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
A member of the North Saanich Citizens on Patrol group was allegedly hit in the head by a pellet early this morning. Sidney North Saanich RCMP are reporting that the individual felt a sharp pain in his head after volunteers patrolling in a vehicle... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich developing strategy for older adultsA current initiative will help shape the future for older adults in Saanich. S
Saanich developing strategy for older adults
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
A current initiative will help shape the future for older adults in Saanich. Saanich Parks and Recreation is in the midst of public consultations in order to develop an older adults strategy in the district. “What we’re realizing is that we have a... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Former patients reunited with Victoria General Hospital NICU staffevent, which also sees families connect with others in similar situations, has
Former patients reunited with Victoria General Hospital NICU staff
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
event, which also sees families connect with others in similar situations, has become an important event for many. Saanich resident Kerri Roberts says the nursing staff at the NICU is like family after what she and her daughter went... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Expect traffic delays due to Tour de Victoria cycling eventfrom approximately 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with an anticipated 1,500 cyclists ridi
Expect traffic delays due to Tour de Victoria cycling event
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
from approximately 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with an anticipated 1,500 cyclists riding through Victoria, the West Shore and the Saanich Peninsula. Drivers can expect moderate delays of up to 20 minutes between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the Pat Bay... Read more
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BC Local News
Saanich council takes pulse on opposition to TPPSaanich’s new delegation period proved successful for the Victoria Chapter of t
Saanich council takes pulse on opposition to TPP
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
Saanich’s new delegation period proved successful for the Victoria Chapter of the Council of Canadians. Ted Woynillowicz and Neil Mussell of the COC delivered a short presentation Monday on the concerns of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade... Read more
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BC Local News
Expect traffic delays due to Tour de Victoria cycling eventfrom approximately 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with an anticipated 1,500 cyclists ridi
Expect traffic delays due to Tour de Victoria cycling event
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
from approximately 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with an anticipated 1,500 cyclists riding through Victoria, the West Shore and the Saanich Peninsula. Drivers can expect moderate delays of up to 20 minutes between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the Pat Bay... Read more
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BC Local News
Expect traffic delays due to Tour de Victoria cycling eventfrom approximately 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with an anticipated 1,500 cyclists ridi
Expect traffic delays due to Tour de Victoria cycling event
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
from approximately 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with an anticipated 1,500 cyclists riding through Victoria, the West Shore and the Saanich Peninsula. Drivers can expect moderate delays of up to 20 minutes between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the Pat Bay... Read more
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The Seattle Times
National parks celebrate with lantern tour, free entry days, birthday festivitiesremote) corners of North Cascades National Park. San Juan Island National Hist
National parks celebrate with lantern tour, free entry days, birthday festivities
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
remote) corners of North Cascades National Park. San Juan Island National Historical Park Aug. 25, 2 p.m.: The Lummi and Saanich Nations will dedicate a Reef Net Captain totem pole and two salmon story boards to the park to mark the National Park... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Support grows for injured workeron full ventilation following abdominal surgery, there are some encouraging sig
Support grows for injured worker
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
on full ventilation following abdominal surgery, there are some encouraging signs, said Katie Hannah, a close friend of the Saanich family. “Bryan has been moved from intensive care to the spinal unit,” Hannah said from the ferry on the way to... Read more
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express
Shock injuries left on pit bull after frenzied feline attacks SEVEN dogscat fight began when Javiera was walking three year old Bandida with a group ot
Shock injuries left on pit bull after frenzied feline attacks SEVEN dogs
express / Posted 12 days ago
cat fight began when Javiera was walking three year old Bandida with a group other dog owners and their six pit bills in Saanich, British Colombia. Ms Rodriguez told Canada’s CBC News: “The cat actually ran towards the dogs and started swiping... Read more
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BC Local News
Film studio proposal eyes Saanich PeninsulaThe Saanich Peninsula could be the home to a new film studio, attracting many s
Film studio proposal eyes Saanich Peninsula
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
The Saanich Peninsula could be the home to a new film studio, attracting many stars from Los Angeles — or so is the hope of one man. Vice-President of Development for Partnered Films, Shafik Chernovsky has been in the film industry in Vancouver... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Vikes women welcome Japanese U18sfor details and registration information. Victoria Minor Hockey Association, O
Vikes women welcome Japanese U18s
Oak Bay News / Posted 12 days ago
for details and registration information. Victoria Minor Hockey Association, Oak Bay’s home association, and Saanich Minor Hockey Association are hosting a combined swap and shop for gently used sports equipment on Friday, Aug.... Read more
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The Tyee
Elizabeth May, Liberal?lose) a lot from Trudeau’s promise to end the first-past-the-post system. Her
Elizabeth May, Liberal?
The Tyee / Posted 12 days ago
lose) a lot from Trudeau’s promise to end the first-past-the-post system. Her standing on that committee is as the MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, not the Green Party leader, but it’s an open question whether she would keep that place if she became... Read more
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