Kyle Slavin

Saanich Police Sgt. Alan Gurzinski photographs one of the two vehicles involved in a head-on collision on the Pat Bay highway Sunday morning. Police say the driver of this vehicle was suffering from a mental health issue.

Night of mayhem linked to mental health issue

Driver interacts with police multiple times before head-on collision on Pat Bay Highway

Saanich Police Sgt. Alan Gurzinski photographs one of the two vehicles involved in a head-on collision on the Pat Bay highway Sunday morning. Police say the driver of this vehicle was suffering from a mental health issue.

Saanich OKs seniors complex at Admirals, Gorge

The corner of Admirals and Gorge roads could undergo a major transformation in coming years

Jessica Lambrick and Isaac Miller smile following the birth of their daughter

Honouring Hannah

Following the tragic loss of their six-day-old daughter, Saanich couple turns grief into support for BC Children’s Hospital

Jessica Lambrick and Isaac Miller smile following the birth of their daughter

Greater Victoria schools could be behind pickets Monday

Talks continue between Greater Victoria School District and CUPE 947, but union issued 72-hour strike notice Wednesday afternoon

Saanich Coun. Judy Brownoff

Lost in the mail

Canada Post’s move to community mailboxes creates more questions than answers for Saanich

Saanich Coun. Judy Brownoff

Public hearing on seniors building at Brookman’s Grocery

Saanich residents will have an opportunity Tuesday (Jan. 14) to provide input to council on a proposed 144-unit seniors complex.

Oil furnace failure sparked Shelbourne St. house fire

Investigators have determined that a mechanical failure with an oil-fired furnace started a fire last week that killed a family dog

Red Scorpions associate arrested in Greater Victoria

A 40-year-old man with alleged ties to the Red Scorpions gang on the Lower Mainland was arrested last week in Sidney for drug possession.

Julie Staven

Bright and colourful, Emily Carr branch opens Monday at Uptown

The modern library was built with users in mind, says Greater Victoria Public Library

Julie Staven

Fall start for overflow tank in Haro Woods

Preliminary work is underway in Haro Woods on the Capital Regional District’s attenuation tank project.

Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard shows off stacks of Saanich green bins for organic recycling that will be distributed to thousands of households starting in January. Kitchen scrap and organic waste pickup will start in April.

Saanich 2014 in preview: Garbage goes green in 2014

Not since the blue box recycling program was brought in have Saanichites been expected to change their waste disposal habits.

Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard shows off stacks of Saanich green bins for organic recycling that will be distributed to thousands of households starting in January. Kitchen scrap and organic waste pickup will start in April.

Saanich 2014 in preview: Welcome to a civic election year

Ten months from now, civic politicians around the province will be in the middle of campaigning for the Nov. 15 municipal elections.

Saanich 2014 in preview: Changes to Shelbourne yet unknown for 2014

The Shelbourne Valley in Saanich is expected to undergo major transformations in the coming decades in terms of land use and transportation

Saanich 2014 in preview: Bridging the gap, finally

In the saga that has been the Craigflower Bridge rebuild, the only thing that’s safe to assume is there are no definite timelines.

Saanich 2014 in preview: New Emily Carr library to open Jan. 6

On Monday (Jan. 6), the Greater Victoria Public Library is expected to welcome its first visitors into the new Emily Carr branch.

UPDATE: Polar Bear swim relocated to Thetis Lake

Free family swim at Commonwealth and skate at Pearkes; polar bear swim at Thetis Lake on Jan. 1

Saanich Coun. Susan Brice

Saanich celebrates federal cash

The federal government has announced it invested $125,000 through a community infrastructure fund in two Saanich-based projects

Saanich Coun. Susan Brice

Gorge Road shutdown for sewer lines to end Friday

Gorge Road between Admirals and Tillicum roads is expected to reopen Friday (Dec. 20) after a nearly six-month closure

Jenna Chen packs boxes as staff prepare to move the Emily Carr library collection to the new location in Uptown.

A modern home for vintage Emily Carr library

After 41 years at Saanich Plaza, branch moves to Uptown Centre

Jenna Chen packs boxes as staff prepare to move the Emily Carr library collection to the new location in Uptown.

UVic faculty clears key hurdle to forming a union

Professors and librarians will have a chance to form a union in the wake of a successful certification drive