Kyle Slavin

Saanich resident Heather Hughes quit her consulting job in 1996 and left urban Saanich to buy a farm near Bear Hill. After five years of ups and down

The hard lessons of farming

Saanich writer outlines the struggles of going back to the land in new book

Saanich resident Heather Hughes quit her consulting job in 1996 and left urban Saanich to buy a farm near Bear Hill. After five years of ups and down

Panama Flats may act as staging point for green bins

Saanich is looking to use a building on the agricultural land to help public works crews prepare for an overhaul of garbage collection

Phil Jacobs

Conditional sentence for priest convicted of sex offence in Saanich

Former Saanich priest Phil Jacobs has been handed a five month conditional sentence, which includes two months of house arrest

Phil Jacobs
Danae Johnston helps 18-year-old Rachel Willson

UVic students living in lounge areas due to campus overcrowding

Common areas converted to apartments with UVic housing at overcapacity

Danae Johnston helps 18-year-old Rachel Willson

Protest held in Ohio before sentencing of Saanich priest

Phil Jacobs worked as priest in Columbus in 1970s and 1980s. He's charged in B.C. with touching a young person for a sexual purpose

Wheelchair-bound Saanich resident Stef Barber poses with Saanich Coun. Nichola Wade on the beach at Cadboro Bay-Gyro Park. Barber lobbied Saanich to become more accessible to people with mobility issues

Saanich improves accessibility at Cadboro Bay

Residents with mobility issues can now access Gyro Beach, thanks to new ramp and roll-out mat

Wheelchair-bound Saanich resident Stef Barber poses with Saanich Coun. Nichola Wade on the beach at Cadboro Bay-Gyro Park. Barber lobbied Saanich to become more accessible to people with mobility issues

Police, ICBC remind drivers of long weekend road safety

Stats show on average 290 crashes occur on Vancouver Island over the Labour Day long weekend. Some 80 people are injured in those crashes

Group launches petition for amalgamation question on 2014 ballot

Amalgamation Yes: Are you in favour of reducing the number of municipalities in the Capital Regional District through amalgamation?

Gabriel Armitage-Point

Victoria Native Friendship Centre benefits from $10K sports, recreation grant

Saanich-based centre earns Let's Play grant from Canada Day Mott's

Gabriel Armitage-Point

Thief breaking in to Saanich homes while residents sleep

Police say prowler has entered at least 8 homes overnight since Aug. 8 thanks to doors being left open or unlocked

Hot dog cart, zodiac and beverage cart among recent stolen items in Saanich

Saanich police put out multiple requests to find a number of large objects stolen in recent days

UPDATE: Saanich police arrest suspect in gas station armed robbery

Saanich gas station robbed by man with handgun. Suspect has black eye and distinctive tattoos on neck, hands and forearm

Cyclist struck crossing Pat Bay Highway sustains only minor injuries

Female cyclist taken to hospital after being struck while crossing highway during morning commute

Public tours of the Plaskett telescope will end as public outreach shuts down after Saturday at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Saanich.

Centre of the Universe goes dark Saturday

Saanich can no longer lay claim to being the centre of the universe as astronomy outreach programs end

Public tours of the Plaskett telescope will end as public outreach shuts down after Saturday at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Saanich.

Police car tires flattened by manhole mischief

Two tires on a Saanich police vehicle were flattened after driving over a manhole cover that had been deliberately removed.

Saanich police Sgt. Steve Eassie stands at the location on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail where a 49-year-old woman was punched in the face in a random attack on Aug. 7. Eassie says another victim came forward late last week

Second victim of random assaults in Saanich comes forward

Saanich police believe the same man who sucker-punched a 49-year-old woman is also responsible for another attack

Saanich police Sgt. Steve Eassie stands at the location on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail where a 49-year-old woman was punched in the face in a random attack on Aug. 7. Eassie says another victim came forward late last week

Two stabbed in Saanich, but no one’s talking

Saanich police say they're having difficulty investigating a stabbing that sent two men to hospital Saturday

New condo building proposed for McKenzie Avenue

A plan to add more density to a major corridor in Saanich is expected to go before council this week.

Random attack on Galloping Goose sends woman to hospital

49-year-old woman punched in the face by young man in unprovoked assault

Brian Christie

Victoria researchers tackle the unseen injury

UVic neuroscientists, hockey players team up to study concussions in kids

Brian Christie