A group of teachers (back row, Chloe Gill, Sara Pratt, and Janica Blaikie), Educational Assistants (Mike Forrester, centre, and Karla Steeds, right), and a clerk (Taylor-May Musgrave, front left) picketing in front of Royal Oak Middle School, on Oct. 28, 2019. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

A group of teachers (back row, Chloe Gill, Sara Pratt, and Janica Blaikie), Educational Assistants (Mike Forrester, centre, and Karla Steeds, right), and a clerk (Taylor-May Musgrave, front left) picketing in front of Royal Oak Middle School, on Oct. 28, 2019. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

WATCH: Greater Victoria’s top stories

A round-up of today’s top stories

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All schools within the Saanich School District are closed for a second day due to a pay parity strike. For more information on this story, click here.

Sidney’s first pot store application was denied. Sidney plans to continue to ban cannabis stores from opening on the main shopping street, despite support from other community businesses. For more information on this story, click here.

In an attempt to expand Oak Bay’s tree canopy, a special tree appreciation event will be held on Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. For more information on this story, click here.

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