Our Saanich Cause 2018

Friends of Mount Doug stand guard over Saanich treasure

Friends of Mount Doug stand guard over Saanich treasure

It was only 27 years ago that the future of Mount Douglas…

 

John Schmuck, former chair of the Saanich Community Association Network (SCAN), says the ethics of responsibility and involvement animate community association members. Wolf Depner/News Staff

Community associations shape Saanich for better

It is a rainy March morning in Saanich and John Schmuck, former…

 

Lee Richardson, executive director of the Braefoot Community Association, sits near the association’s club house. Over the years, the group has handed out over $270,000 in bursaries to youth in pursuit of their post-secondary education. Wolf Depner/News Staff                                Lee Richardson, executive director of the Braefoot Community Association, sits near the association’s club house. Over the years, the group has handed out over $270,000 in bursaries to youth beyond in pursuit of their post-secondary education.

Braefoot Community Association helps youth on and off the field

Drive past Braefoot Park on any day, especially during the summer, and…

 

Hugh Wilzewski gives the gift of life at the Canadian Blood Services clinic on Saanich Road. Wilzewski has donated blood more than 70 times in his life and says it’s a very rewarding way to spend an hour.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff

Canadian Blood Services clinic a lifeline in times of crisis

Saanich clinic sees about 100 donors a day

Hugh Wilzewski gives the gift of life at the Canadian Blood Services clinic on Saanich Road. Wilzewski has donated blood more than 70 times in his life and says it’s a very rewarding way to spend an hour.                                 Dan Ebenal/News Staff