Saanich Peninsula

Downtown Sidney has been a hot bed of residential construction, with new housing starts through the first nine months of 2020 reaching 211. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Langford, Colwood, Sidney lead region in housing starts

Sidney ahead of Saanich and Victoria with Langford leading all municipalities with 885 units

 

(Left to right) Jagmeet Singh, federal NDP leader; Zeb King, Saanich North and the Islands NDP candidate; Telaxten (Paul Sam), Tsartlip Nation councillor; Laurel Collins, NDP Member of Parliament for Victoria; Gord John, NDP Member of Parliament for Courtenay-Alberni; Murray Rankin, NDP candidate for Oak Bay—Gordon Head visited Deep Cove on Oct. 17. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Federal NDP leader promises to champion freighter traffic control in Deep Cove

Jagmeet Singh, local NDP candidates spoke in North Saanich Saturday morning

 

Central Saanich council plants support for first community garden

Proposed community garden would be located at 1223 Clarke Rd.

Victoria electric vehicle drivers celebrate national week with Sunday road trip

Three-hour tour covers 110 kilometres of Greater Victoria

Lamborghini driver slapped with nearly $1,000 in fines while speeding in Central Saanich

Vehicle impounded by Central Saanich police, 11 points issued

Saanich School District set to review its boundaries

Goal is to correct imbalances in school populations

Hospital foundation president praises generosity of Peninsula residents

Karen Morgan said support during COVID-19, financial and otherwise, has been touching

Sidney’s Cascadia Seaweed hopes to float to the top of a growing industry

Food products based on seaweed could hit local shelves in spring 2021

Central Saanich police sport personalized face masks

Masks feature the crest and individual officer pin numbers

UPDATED: Crews contain fire to attic of Central Saanich home

Firefighters are responding to a structure fire in Central Saanich

Donated sculpture in Sidney’s Beacon Park a testament to perseverance

Victoria artist Armando Barbon picked up sculpting 22 years ago

Central Saanich needs at least more than 500 additional daycare spaces

Report before Central Saanich says region faces a ‘chronic shortage’ of daycare spaces

Fall issue of Pearl now out

A treasure trove of Saanich Peninsula stories

Child pornography charges laid against Greater Victoria man

Central Saanich police found child abuse materials during a search in February

Head of Saanich teachers’ union dismisses rumours of a strike

Don Peterson says he has no idea where the rumour orginated

North Saanich’s Sandown lands to become ‘agricultural-focused community centre’

North Saanich will consider lease with Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture this month

Sidney Island visitors asked to stay away from seal pups

Parks Canada advises people to maintain a minimum distance of 100 metres

North Saanich Repair Café sets out to reduce waste

Additional cafés scheduled for the fall