Steven Heywood

OUR VIEW: Diggin’ out of the snow

That’s the thing about snow here on the Island. It can bring out the best in people.

OUR VIEW: Let youth lead the way forward

As a youth organization, cadets of every stripe have a lot of good things going for them.

North Saanich’s Arbutus Grove Nursery keeps on growing

Tour of Industry: Third in a series of articles on Saanich Peninsula businesses.

Raising the village in Saanichton

Saanichton Village Association about to change direction after a decade of boosting interest in the local hub.

Investment key to Sidney’s Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems

Tour of Industry: Second in a series of articles on Peninsula businesses.

HOMEFINDER: Saanich Peninsula Cohousing group seeks dedicated people

Saanich Peninsula Cohousing needs early investors to advance their intentional housing concept.

Industry tour opens at North Saanich’s Canoe Cove Marina

Tour of Industry: First in a series of articles on Peninsula businesses in 8th annual Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce tour.

Construction of Sidney’s new skate park begins Monday

New skateboard park in Tulista Park to replace existing one next to the Pat Bay Highway.

Polluted Sidney pond finds support from feds

Transport Canada finds money to create a Reay Creek Pond reclamation plan by the end of March.

Pickleball gets a boost in North Saanich

District will spend $120,000 on four new pickleball courts in Wain Park.

Sidney Gateway development plan not expected until March

Application permit to come first, followed by 40-day review by the Town of Sidney.

Saanich Peninsula cohousing plans poised for progress

After 11 months, the Saanich Peninsula Cohousing group is poised to take the next step towards building new homes.

OUR VIEW: The long and winding trail

Ever wonder why it can sometimes take forever for the wheels of local government to make a single turn?

Record passenger volune at Victoria airport spurs growth

Parking demand continues to outpace growth at the airport.

Cyclist seriously injured in crash in North Saanich

Man in his 60s taken to hospital; East Saanich Road closed in both directions.

Young North Saanich cyclist has eyes on high-level competition

A day doesn’t go by right now, when Megan Barnes isn’t riding her bike or working on ways to ride better, or faster.

Sidney distiller moved from high finance to spirits

Victoria Distillers’ Leon Webb helping take local spirits to the next level.

Parenting programs return to Central Saanich

The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Victoria starts a series of three programs for parents of teens and pre-teens on Jan. 24.

Butchart Gardens bans use of selfie sticks

Popular Central Saanich tourist attraction cites safety, guest enjoyment as reasons behind ban that started this month.

OUR VIEW: Ethics shouldn’t be a grey area

People should not have to dole out large amounts of cash to have access to our country’s politicians.