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This map shows the proposed boundary adjustment between Metchosin, Langford and the Beecher Bay First Nation.

Saanich council won’t oppose land exchange

Regional Growth Strategy amendment would transfer 154 hectares of land from Metchosin to Langford

This map shows the proposed boundary adjustment between Metchosin, Langford and the Beecher Bay First Nation.
The District of Saanich has launched a new initiative to investigate the future of biking, walking and other types of active transportation.

Survey gauges support for alternate transportation

Saanich investigating the future of different forms of active transportation

The District of Saanich has launched a new initiative to investigate the future of biking, walking and other types of active transportation.
Alex Duncan, left, Malcolm McEachern, Erin Jones, Christina Saimoto and Adam Boehm were among the UVic engineering students to work with the District of Saanich.

UVic engineering students tackle Saanich intersection

Group works with Saanich engineers to develop solution for McKenzie Avenue intersection with Ansell Road and Larchwood Drive

Alex Duncan, left, Malcolm McEachern, Erin Jones, Christina Saimoto and Adam Boehm were among the UVic engineering students to work with the District of Saanich.
Peggy Grahn has been ringing the kettle bells for the Salvation Army for two years. Grahn herself has received support from the Salvation Army and sees her volunteer work as an opportunity to give back.

Campaign rings in start of Christmas season

Saanich woman has witnessed both sides of the Salvation Army Christmas kettle campaign

Peggy Grahn has been ringing the kettle bells for the Salvation Army for two years. Grahn herself has received support from the Salvation Army and sees her volunteer work as an opportunity to give back.
Mohamad Adlan arrived in Victoria 10 months ago from Syria, along with his wife and three children. A fourth child was born in Canada.

Syrian refugee finds a new life in Victoria

Websites connect the public with Victoria’s homeless and refugees

Mohamad Adlan arrived in Victoria 10 months ago from Syria, along with his wife and three children. A fourth child was born in Canada.
The District of Saanich spent more than $450,000 to redesign its website Saanich.ca.

District taken to task over rising website costs

Citizens watchdog group critical of the $453,000 spent on the redesign of Saanich.ca website

The District of Saanich spent more than $450,000 to redesign its website Saanich.ca.
Ron Smith practises his putting in front of the clubhouse at the Cedar Hill Golf Course. The publicly owned golf course is planning to rezone the facility to generate additional revenues. The district has scheduled an open house for Monday to present its plans.

Public gets glimpse of plans for Cedar Hill Golf Course

District seeks rezoning for clubhouse to allow for other recreational uses

Ron Smith practises his putting in front of the clubhouse at the Cedar Hill Golf Course. The publicly owned golf course is planning to rezone the facility to generate additional revenues. The district has scheduled an open house for Monday to present its plans.
Camosun College president Sherri Bell addresses students Tuesday in the recently opened Centre for Trades Education and Innovation. The college announced that it has exceeded its fundraising goal for the new facility by 30 per cent in reaching $6.5 million.

Camosun surpasses goal for new trades centre

$800,000 donation from Babcock Canada helps college's TRADEmark of Excellence campaign reach $6.5 million

Camosun College president Sherri Bell addresses students Tuesday in the recently opened Centre for Trades Education and Innovation. The college announced that it has exceeded its fundraising goal for the new facility by 30 per cent in reaching $6.5 million.
Ben Meadows (guitar), Jenni Norris (vocals / keyboard) and Sarah Taylor (keyboard) of GT Music perform songs of their new album Carols Live: Kings and Queens at Glad Tidings Church in Victoria. The group held two shows to meet high demand.

GT Music releases Christmas album

Group from Glad Tidings Church perform a number of Christmas carols

Ben Meadows (guitar), Jenni Norris (vocals / keyboard) and Sarah Taylor (keyboard) of GT Music perform songs of their new album Carols Live: Kings and Queens at Glad Tidings Church in Victoria. The group held two shows to meet high demand.

Saanich’s spending called into question

According to the CFIB, Saanich recorded the second-highest growth in operating spending per capita among B.C.'s 20 largest municipalities

Andrei Marti, 7, holds up the Youth in Philanthropy Award he received during a recent ceremony at the Empress Hotel.

Recycling efforts pay off for Saanich boy

Fundraising efforts for juvenile diabetes bring Youth in Philanthropy Award

Andrei Marti, 7, holds up the Youth in Philanthropy Award he received during a recent ceremony at the Empress Hotel.
Concerned Glendenning Road residents can be relieved that additional parking will be added to the streets' Mount Douglas Park entrance.

Saanich council opposes increase to Glendenning parking

Report lays out options to improve access to Mount Douglas Park

Concerned Glendenning Road residents can be relieved that additional parking will be added to the streets' Mount Douglas Park entrance.
Ron Smith practises his putting in front of the clubhouse at the Cedar Hill Golf Course. The publicly owned golf course is planning to rezone the facility to generate additional revenues. The district has scheduled an open house for Monday to present its plans.

Saanich lines up rezoning for Cedar Hill pro shop

District considers providing other recreational services at Saanich-owned golf course

Ron Smith practises his putting in front of the clubhouse at the Cedar Hill Golf Course. The publicly owned golf course is planning to rezone the facility to generate additional revenues. The district has scheduled an open house for Monday to present its plans.
Saanich Coun. Vic Derman stands on McKenzie Avenue at Shelbourne Street, where the district plans to construct a new cycling lane.

Saanich rolls out plans for cycling network upgrade

Cycling lane will travel along McKenzie Avenue between Cedar Hill and Shelbourne

Saanich Coun. Vic Derman stands on McKenzie Avenue at Shelbourne Street, where the district plans to construct a new cycling lane.
Saanich council is facing criticism since postponing the public hearing on the Greater Victoria Housing Society's proposed redevelopment of Townley Lodge.

Chamber critical of Saanich council over Townley Lodge

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce takes aim at Saanich's handling of affordable housing development

Saanich council is facing criticism since postponing the public hearing on the Greater Victoria Housing Society's proposed redevelopment of Townley Lodge.
Cam Pringle of Cadillac Homes stands in the middle of the Willowbrook Subdivison off McKenzie Avenue. Pringle’s company built the development under the RS-1 zone, which permits small lots in the McKenzie Avenue area, the subject of a motion by Coun. Fred Haynes.

Saanich sees path for small-lot developments

Zoning allowing home on smaller lots in McKenzie area could be expanded to other parts of the city

Cam Pringle of Cadillac Homes stands in the middle of the Willowbrook Subdivison off McKenzie Avenue. Pringle’s company built the development under the RS-1 zone, which permits small lots in the McKenzie Avenue area, the subject of a motion by Coun. Fred Haynes.
Saanich council Monday signalled its support for the creation of a regional transportation service under the auspice of the Capital Regional District.

Saanich council on board with regional transportation service

The owner of a Saanich home valued at $500,000 could pay up to $60 annually for the service

Saanich council Monday signalled its support for the creation of a regional transportation service under the auspice of the Capital Regional District.
According to the 2016 budget, Saanich has to shoulder an estimated $56,000 in additional costs for DNA testing following the changes which came into effect Jan. 1, 2016.

DNA testing expected to increase Saanich costs

Saanich expecting to carry $56,000 in additional costs for DNA testing

According to the 2016 budget, Saanich has to shoulder an estimated $56,000 in additional costs for DNA testing following the changes which came into effect Jan. 1, 2016.

Governance committee prepares for public engagement

Saanich council questions mandate of citizens advisory committee

A name change proposed to amend the title of Cedar Hill Recreation Centre to include that fact it is also home to Saanich's biggest arts centre.

Proposed name change creates controversy at Cedar Hill

Saanich looks to add Arts to Cedar Hill Community Recreation Centre

A name change proposed to amend the title of Cedar Hill Recreation Centre to include that fact it is also home to Saanich's biggest arts centre.