Peninsula News Review

Central Saanich to spell out options for financially supporting Panorama Recreation Centre

Municipality looks for best use of COVID-19 restart grant worth some $3.5 million

  • Jan 17, 2021


Population estimates peg regional population at 408,883

New estimates show regional population grew by 1.35 per cent

  • Jan 17, 2021


Sidney senior urges motorists to slow down on Resthaven Drive

Jon Blair said community must become more pedestrian-friendly

  • Jan 17, 2021


Families set to move in to affordable housing project in North Saanich by spring

Pending completion of Habitat for Humanity project comes against backdrop of new housing report

  • Jan 16, 2021

North Saanich lays out criteria for grants to non-profits

Eligible applicants can apply for an unlimited amount to help ease effects of COVID-19

  • Jan 15, 2021

Victoria International Airport revenues in a tailspin

While airport made $9.2 million in profits 2019, COVID-19 brought estimated losses of $7.5 million

  • Jan 14, 2021

Central Saanich police looking to reunite lost diamond ring with rightful owner

Ring found during the summer at Centennial Park

  • Jan 12, 2021

Dropping unemployment rate in Greater Victoria defies national and provincial picture

Broader trends such as high youth unemployment are solidifying

  • Jan 12, 2021

Sidney encourages public to continue to submit ideas on OCP review

The third-party website accepting OCP review ideas from public was down briefly over Christmas

  • Jan 12, 2021

UPDATED: Peninsula chamber postpones virtual award show because of COVID-19 restrictions

Local business excellence was to be recognized Jan. 20 during 14th Annual Business Excellence Awards

  • Jan 12, 2021

Used concrete pontoon from the United States could replace Sidney’s Beacon Wharf

The pontoon was once part of the floating bridge across Hood Canal in Washington State

  • Jan 12, 2021

Private ferry service between Sidney and Anacortes feasible, according to new report

A private service would face several obstacles though

  • Jan 11, 2021

Expert praises resilience of Sidney retailers in 2020

Richard Talbot also warns of 'more failures and vacancies' in 2021

  • Jan 9, 2021

New monument outside BC Aviation Museum honours fallen pilot

Lieut. Robert Gray was shot down while on a mission off the coast of Japan

  • Jan 8, 2021

One person dead after drowning near Brentwood Bay Ferry Terminal

B.C. Coroners Service investigating, Central Saanich police say incident not suspicious

  • Jan 8, 2021

Three flights from Calgary to Victoria added to exposures list

WestJet flights on Jan. 2 and Jan. 3 had confirmed COVID-19 cases onboard

  • Jan 8, 2021

UPDATED: One person sustains head, foot injury following Pat Bay Highway collision

Rain, poor visibility likely the cause, Central Saanich police say

  • Jan 8, 2021

Advocate plucks away at legalization of backyard chickens in Sidney

Cherie Maclure, who has presented a petition to council in past, hopes Sidney takes issue seriously

  • Jan 7, 2021

Industrial parking lot on First Nations land rattles North Saanich residents

Pam and Bruce Tobin among Kleewyck Road residents concerned about noise and traffic safety

  • Jan 7, 2021

MLA REPORT: Reflecting on the ‘inexplicable year that was 2020’

Reflecting on the inexplicable year that was 2020, it is impossible to succinctly sum up how the dramatic events of this year have impacted each one of us individually, and as a local, regional, national, and global society.

  • Jan 7, 2021