Peninsula News Review

Migration drives Greater Victoria’s population growth

Region surpasses 400,000 population despite seeing more deaths than births

  • Feb 18, 2020

 

Peninsula and Area Agricultural Commission criticizes Central Saanich over committee demise

PAAC also calls on municipality to revive ag committee disbanded earlier

  • Feb 18, 2020

 

Sidney to remember ‘dog whisperer’ Terry Westcott

Terry Westcott has been meeting and greeting dogs in Beacon Park for years

  • Feb 18, 2020

 

Nanaimo grew faster than Greater Victoria in 2019

Other Vancouver Island communities also recorded growth, but at lower rates

  • Feb 17, 2020

Sidney faces rising capital costs around RCMP building

Town staff expect RCMP model to remain 'cost effective' option

  • Feb 17, 2020

UPDATED: BC Ferries sailings filling up Family Day Monday

More than 20 sailings added between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen for long weekend

  • Feb 17, 2020

North Saanich floats tougher policies for buoys and moorings near Tsehum Harbour

Municipality also considers additional collaboration with Sidney and other communities

  • Feb 16, 2020

Sidney company tastes sweet success with sugar kelp

Cascadia Seaweed is experiencing rapid growth after launching six months ago

  • Feb 16, 2020

UPDATE: Power restored to more than 1,500 Sidney residents Sunday morning

BC Hydro customers without power for three hours on Feb. 16

  • Feb 16, 2020

BC Ferries gets injunction against demonstrations in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

The preemptive injunction is a 'last resort in the interest of public safety,' spokesperson says

  • Feb 15, 2020

Estimates suggest North Saanich facing extreme childcare shortfall

Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney part of larger child-care gap analysis

  • Feb 15, 2020

Valentine’s Day rooted in Pagan, Roman and Christian traditions

While its namesake is a Christian saint, the day of love has a complex history

  • Feb 14, 2020

Viking Air celebrates 10 year anniversary of Series 400 Twin Otter inaugural flight

Plane has been exported to 37 countries in past decade

  • Feb 14, 2020

Central Saanich strikes committee to help reach new climate change goals

The committee will also help the municipality implement its new electric vehicle strategy

  • Feb 13, 2020

Environmental coalition calls on Saanich Peninsula communities to develop coordinating vision

Saanich Peninsula Environmental Coalition (SPEC) to meet Feb. 20 to further agenda

  • Feb 12, 2020

Greater Victoria home to some of the richest real estate sales in B.C. last month

Two of the three richest deals that closed between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1 were in Greater Victoria

  • Feb 12, 2020

Central Saanich chief administrative officer departs suddenly

The municipality announced Feb. 11 that it would be Patrick Robins' last day

  • Feb 11, 2020

Fire at Brentwood Bay long-term care facility displaces 17 residents

Some residents home with families, others sent to Victoria General Hospital

  • Feb 11, 2020

Peninsula Panthers lose against Victoria Cougars, focus on playoffs

With four games left, the club will play two straight home games, starting Friday

  • Feb 10, 2020

Sidney looks to hire climate action coordinator a decade after idea first appeared

The total budget for the temporary position starting April 2021 is $90,000

  • Feb 10, 2020