Saanich News

Garry oak crashes down onto Richmond Road

Saanich responded to 59 tree-related calls


Open-air burning season resumes Oct. 16 in rural Saanich

Saanich firefighter talks outdoor burning guidelines, fire safety

  • Oct 20, 2020


Saanich teachers call on election candidates for improved health, safety in schools

Increased funding, reduced class sizes among required changes, says association president

  • Oct 20, 2020


Non-aggressive bear spotted in Saanich neighbourhood

Saanich police advise residents to be aware of sighting in the 400-block of Haliburton Terrace

  • Oct 19, 2020

Saanich residents warned to watch livestock after bear kills llama

Officers with Conservation, Saanich police could not track the bear they feel may not fear humans

  • Oct 19, 2020

BC Liberal candidate in Saanich South attacked with racial slurs

Rishi Sharma was putting up election signs when incident happened Saturday night

  • Oct 18, 2020

Saanich race car driver nabs GTU title, new hardware at Mission Raceway Park

'Satisfying win' on Canadian circuit after U.S. season cut short for Bill Okell

  • Oct 18, 2020

Don’t leaf it to the last minute: Saanich 2020 fall collection schedule posted

Leaves must be piled away from ditches, drains, roadways

  • Oct 17, 2020

Saanich homeowner, neighbour douse small fire in carport

Cause of fire unclear but 'no cause for alarm,' firefighter says

  • Oct 17, 2020

ELECTION 2020: NDP promises funding to tackle Elk and Beaver Lake algae blooms

BC NDP claims it would provide $750,000 to reduce toxic outbreaks in two Greater Victoria lakes

  • Oct 16, 2020

Saanich thespians host online premier of Firehoses & Family

St. Luke's Players use Zoom to bring comedy to its audience

  • Oct 16, 2020

VIDEO: Police seek pair caught on camera breaking into Saanich apartment building

Suspects reportedly stole hybrid bike worth $400

  • Oct 16, 2020

Pipe leaks residual waste from Hartland Landfill into Saanich park

A crew was at Mount Work Regional Park on Oct. 15 sucking up the spilled sludge

  • Oct 15, 2020

Victoria Heritage Haunted House creaking its doors closed

The Halloween staple has been terrifying Greater Victoria residents for 15 years.

  • Oct 15, 2020

Rolling closures on Pat Bay Highway for filming in Saanich, Sidney

Traffic to be detoured around film-site

  • Oct 14, 2020

Saanich council votes against adding shelters to parks for socializing amid pandemic, adverse weather

High costs, impacts on other projects, safety among concerns raised

  • Oct 14, 2020

Applications open for Saanich garden suites

No Airbnb, short-term rentals allowed

  • Oct 12, 2020

Saanich soccer turf replacement project close to wrapping up

Hampton Park a beehive of activity of late

Municipal election signs to shrink to address public complaints

Saanich limits sign size, time frame to 28 days before election day

UVic cosmologist in ranks with Nobel Prize winners

Julio Navarro recognized as a Citation Laureate for influential work with dark matter

  • Oct 11, 2020