Saanich News

Black bear sighting reported on UVic campus

University urging residents in the area to be careful

  • Jun 5, 2020

 

Saanich cancels recreation centre membership passes due to COVID-19

Pass-holders to receive account credit or refund, facilities remain closed

  • Jun 5, 2020

 

Pool deck turns patio as Saanich restaurant cooks up creative outdoor seating options

District supports local businesses such as The Lakes Restaurant in creating seating

  • Jun 3, 2020

 

UPDATED: Bear spotted walking on sidewalk near Uptown

Urban sightings prompt warnings from Saanich Police Department

  • Jun 3, 2020

LETTER: Grateful for frontline workers

It is with deep appreciation that I wish to personally thank all frontline workers. I have family and friends that are dedicated workers and also family members affected by the hospitality and entertainment industries shut down.

  • May 31, 2020

Saanich mayor joins fight to protect local wildlife from rat poisoning after second owl dies

Mayor Fred Haynes to meet with provincial, federal pest control industry representatives

  • May 31, 2020

Police warn of rental scams after Saanich resident nearly falls victim to one

Always see the home, meet the landlord in person before sending money, police say

  • May 30, 2020

Saanich police see spike in excessive speeding compared to previous years

Nearly 100 excessive speeders caught since January 2020

  • May 30, 2020

Welcome to grilling season: Saanich firefighter talks barbecue safety tips

Grills should be cleaned, serviced prior to use, firefighter says

  • May 30, 2020

Camosun College shares free design of medical-grade face masks

Manufacturers across Canada, United States and UK have inquired

  • May 29, 2020

Saanich residents sound alarm after second owl dies of rat poison

Great Horned Owl found in Kings Park killed by three rodenticides

  • May 29, 2020

Saanich rollover incident caused by driver swerving to avoid deer

Driver uninjured, police unable to locate the deer

  • May 29, 2020

Saanich cops impound motorcycles after clocking drivers at double the speed limit

One driver had learner's permit, both fined $483

  • May 28, 2020

Bears spotted near Saanich lake spooked by police, wandered off

Bear, cub not seen over weekend but police ask residents to be on alert

  • May 26, 2020

Greater Victoria’s first BC Cannabis Store could open at Saanich shopping centre

Store application for Uptown Shopping Centre headed for public hearing

  • May 26, 2020

MLA REPORT: Opportunity in economic recovery from COVID-19

Andrew Weaver is MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head

  • May 23, 2020

Saanich florist holds her ground in fight for roadside farm stands

Council to consider pausing enforcement of bylaw banning farm stands

  • May 23, 2020

BC Cannabis Store proposed for Uptown could be the first of many in Saanich

Council looks at application for legal pot shop

  • May 22, 2020

Saanich police hits social media to reunite found cameras with owners

Both cameras recovered during May 7 search warrant

  • May 22, 2020

Saanich police warns public after bear and cub spotted in Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park

Saanich police warn residents to avoid the area after second bear sighting in two days

  • May 22, 2020