UPDATE: Copley Park playground levelled by arson, second attempt in five days

!Sgt. Steve Eassie attends the aftermath of a major fire which levelled the playground at Copley Park East on Wednesday morning, around 4 a.m. The blaze was deliberately set using an accelerant. - Travis Paterson/News staff
  • updated Jul 2, 2015 at 3:20 PM

Arson is suspected as a blaze levelled the Copley Park East playground at the 600-block of Vanalman Road on Wednesday morning (July 1).


Ombudsperson tapped to probe health firings

  • updated Jul 3, 2015 at 2:54 PM

Government stops short of full public inquiry, NDP calls concession a 'positive step'


Doug Smithson Memorial fastball tournament at Hyacinth Park

  • posted Jul 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM

The Doug Smithson Memorial men's fastball tournament is happening July 4 and 5 at Hyacinth park in Saanich.


B.C. still the Wild West for elections

  • posted Jun 30, 2015 at 5:00 PM

"HarperPAC" brings horror stories of "dark money" invading Canadian politics. It's not new, it's also known as free speech


Mini-goat pilot project on track in Saanich

  • updated Jun 30, 2015 at 5:13 PM

Jillian McCue works her way through Saanich municipal hall to get goats in her backyard

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