Caroline Duncan

posted 14 stories to Saanich News.
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Photos paint a picture of Christmas in Saanich

Museum archives boast a collection of Christmas memories

  • Dec 7th, 2016 11:00am

Awards recognize arts, culture and heritage

Nominations open until Oct. 14 for awards recognizing arts, culture and heritage in Saanich

  • Oct 4th, 2016 8:00pm

Saanich Archives tackles oral history project

Phyllis Roberts born in landmark house on Blenkinsop Road in 1917

  • Aug 20th, 2016 11:00am

Saanich history: Harpooner brought settlers to Island

Among the passengers aboard the Harpooner were several Scottish labourers hired by Captain Walter Colquhoun Grant.

  • Jul 14th, 2016 8:00pm

Women’s institutes play prominent role in Saanich’s history

Women of Gordon Head established B.C.'s first women's institute in 1909

  • May 17th, 2016 9:00am

Saanich heritage garden found at Stranton Lodge

Stranton Lodge was designed by noted Saanich architect Hubert Savage and built by contractor Donald McKay Lindsay in 1934

  • Apr 21st, 2016 8:00pm

Police Chief fought bootlegging, rode first Saanich Police Harley

In February 1920, Thomas Hastings joined Saanich Police after serving the Canadian Military Police Corps and in First World War.

  • Apr 14th, 2016 4:00pm

Celebrating Saanich’s 110th birthday through historical records

One hundred and ten years ago this month, the Corporation of the District of Saanich was formed.

  • Mar 9th, 2016 10:00am

Irvine family leaves Scotland for Rose Bank Farm

John and Jessie Irvine arrived in Fort Victoria in 1851, purchasing a farm in Saanich five years later

  • Feb 2nd, 2016 8:00am

Memories of Christmas in Saanich a century ago

Saanich celebrated the holidays through the hardship of the First World War

  • Dec 8th, 2015 12:00pm

One of the Lucky Ones: Private Kenneth Foster

Saanich teen used false birthdate to enlist and was seriously wounded at the Battle of the Somme

  • Nov 5th, 2015 2:00pm

Dodd House is Saanich’s oldest surviving home

In 1978, Dodd House was threatened with demolition and moved to Lambrick Park for preservation

  • Oct 20th, 2015 9:00am

Saanich through the lens of 1921 Census

By 1921, Saanich was home to 10,400 residents and nearly 40 per cent were under the age of 19

  • Aug 25th, 2015 7:00pm

Photographer puts Saanich’s early years into perspective

Annie Girling captured hundreds of images detailing life in the early 20th century in Saanich

  • Jul 7th, 2015 7:00pm