Couvelier Pavilion opens at Horticulture Centre

Late former Saanich mayor was instrumental in establishing facility, supported it in later years

The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific officially opened the Couvelier Pavilion on Wednesday.

The pavilion, a community space intended to host workshops and other pubic events, is dedicated to the memory of Mel Couvelier, the former Saanich mayor who spearheaded establishment of the centre and was a longtime supporter.

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