Andrea Peacock

Saanich hosting Galloping Goose-Carey connection session Sunday

Saanich hosting public presentation Sunday for Galloping Goose/Carey Road connector at the fork of Goose and Lochside from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Carl White throws around a few weights during a gym session.

Body builder vies for Victoria Cup

Saanich's Carl White is a 50-year-old bodybuilder aiming for the Victoria Cup and provincial competitions in 2016

Carl White throws around a few weights during a gym session.

Quadra residents want more say on residential care facility plans

Quadra Village Community Centre director expresses concerns about green space around Summit at Quadra Village

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Counting flowers

The 39th annual Victoria Flower Count runs from March 5 to 11.

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Think Local Week launches today

Think Local First Victoria encourages shoppers to think local during the 3rd annual Think Local Week

CRD facing challenging issues in 2015

The new Capital Regional District chairperson will have to bring the board together to deal with regional issues.

Local businesses asking shoppers to think local first

The third annual Think Local Week is from Dec. 1 to 7.

Dr. Pamela Kibsey and a lab technician examining a digital photo taken of a specimen by Royal Jubilee Hospital's new fully automated microbiology laboratory. The new system will allow more tests of specimens to be done faster

Royal Jubilee lab takes big step forward with new microbiology technology

Royal Jubilee is the first hospital in North America to get a fully automated microbiology lab.

Dr. Pamela Kibsey and a lab technician examining a digital photo taken of a specimen by Royal Jubilee Hospital's new fully automated microbiology laboratory. The new system will allow more tests of specimens to be done faster

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation raises $210,000 in one night

Money from 10th annual Promise Ball fundraiser goes directly to research

Lynne Irons leads a tai chi class on the back lawn of Goward House.

Seniors get into summer at Saanich’s Goward House

A large fundraiser is coming Goward house on Sept. 18, Victorian Vogue Fashion Show, with heritage fashions and high tea for $20.

Lynne Irons leads a tai chi class on the back lawn of Goward House.
Marya Brown

Aberdeen care home opens sensory room for relaxation

A room to stimulate the senses and calm anxiousness is now open at Aberdeen Hospital, a care facility on Hillside Avenue.

Marya Brown
Campfires are one of several types of fires banned in Saanich. An Island-wide campfire ban came into effect earlier this month and is expected to last throughout the summer months.

What a Vancouver Island-wide campfire ban means for Saanich

The recent spell of hot, dry weather isn’t just a concern for Interior B.C. communities

Campfires are one of several types of fires banned in Saanich. An Island-wide campfire ban came into effect earlier this month and is expected to last throughout the summer months.

Saanich man convicted on child porn possession again

Melvin Shaw sentenced July 16 to 12 months in prison, to be served concurrently with his former federal sentence

Habitat For Humanity is preparing to replace this dilapidated 100-year-old farmhouse and accompany shed at 4000 Cedar Hill Cross Rd. with a four-unit family town house complex. Saanich is selling a portion of the triangular piece of property

Saanich council approves two affordable housing projects

Cool Aid Society's senior complex will provide 36 new units once complete on Carey Road; Habitat for Humanity townhouse still needs tenant

Habitat For Humanity is preparing to replace this dilapidated 100-year-old farmhouse and accompany shed at 4000 Cedar Hill Cross Rd. with a four-unit family town house complex. Saanich is selling a portion of the triangular piece of property

Saanich tennis club celebrates 40 years this month

Players, executives from decades past are asked to submit photographs, memorabilia for anniversary July 26