Caroline Duncan

Photos paint a picture of Christmas in Saanich

Museum archives boast a collection of Christmas memories

Awards recognize arts, culture and heritage

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

Saanich Archives tackles oral history project

Phyllis Roberts born in landmark house on Blenkinsop Road in 1917

Saanich history: Harpooner brought settlers to Island

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

Memories of Christmas in Saanich a century ago

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

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

Dodd House is Saanich’s oldest surviving home

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

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

Photographer puts Saanich’s early years into perspective

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