Daniel Palmer

Wrongful use of spyware was a ‘corporate decision,’ says Saanich CAO

Consultant finds 'no evidence of malfeasance' after Saanich CAO Andy Laidlaw delivers in-house report

Saanich council rejects Watkiss Way sewage site in tight vote

Owner of 12-hectare ALR property wanted site forwarded for evaluation by CRD; council says no in tight vote

Ray Parks of Bim Consulting stands in a 30-acre property along Watkiss Way in Saanich. Parks is representing the land owner

Langford mayor blasts Saanich politicians for rejecting sewage site on ALR land

Saanich councillors believe 'they know better than the experts,' says Langford Mayor Stew Young after Watkiss Way rejection

Ray Parks of Bim Consulting stands in a 30-acre property along Watkiss Way in Saanich. Parks is representing the land owner
Ray Parks of Bim Consulting stands in a 30-acre property along Watkiss Way in Saanich. Parks is representing the land owner

Saanich land owner is ready, willing to solve CRD’s sewage site quandary

Vandekerkove property on Watkiss Way needs approval by Saanich council before it's evaluated by regional body

Ray Parks of Bim Consulting stands in a 30-acre property along Watkiss Way in Saanich. Parks is representing the land owner
Gordon Alberg

Gordon Head neighbours breathe sigh of relief as cows move out

Alberg family removes 19 head of cattle in 'leap of faith' as council prepares to vote on development proposal on June 22

Gordon Alberg
James Reimer stands outside his Mt. Tolmie area home with a T-shirt made by his wife

Double-lung transplantee breathing new life

James Remier has cystic fibrosis and two foreign lungs

James Reimer stands outside his Mt. Tolmie area home with a T-shirt made by his wife

Cadboro Bay forms Haro Woods group

Capital Regional District’s Westside Solutions Technical Team include Haro Woods among 20 sites identified for sewage treatment facility

Brothers Don Alberg

Neighbours relieved as council breaks Gordon Head cattle farm stalemate

Coun. Fred Haynes brings forward proposal for "one-time deviation" from Saanich's usual practice with Agricultural Land Reserve property

Brothers Don Alberg

Saanich mulls joining province-led amalgamation study

Saanich council will discuss whether the municipality should participate in a province-led study of regional amalgamation at May 25 meeting

Kevin Worth

Cancer-fighting Ride to Live fundraiser set for June 7

Motorcycle fundraiser will travel from Langford through Capital Region to Sidney for prostate cancer awareness

Kevin Worth

Gordon Head seeks youth lawn bowlers

The Gordon Head Lawn Bowling Club is looking for teens between the ages of 12 and 18 for its new Junior Lawn Bowling Program.

Saanich property taxes going up, police budget jumps 6 per cent

Average homeowner will see $94 hike in 4.23 per cent property tax increase

Saanich wants heating oil companies, insurers to be part of spill solution

“We’ve got stickers on barbecue propane tanks ... but we don’t do the same for home heating oil tanks," says Coun. Dean Murdock

A worker from Cadboro Bay Tree Service slices a pine tree branch along the boulevard of Blanshard Street near Saanich Road on April 17.

Problem trees chopped down at Saanich Plaza

Fifteen pine and fir trees were levelled in the Saanich core last week as their roots were causing damage to roads, drainage

A worker from Cadboro Bay Tree Service slices a pine tree branch along the boulevard of Blanshard Street near Saanich Road on April 17.
Kathleen Burton

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary celebrates 40 years

New executive director Kathleen Burton has big plans for urban sanctuary

Kathleen Burton
B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham

EXCLUSIVE: Saanich city manager, B.C. privacy commissioner spar over spyware comments

Letters reveal Saanich staff were 'demoralized' by privacy commissioner's comments on privacy knowledge at District

B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham

Saanich’s kitchen scraps celebrates one-year anniversary

Saanich residents recycled approximately 8,000 tonnes of compostable kitchen scraps in the first year

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell addresses reporters on March 31 after B.C. Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham released a report on the District's use of spyware program Spector 360.

Saanich council OKs privacy commissioner’s spyware recommendations

Public calls for independent, external investigation into Spector 360 spyware use go unheeded

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell addresses reporters on March 31 after B.C. Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham released a report on the District's use of spyware program Spector 360.

Camosun Community Association likely to fold without more volunteers

Saanich residents' association could dissolve permanently if no one steps up to take on key positions, says past president

Spyware illustration.

Atwell’s spyware report goes to council tonight

Saanich council to discuss report on privacy commissioner's spyware findings

Spyware illustration.
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