Daniel Palmer

The Grange Road home of Carl Graham Young

Saanich man killed in car crash left home to Victoria Cool Aid Society

Carl Graham Young, 60, was the passenger in a van that crashed on March 21 along West Saanich Road

The Grange Road home of Carl Graham Young
Carol-Lynne Michaels displays some of the plastic products she couldn’t avoid

Plastics waste ban gains momentum in Greater Victoria

Plastic-free life difficult to pull off, advocate proves

Carol-Lynne Michaels displays some of the plastic products she couldn’t avoid
Jo-Anne Montgomery

Women get a jump-start on the tough job hunt

Wear 2 Start non-profit helps women dress their best for job interview or first few days on the job

Jo-Anne Montgomery
Saanich interim CAO Andy Laidlaw.

Saanich will comply with privacy watchdog’s spyware report, says top bureaucrat

Interim CAO Andy Laidlaw said he intends to implement outstanding recommendations in wake of privacy violations

Saanich interim CAO Andy Laidlaw.
The mugshot of an escaped mare found near Elk Lake on Saturday. The horse was returned to its owner after Saanich Police officers intervened.

Police nab lone equine on the lam

An escaped horse found near Elk Lake kept Saanich police officers busy on the weekend.

The mugshot of an escaped mare found near Elk Lake on Saturday. The horse was returned to its owner after Saanich Police officers intervened.

No indication of incompetence in Saanich spyware fiasco, councillors say

Whistleblower who notified Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell to Spector 360 program speaks out

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell addresses reporters outside the B.C. legislature on Monday

UPDATE: B.C.’s privacy watchdog blasts Saanich for ‘deep lack of understanding’ in spyware investigation

Privacy Commissioner launched investigation Jan. 20 following concerns aired by Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell over Spector 360 program

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell addresses reporters outside the B.C. legislature on Monday

Saanich ‘open to feedback’ with public input overhaul

Long-awaited reform to allow public input at Saanich council meetings should be a reality by April 20

Saanich to revisit $600,000 grants program after seniors centre asks for fair share

Goward House Society receives significantly less in grant funding and in-kind services than other seniors centres in Saanich, report finds

Coaching abuse allegations have been ‘discredited,’ says SMUS head

St. Michaels University School reassures parents changes have been made in light of 'discredited' allegations dating back to 2011

Saanich will not be using Spector 360 software again: CAO

Saanich municipality confirms expenses totalling $2,199 (U.S. dollars) for installation and use of Spector 360 will be final costs

Big bill revealed for Saanich spying software

FOI results on purchase and installation of Saanich spying software, Spector 360, reveals at least $29,000 bill

Saanich council to staff, police board: find more 2015 budget savings

Proposed 4.5-per-cent increase on existing taxpayers too much, says Saanich council

Victoria-area MPs organize town hall meeting on Bill C-51 after public outcry

Privacy experts label bill 'dangerously vague' and question its intent in targeting environmental and other dissent groups

Artist Joanne Thomson holds a deer skull

CRD’s artist-in-residence program a unique partnership at Francis King Regional Park

CRD will evaluate pilot program at the end of March and decide whether it should be offered in future years

Artist Joanne Thomson holds a deer skull
A forensics investigator signals to his colleagues across police tape at 3720 Epsom Dr. in Saanich

Police, coroner investigate two deaths in Saanich home

Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit also on scene at 3700-block of Epsom Drive

A forensics investigator signals to his colleagues across police tape at 3720 Epsom Dr. in Saanich
Real estate agent Fergus Kyne sits in the backyard of his Derby Road home in Saanich. The area is subject to several building and development restrictions under the Environmental Development Permit Area. Kyne says he was never notified that his property was affected by the EDPA when it was implemented in 2012

Long-lost sensitive areas could be swept up in proposed environmental bylaw changes

Saanich debates new interpretations of Environmental Development Permit Area, possibly impacting thousands of homeowners

Real estate agent Fergus Kyne sits in the backyard of his Derby Road home in Saanich. The area is subject to several building and development restrictions under the Environmental Development Permit Area. Kyne says he was never notified that his property was affected by the EDPA when it was implemented in 2012
Saanich Police Department school liaison officers (clockwise from left) Const. Steve Robinson

Pink-clad Saanich police get tough on bullying

Pink Shirt Day highlights modern bullying and the way police, parents and educators are adapting to the times

Saanich Police Department school liaison officers (clockwise from left) Const. Steve Robinson

Student societies get non-voting seat on Victoria Regional Transit Commission

UVic, Camosun student societies to alternate at commission table

Coun. Vic Derman prepares to cross the intersection of Douglas Street and Saanich Road with his bicycle. Derman will present his passion project

Locals launch Douglas Street open house ahead of Saanich local area plan

Coun. Vic Derman wants District of Saanich to become a “world leader” in sustainable development

Coun. Vic Derman prepares to cross the intersection of Douglas Street and Saanich Road with his bicycle. Derman will present his passion project