Daniel Palmer

Dr. Ross Crapo

Free dental care day fills ‘a great need,’ says Saanich dentist

Dr. Ross Crapo participates in Dentistry from the Heart each year

Dr. Ross Crapo
Dave LeGrand braved the warm weather in a Santa Claus costume last weekend to hand out candy canes and route maps to participants in the Vancouver Island Mustang Association’s annual Toy Run. The run raised cash and toys for the Salvation Army Christmas Fund.

Christmas comes early for Mustang club

Vancouver Island Mustang Association hosts another successful toy run through Saanich for the Salvation Army, charities

Dave LeGrand braved the warm weather in a Santa Claus costume last weekend to hand out candy canes and route maps to participants in the Vancouver Island Mustang Association’s annual Toy Run. The run raised cash and toys for the Salvation Army Christmas Fund.

Saanich program tackles growing childhood obesity health crisis

MEND program to run out of Colquitz middle school for parents and their children

Clinical lead Lauren Fox displays BoosterBuddy

Youth mental health app ‘first of its kind in Canada’

BoosterBuddy app provides coping mechanisms, game-like tasks for teens dealing with mental health issues

Clinical lead Lauren Fox displays BoosterBuddy

Saanich pushes climate change at gathering of B.C. municipalities

Union of B.C. Municipalities conference in Whistler includes policy decisions on e-cigarettes, party buses and emergency response services

Until July

‘We’re at our breaking point:’ Saanich family in housing crisis

William Boggs struggling to rebuild life after sleeping in a tent for two months with family

Until July
Saanich Police Const. Jon Zeilinski

Saanich police K9 team wins national competition

Saanich Const. Jon Zeilinski and police dog Zeke win Canadian Police K9 Championships for the third time

Saanich Police Const. Jon Zeilinski

Six people arrested in Gorge Road drug bust

Joint investigation involved Saanich police, VicPD, the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit and the Regional Crime Unit

Election 2014: Amalgamation ‘not a Saanich debate:’ Mayor

District of Saanich: Leonard says amalgamation is for smaller municipalities to decide on their own

The 13th annual Men's Health Day takes place Saturday at Tillicum Centre and includes free PSA testing for men over age 40.

Men’s Health Day at Tillicum Centre Saturday

Free event includes cholesterol, glucose, PSA testing as well as cancer screenings for men of all ages through The Prostate Centre

The 13th annual Men's Health Day takes place Saturday at Tillicum Centre and includes free PSA testing for men over age 40.
Andrew Weaver speaks to a packed house at the Oak Bay Recreation Centre Lounge earlier this year. Weaver is now leading the charge with a petition to pressure the B.C. government to enter binding arbitration with the province's teachers' union.

MLA Andrew Weaver launches petition to end ‘schoolyard bullying’ in teachers’ strike

Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA says binding arbitration is not as risky as province claims

Andrew Weaver speaks to a packed house at the Oak Bay Recreation Centre Lounge earlier this year. Weaver is now leading the charge with a petition to pressure the B.C. government to enter binding arbitration with the province's teachers' union.
Daphne Taylor

Dog owners bark back at B.C. Transit rules

Raging Grannies have collected hundreds of signatures from dog owners fed up with kennel requirement on buses

Daphne Taylor
Coun. Paul Gerrard

Community gardens take root in Gorge Park

First public community garden in 30 years breaks ground in Saanich; opening planned for spring 2015

Coun. Paul Gerrard
Darrell Wick

Douglas Creek restoration protects ‘the last of the best’ in Saanich

Five-year restoration project will encourage salmon spawning, return of other wildlife and tree protection

Darrell Wick
Nathalie Chambers in a sunflower field at Madrona Farm. The 11-hectare Saanich farm will host the seventh annual Chef Survival Challenge on Sept. 7.

Saanich farmers issue challenge to municipal politicians

Madrona Farm hosts Municipal Farm Challenge in bid to put ALR on the election map

Nathalie Chambers in a sunflower field at Madrona Farm. The 11-hectare Saanich farm will host the seventh annual Chef Survival Challenge on Sept. 7.
Laura Cochrane

Shelbourne Community Kitchen finds a permanent home

Community kitchen in Saanich will expand programs for isolated seniors, disabled residents, thanks to multi-year funding

Laura Cochrane

Election 2014: Sewage treatment critic enters Saanich mayoral race

District of Saanich: Richard Atwell to challenge Frank Leonard in Nov. 15 election

A member of the Horeftikos Omilos Mesologgiou dance troupe leaps in to the air during a performance at the 2013 Greek Fest.

Let the Greek times roll: Greek Fest begins today

Annual Greek festival expected to attract 30,000 people to Saanich Commonwealth Place over two weekends

A member of the Horeftikos Omilos Mesologgiou dance troupe leaps in to the air during a performance at the 2013 Greek Fest.

B.C. deputy minister files defamation suit against MLA Rob Fleming

Athana Mentzelopoulos, jobs, tourism and skills deputy minister, claims Fleming damaged her reputation in online petition

Panama Flats concept plan.

Panama Flats plan heads to Agricultural Land Commission

Council unanimously approves concept plan, which includes new trails and farmland, on Monday

Panama Flats concept plan.