Awards shine light on community spirit

Saanich News proud to be part of Cordova Bay Community Leadership Awards

Minimum wage hike could boost political fortunes

Last week’s announcement was the premier’s attempt to change the optics ahead of the election campaign, her Etch A Sketch moment

Teachers play pivotal role in all of our lives

Great Teachers program recognizes the top teachers in Greater Victoria

Interchange impacts more than just traffic

Province must ensure protection of sensitive wildlife area surrounding Cuthbert Holmes Park

U.S. political comedy takes frightening turn

One gets the impression Ted Cruz is only seeking the presidency because his dream job was unavailable: the Spanish Inquisition isn’t hiring

Cost the major factor for sewage treatment

Black Press wraps up its five-part series examining sewage treatment in the Capital Region

OAS eligibility change benefits working poor

Ottawa has other options to address any Old Age Security shortfall than raising age to 67

Students seek reprieve from mountain of debt

The plight of B.C. post-secondary students was on clear display in front of the B.C. Legislature Wednesday morning

Derelict vessels should fall under federal jurisdiction

Private member's bill making Coast Guard the sole receiver of wrecks should be salvaged

Medical condition shouldn’t be a barrier to employment

Saanich woman turned down for jobs because of her service dog

First responders given clear signal

CREST has reached a $13.1-million deal with Motorola Solutions Canada for new digital infrastructure for its radio communications

Shootings highlight need for stricter gun control

Unthinkable tragedies are becoming an everyday occurrence in a gun-crazed culture

We all have the ability to answer someone’s prayer

Students at Claremont secondary have teamed with the David Foster Foundation to raise awareness of organ donor registration

Council must lessen EDPA bylaw’s impact

Controversial bylaw packs Garth Homer auditorium to overflowing

It doesn’t take a hero to save a life

Saanich first responders help raise awareness about the need for blood donations

Public opinion should help to guide project

Open house set for Nov. 17 on the McKenzie interchange for Highway 1

Project addresses affordable housing

Rosalie’s Village is an example of how co-operation can enable community groups and governments to bring about change

Canadians cast a ballot for change

Increase in voter turnout is something all Canadians can celebrate

Casting your ballot is worth the effort

An estimated 3.6 million Canadians took time out of their Thanksgiving weekends to head down to their local polling stations

Parking ban limiting recreational access

Council should consider compromise of adding additional spaces to lot at Glendenning