Saanich News Staff

Saanich police took one man into custody after responding to reports of a man carrying a firearm at Mount Douglas Park on July 17. (Black Press Media/News Staff)

One in custody after reports of man carrying firearm at Mount Doug Park

Public evacuated as police searched the park

Saanich police took one man into custody after responding to reports of a man carrying a firearm at Mount Douglas Park on July 17. (Black Press Media/News Staff)
Vice-president philanthropy and communications at Broadmead Care, Mandy Parker accepts a donation for $10,000 from Rotary Club of Victoria past president Gerry Pash and incoming president Brian Lepicq to purchase six mattresses for Broadmead Veterans Memorial Lodge. (Courtesy Rotary Club of Victoria)

Victoria Rotarians gift $10,000 for special mattresses at Broadmead Care

Residents will enjoy new pressure release mattresses at Broadmead Veterans Memorial Lodge

Vice-president philanthropy and communications at Broadmead Care, Mandy Parker accepts a donation for $10,000 from Rotary Club of Victoria past president Gerry Pash and incoming president Brian Lepicq to purchase six mattresses for Broadmead Veterans Memorial Lodge. (Courtesy Rotary Club of Victoria)
Saanich News celebrates community with photospread

Saanich News celebrates community with photospread

Share your images for a chance to win a gift card

Saanich News celebrates community with photospread
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Oak Bay News celebrates community with photospread

Share your images for a chance to win a gift card

Oak Bay News celebrates community with photospread
Saanich police identify suspect in Brydon Park assault

Saanich police identify suspect in Brydon Park assault

No charges sworn, no arrest made as of July 9

Saanich police identify suspect in Brydon Park assault
Saanich police looking to identify suspect in Brydon Park assault

Saanich police looking to identify suspect in Brydon Park assault

Victim confronted suspect about the way he was treating his dog

Saanich police looking to identify suspect in Brydon Park assault
Police apprehended a woman after a standoff on July 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police use tear gas to apprehend Saanich woman threatening neighbours, police

Woman facing possible criminal charges after standoff with police

Police apprehended a woman after a standoff on July 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
Residents at Berwick Retirement Communities across B.C. sing ‘O Canada’ to mark the July 1 holiday. (Courtesy of Berwick Retirement Communities)

Retirement communities sing ‘O Canada’ to mark holiday

Berwick Retirement Communities across B.C. share a special song

Residents at Berwick Retirement Communities across B.C. sing ‘O Canada’ to mark the July 1 holiday. (Courtesy of Berwick Retirement Communities)
Saanich police arrived at a closed business in the 700-block of Tolmie Avenue to find a man inside. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria man facing charges after alarm alerts cops to break-in

Saanich police arrived on scene to find the man inside

Saanich police arrived at a closed business in the 700-block of Tolmie Avenue to find a man inside. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested a 46-year-old man after finding weapons, drugs and drug trafficking items in his home and car. (Courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)

Police arrest Saanich man allegedly importing conducted energy weapons through the mail

Randy Smith, 46, in custody after police search his car and residence

Saanich police arrested a 46-year-old man after finding weapons, drugs and drug trafficking items in his home and car. (Courtesy of the Saanich Police Department)
Saanich police are investigating a daytime car break-in that took place at Saanich Centre on June 21. (Black Press Media file photo)

Diamond earrings among items stolen from Saanich shopper’s car

Diamond earrings, iPhone among stolen items

Saanich police are investigating a daytime car break-in that took place at Saanich Centre on June 21. (Black Press Media file photo)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police seeking witnesses, video footage after targeted home invasion

Police responded to reports at 4 a.m. on June 23

(Black Press Media file photo)
One man was arrested by Saanich police after he was caught speeding in a stolen vehicle. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect caught by Saanich Police 20 minutes after Colwood car reported stolen

Saanich police pulled over driver for speeding

One man was arrested by Saanich police after he was caught speeding in a stolen vehicle. (Black Press Media file photo)
Shane Baker is the 2020 recipient of the B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation. (Courtesy of Camosun College)

Camosun student receives prestigious honour for his work in making the school more accessible for all

Shane Baker received the B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation

Shane Baker is the 2020 recipient of the B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation. (Courtesy of Camosun College)
A 59-year-old man is in custody after allegedly breaking a bank window and brandishing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police looking for witnesses to man brandishing knife, breaking bank window

Witnesses sought in incident at CIBC branch in the 2900-block of Tillicum Road on June 16

A 59-year-old man is in custody after allegedly breaking a bank window and brandishing a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are investigating reports of a man making aggressive and sexual comments to women near Cedar Hill Road in two separate incidents. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police investigating after man accused of making aggressive, sexual comments to women

Two incidents occurred a year apart near the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre

Saanich police are investigating reports of a man making aggressive and sexual comments to women near Cedar Hill Road in two separate incidents. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police seized a firearm, ammunition and body armour during a search warrant execution at a Cadboro Bay residence on June 9. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Police seize gun, ammunition, body armour during search of Cadboro Bay home

One man taken into custody, charged with firearm-related offences

Saanich police seized a firearm, ammunition and body armour during a search warrant execution at a Cadboro Bay residence on June 9. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Missing Saanich woman’s body found near Malahat

Missing Saanich woman’s body found near Malahat

Shawnigan RCMP says death not considered suspicious, coroner service investigating

Missing Saanich woman’s body found near Malahat
Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich mayor shares recipe for lemon vegetable kebabs ahead of grilling season

As grilling season approaches, Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes is sharing his family’s…

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The District of Saanich is reminding residents of bylaws prohibiting dogs in some areas of the district as well as leash requirements. (Black Press Media file photo)

Unleashed pups not permitted in some Saanich parks

Residents reminded of summer dog restrictions within district

The District of Saanich is reminding residents of bylaws prohibiting dogs in some areas of the district as well as leash requirements. (Black Press Media file photo)