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New report finds some Syrian refugees struggling in job market

Government-sponsored refugees have found it more than difficult than privately sponsored refugees

Fitness and health programming drew more than 12,000 participants in Saanich

New report also finds a gender split in programming

Saanich’s provisional police budget under fire

Grumpy Taxpayer$ of Greater Victoria question why budget requests are rising as crime drops

Saanich continues to weed out uncertainty around recreational pot

Council ratifies bylaw prohibiting pot bunkers in Agricultural Land Reserve

Saanich says Regina Park costs won’t melt away snow budget

Municipality has so far spent $25,000 on snow removal

Saanich residents want municipality to show creativity in saving trees

Petition against cutting down five healthy Garry oak trees has collected 80 signatures

Will winter weather and power outages lead to a baby boom in Greater Victoria?

Anecdotal evidence suggests yes, research says no

Saanichton pizzaria pays it forward with pizza pies

Peninsula Pizza is offering free slices to first-responders, drivers, and crews

Snow cancels Saanich’s council meeting

Saanich joins Sidney in cancelling its council meeting because of snow

Municipalities across Greater Victoria ready their resources for another storm

While different in size, Sidney and Saanich use comparable approach

Economic impact of a snow day could be millions, say business leaders

State of infrastructure also under scrutiny across Greater Victoria

Cube van remains lodged against tree in Oak Bay

Officials have reported neither injuries nor downed power-lines during on-going incident

Oak Bay high school player sets new provincial record

Diego Maffia scores 96 points in record-setting

Saanich says it’s too early to talk potential disruptions during arena improvements

Pearkes’ Gold Arena to undergo renovations after Saanich submits grant application

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes spent more than $70,000 to win office

Then-incumbent Richard Atwell spent just over $41,000

Victoria group lobbies for land purchase that could benefit Saanich

Organizer suggests Saanich could support purchase in exchange for support of Kings Parks purchase

Saanich looks for financial assist to improve hockey arena

First round of upgrades to Gold Arena at Pearkes Recreation Centre top $9 million

Saanich could pay $2M in interest for a $4M loan for land purchase

Saanich to approve borrowing next week, but has some financial wiggle room