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Former Olympic rower David Calder will represent the B.C. Liberals in South Saanich.

Former Olympic rower looks to make political splash

David Calder will represent the B.C. Liberals in South Saanich in the upcoming provincial election

Former Olympic rower David Calder will represent the B.C. Liberals in South Saanich.
Aurora Beavil

Country Grocer helps Victoria girl’s dream come true

Three-year-old heading to Disney World thanks to money raised by store for Help Fill A Dream

Aurora Beavil
Ronald Huetzelmann died as a result of a construction accident at a Quadra Street work site.

Construction site death raises questions over safety standards

Labour leader questions what province is doing to protect workers in wake of Roland Huetzelmann's death

Ronald Huetzelmann died as a result of a construction accident at a Quadra Street work site.
Camosun College has yet to seen an influx of students from the United States after the election of the Donald Trump

Camosun College hasn’t seen surge in international students

Trump presidency could boost interest in Canadian post-secondary schools

Camosun College has yet to seen an influx of students from the United States after the election of the Donald Trump
Camosun president Sherri Bell listens as Ethan Parsons

Health care training facility planned for Camosun

$50 million facility promises to increase supply of new medical professionals

Camosun president Sherri Bell listens as Ethan Parsons
John Wilson of Wilson’s Transportation wants to put a greater focus on affordable housing.

Saanich not the leader in housing it should be, says Chamber secretary

Chamber of Commerce board member John Wilson speaks out

John Wilson of Wilson’s Transportation wants to put a greater focus on affordable housing.
Townley Road option with 11 two and three storey townhouses and a three-storey apartment.

Stalled Townley housing project back on track

Four new Townley Road options to come before the public next month

Townley Road option with 11 two and three storey townhouses and a three-storey apartment.
Ken Johnson of Hallmark Heritage Society sits in front of the classroom fireplace within the historic Craigflower Schoolhouse.

Tax man stuns Saanich non-profit in Craigflower Schoolhouse

The Hallmark Heritage Society, tenants of the Craigflower Schoolhouse, received the building's first tax bill since it was built in 1855.

Ken Johnson of Hallmark Heritage Society sits in front of the classroom fireplace within the historic Craigflower Schoolhouse.
Fifty-one-year-old Roland Huetzelmann died in hospital in the early morning hours of Sunday

Death of construction worker in Saanich could be prevented, family says

A gust of wind picked up a piece of plywood and forced worker Roland Huetzelmann off the third floor of a Saanich construction site

Fifty-one-year-old Roland Huetzelmann died in hospital in the early morning hours of Sunday
This undated photo of Dave Armitage stood at the front of the sanctuary of Trinity Presbyterian Church during a memorial service for the popular Gorge-Tillicum resident known as Mayor Dave.

Mayor Dave recognized at emotional service

Gorge resident "Mayor" Dave Armitage leaves behind a daughter and two grandchildren

This undated photo of Dave Armitage stood at the front of the sanctuary of Trinity Presbyterian Church during a memorial service for the popular Gorge-Tillicum resident known as Mayor Dave.
There are 18 community associations in the District of Saanich.

Neighbourhood associations in need of fresh blood

Saanich community associations a place for passionate, heated debate, a part of local democracy

There are 18 community associations in the District of Saanich.
With an assessed value of $7.02 million

Saanich boasts some of Island’s priciest homes

Three homes along Ten Mile Point among 25 highest property assessments on Vancouver Island

With an assessed value of $7.02 million
Rogers elementary kindergarten teacher Charmaine Shortt says her student Olivia Wood’s “extraordinary act” of donating $200 towards a program that helps children in the West African country of Mali “was one of complete selflessness and compassion in its purest form.”

Rogers students reach out to help children a world away

Saanich kindergarten students donate $300 to support students in West African nation of Mali

Rogers elementary kindergarten teacher Charmaine Shortt says her student Olivia Wood’s “extraordinary act” of donating $200 towards a program that helps children in the West African country of Mali “was one of complete selflessness and compassion in its purest form.”
Players of the Victoria Racquet Club Kings Peewee B2 team (white jerseys) and the Kerry Park Islanders gathered at centre ice Sunday afternoon to accept a $1

Saanich team faces off against cancer

Peewee players show support for assistant coach’s wife who was diagnosed with breast cancer

Players of the Victoria Racquet Club Kings Peewee B2 team (white jerseys) and the Kerry Park Islanders gathered at centre ice Sunday afternoon to accept a $1
Saanich Police and provincial highway crews close down a homeless camp along the Burnside Road offramp from Highway 1. Two people had been camping on the site for a couple of weeks.

VIDEO: Officials dismantle homeless camp in Saanich

Efforts are underway to find housing for a couple who had been living near the intersection of Burnside Road and Highway 1

Saanich Police and provincial highway crews close down a homeless camp along the Burnside Road offramp from Highway 1. Two people had been camping on the site for a couple of weeks.
Saanich resident Bev King shows the placards featuring condolences and other personal effects that made up the impromptu memorial that sprung up following the death of Dave Armitage last week.

Tributes pour in for fixture in Saanich neighbourhood

Family member says system failed Dave Armitage, who was found dead in Gorge Park

Saanich resident Bev King shows the placards featuring condolences and other personal effects that made up the impromptu memorial that sprung up following the death of Dave Armitage last week.
Camosun College student Rebecca Golat and the University of Victoria’s Sheldon Vos were among the winners of the annual Stewardship Bursary Program awarded by the Pacific Salmon Foundation.

Students reel in bursary awards from salmon foundation

Camosun's Rebecca Golat and Sheldon Vos of UVic were among the recipients of bursaries from the Pacific Salmon Foundation

Camosun College student Rebecca Golat and the University of Victoria’s Sheldon Vos were among the winners of the annual Stewardship Bursary Program awarded by the Pacific Salmon Foundation.
Greater Victoria Real Estate Board president Mike Nugent says a shortage of inventory will lead to fewer sales but higher prices.

Saanich housing prices expected to rise in 2017

Greater Victoria Real Estate Board president expects low inventories will put pressure on home prices

Greater Victoria Real Estate Board president Mike Nugent says a shortage of inventory will lead to fewer sales but higher prices.

Association pushes for new amenities policy in Saanich

Community amenities are contributions that developers and municipal governments agree upon as a part of a rezoning process

Properties is Saanich have seen their assessments climb by double digits.

Saanich properties see major spike in assessed values

Figures from B.C. Assessment show property values climbed 20 per cent in School District 61 and 22 per cent in School District 63

Properties is Saanich have seen their assessments climb by double digits.