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Dorothy Chambers, with the Salmon in the City program, counts returning salmon in Colquitz River.

Celebrate the fall salmon run right here in Saanich!

Viewing and volunteer opportunities support salmon in the city

  • Sep 21, 2020
Travel back in time with scents that connect you to the natural world

Travel back in time with scents that connect you to the natural world

Oak Bay perfumery forages, distils and concocts custom scents in one-on-one sessions

  • Sep 21, 2020
South Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

South Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

How small businesses are finding new customers in changing times

  • Sep 21, 2020
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Sharing an "I" for Interior Design
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Want a used car? Watch this video to see what you must do!
London Drugs: Expert advice on how to improve your sleep
Sept. 14 to 18 is Septic Awareness Week, and the Capital Regional District and Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association urge you to consider both what goes down the drain, and how you maintain your septic system.

3 ways to be septic savvy

Maintaining your septic system helps maintain a healthy environment

  • Sep 14, 2020
Sept. 14 to 18 is Septic Awareness Week, and the Capital Regional District and Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association urge you to consider both what goes down the drain, and how you maintain your septic system.
Saanich parks are for the birds!

Saanich parks are for the birds!

Discover this popular pastime and get to know your feathered friends

  • Sep 14, 2020
Saanich parks are for the birds!
New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids

New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids

Brand new Sunny Hill Health Centre launches the next chapter for rehabilitation at BC children’s

  • Sep 7, 2020
New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids
Have fun, get messy and explore!

Have fun, get messy and explore!

10 top tips for learning outside with children

  • Sep 7, 2020
Have fun, get messy and explore!
Lisa Nitkin, owner of Pets West in Broadmead Village, poses with her loyal sidekick, Rosie. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

4 Un-fur-getable ways shopping local helps your neighbourhood!

This family-run pet store has been giving back to Saanich for 31 years

  • Aug 31, 2020
Lisa Nitkin, owner of Pets West in Broadmead Village, poses with her loyal sidekick, Rosie. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Planting for pollinators: Saanich Parks shares blooming good tips!

Planting for pollinators: Saanich Parks shares blooming good tips!

Support pollinators by incorporating some beautiful native plants into your garden

  • Aug 31, 2020
Planting for pollinators: Saanich Parks shares blooming good tips!
Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!

Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!

Celebrate BC’s favourite fall berry

  • Aug 31, 2020
Time to savour a sweet-tart home-grown harvest!
Recycle Matters, a social enterprise under the umbrella of INEO Employment Services, supports skill development and employment experience through its mattress recycling service. The social enterprise recently received a Government of Canada Investment Readiness Program grant, distributed through the Victoria Foundation, to move its projects forward.

Enterprising initiatives get boost to drive growth + social impact

Victoria Foundation allocates $280,000 to local social purpose organizations

  • Aug 24, 2020
Recycle Matters, a social enterprise under the umbrella of INEO Employment Services, supports skill development and employment experience through its mattress recycling service. The social enterprise recently received a Government of Canada Investment Readiness Program grant, distributed through the Victoria Foundation, to move its projects forward.
There’s plenty fishy about these creek restoration efforts!

There’s plenty fishy about these creek restoration efforts!

Saanich staff, community volunteers continue enhancing salmon spawning waterways

  • Aug 24, 2020
There’s plenty fishy about these creek restoration efforts!
This chic’un doesn’t cluck! Healthy, tasty fast food

This chic’un doesn’t cluck! Healthy, tasty fast food

Try this raw vegan eatery in Royal Oak and taste the freshness in each bite

  • Aug 17, 2020
This chic’un doesn’t cluck! Healthy, tasty fast food
Create a bathroom that works – beautifully!

Create a bathroom that works – beautifully!

From lighting to layout, here’s what you need to know!

  • Aug 17, 2020
Create a bathroom that works – beautifully!
Take a tour of Saanich’s significant trees

Take a tour of Saanich’s significant trees

We know that spending time in nature is essential to our wellness…

  • Aug 10, 2020
Take a tour of Saanich’s significant trees
Under agreement with Recycle BC, the CRD provides curbside recycling collection to more than 127,000 single-family homes in the region, ensuring that 1,600 tonnes of glass containers continue to be recycled annually and sold to end-markets in B.C.

Curbside glass pick-up 101: What you need to know … and why!

Taking a few minutes to ensure your glass recycling is properly sorted…

  • Aug 10, 2020
Under agreement with Recycle BC, the CRD provides curbside recycling collection to more than 127,000 single-family homes in the region, ensuring that 1,600 tonnes of glass containers continue to be recycled annually and sold to end-markets in B.C.
People enjoy the Saanich Cycling Festival on May 5th, 2019.

Your 2-day Saanich staycation: Hike, pedal and paddle!

Where will your summer travels take you? While many of us are…

  • Aug 3, 2020
People enjoy the Saanich Cycling Festival on May 5th, 2019.
Pawsitively purrfect CATalogue of Canadian treats for your furry friends

Pawsitively purrfect CATalogue of Canadian treats for your furry friends

New owners of Cadboro Bay Road pet store bring in online ordering, local products and the puparazzi!

  • Aug 3, 2020
Pawsitively purrfect CATalogue of Canadian treats for your furry friends
Your Saanich beach day begins here!

Your Saanich beach day begins here!

Here in Saanich, virtually any day makes for a good beach day,…

  • Jul 27, 2020
Your Saanich beach day begins here!
A summer highlight has been Pop Up Opera, featuring POV singers sharing 10 minutes of beautiful music in neighbourhoods, on street corners, in parks and outside retirement residences and care facilities. Jo-Ann Richards photo.

Celebrating the arts – and audiences – at a distance

How you can help organizations pivoting to maintain a thriving arts community

  • Jul 27, 2020
A summer highlight has been Pop Up Opera, featuring POV singers sharing 10 minutes of beautiful music in neighbourhoods, on street corners, in parks and outside retirement residences and care facilities. Jo-Ann Richards photo.