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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
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
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
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.
4 essentials for marketing – and selling! – your home

4 essentials for marketing – and selling! – your home

Your home is likely the most valuable asset you’ve ever owned, which…

  • Jul 20, 2020
4 essentials for marketing – and selling! – your home
Ready, set, workout!

Ready, set, workout!

Saanich begins gradual re-opening of recreation centres

  • Jul 13, 2020
Ready, set, workout!
Disposing of hazardous household items improperly can spark potentially dangerous fires.

Prevent fires: Keep household hazardous waste OUT of the landfill!

Batteries, electronics and pool chemicals can all spark serious fires

  • Jul 13, 2020
Disposing of hazardous household items improperly can spark potentially dangerous fires.
Join Saanich Recreation’s free walking programs through local parks and trails – a great way to get out and socialize safely while also enjoying a little exercise!

Saanich seniors eye return to recreation and community

Older adults missing the connections enjoyed pre-COVID

  • Jun 29, 2020
Join Saanich Recreation’s free walking programs through local parks and trails – a great way to get out and socialize safely while also enjoying a little exercise!
“People can feel good about opening their homes when they’re ready to sell; we can do things very safely, with distancing and sanitizing,” says Coldwell Banker realtor Marilyn Ball.

Home selling in the age of social distancing: creativity is key

This spring’s pandemic has spurred an unprecedented level of creativity in how…

  • Jun 29, 2020
“People can feel good about opening their homes when they’re ready to sell; we can do things very safely, with distancing and sanitizing,” says Coldwell Banker realtor Marilyn Ball.
Campers + leaders ready for a summer full of FUN

Campers + leaders ready for a summer full of FUN

Saanich summer camps inspire kids with new activities, new friends and lots of fun

  • Jun 22, 2020
Campers + leaders ready for a summer full of FUN
How you can help build a better community

How you can help build a better community

The deadline to take the 2020 Victoria’s Vital Signs survey is July 1

  • Jun 22, 2020
How you can help build a better community
Red, sweet, and ready to eat

Red, sweet, and ready to eat

Spring’s challenges make this year’s strawberries taste sweeter than ever

  • Jun 15, 2020
Red, sweet, and ready to eat
Sip and savour a taste of Scotland – from right here at home

Sip and savour a taste of Scotland – from right here at home

Visit this Saanich brewer-distiller to make lasting summer memories

  • Jun 8, 2020
Sip and savour a taste of Scotland – from right here at home