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Chong gets new post in Premier Clark’s first cabinet

Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Ida Chong has – yet again – changed…

  • Mar 14, 2011

Horticultural centre surprises Saanich with request for $250,000 grant

Saanich was thrown a curveball last week when the Horticulture Centre of…

Classroom at Courtenay elementary school hit by a collapsing chimney in 1946

B.C. has history of big earthquakes

VICTORIA – Friday's earthquake off Japan was a test for B.C.'s tsunami…

Classroom at Courtenay elementary school hit by a collapsing chimney in 1946

Seniors fear big rent hike as housing authority pushes for 25 per cent increase

Residents of a low-income seniors' housing complex are waiting with bated breath…

Eric Anderson

ManHunt 100 kicks off this Sunday starting at 3 p.m.

The narrow alcoves hidden in the back alleys of colourful Chinatown provide…

Eric Anderson
The aftermath of an earthquake that struck in Christchurch

Earthquakes abroad provide locals with preparedness training

Saanich, Victoria send emergency co-ordinators to New Zealand following devastating earthquake

The aftermath of an earthquake that struck in Christchurch

Ferry service interrupted

Vancouver Island’s ‘most beautiful shortcut’ will be cut short come May.The Mill…

Tsunami preparedness pays off

No tsunami but emergency procedures tested

The West Shore parks and rec board had a rare experience for its monthly public meeting – a full house of the public. Cyclists came out in force Thursday night to press for the reopening of the velodrome.

Parks and rec to explore reopening JDF velodrome

Cyclists have a faint hope of regaining access to the closed Juan…

The West Shore parks and rec board had a rare experience for its monthly public meeting – a full house of the public. Cyclists came out in force Thursday night to press for the reopening of the velodrome.

Bus transfer abuse bilking B.C. Transit out of thousands of dollars

Twitter and Facebook users encouraging free rides, says B.C. Transit president
 

Beware relief effort scams following natural disaster

Saanich police are reminding people wishing to donate to relief efforts following…

Victoria police, RCMP will submit proposal to continue policing Esquimalt

The City of Victoria today announced its police force will submit a…

Speeding teen tops 160 km/h

A teen had his car taken by Sidney North Saanich RCMP after…

Trial run for inter-city commuter rail gathers steam

Development of a new passenger rail pilot project is underway that would…

Beer lover Mike Doehnel savours the brew made from barley he grew and malted on the Saanich Peninsula.

Beer farmer

Peninsula News Review reporter Christine van Reeuwyk takes a look at how brewing can have a hand in saving local agriculture and how the quest for beer good enough for a refined palate turned one Peninsula man into a farmer.

Beer lover Mike Doehnel savours the brew made from barley he grew and malted on the Saanich Peninsula.

Crisis line numbers remain consistent

Call volumes the same despite service now centralized

  • Mar 11, 2011

Rainforest protection spurs industry

Until recently, grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest ran at the first…

Our Place may lose its breakfast

After one year of offering the homeless a warm place to get…

  • Mar 10, 2011

Parks master plan open houses set

As Saanich looks to develop a new master plan for its parks…

  • Mar 10, 2011

Two years in, few complaints about two-week spring break

Students and school staff will soon be enjoying two weeks vacation from…