Nick Murray

The Central Saanich Police Department is looking for witnesses and information after a suspicious man followed a woman around Centennial Park. (Black Press Media file photo)

Police appeal for public’s help after suspicious man follows woman around Centennial Park trails

Police seeking witnesses or anyone with a dash cam in the area on March 21

The Central Saanich Police Department is looking for witnesses and information after a suspicious man followed a woman around Centennial Park. (Black Press Media file photo)
Newport Realtors Jack Barker, Graden Sol, Lori An Sutherland, Tom Fisher, Trevor Lunn Emily Coulter and Holly Critchison present a $7,000 cheque to Viola van de Ruyt, Bob Hope, Elaine Hughesman and David Spence. (Courtesy of Holly Critchison)

Realtor gets behind local foundation’s valuable work

Newport Realty Sidney donates $7,000 to Saanich Peninsula Community Foundation

Newport Realtors Jack Barker, Graden Sol, Lori An Sutherland, Tom Fisher, Trevor Lunn Emily Coulter and Holly Critchison present a $7,000 cheque to Viola van de Ruyt, Bob Hope, Elaine Hughesman and David Spence. (Courtesy of Holly Critchison)
Following renewed cooperation between the three Saanich Peninsula municipalities, the SPCC is looking to increase collaborative efforts with its counterparts. Here the three mayors are welcomed by the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce at a recent breakfast meeting. (From left) Geoff Orr (North Saanich), Cliff McNeil-Smith (Sidney), Ryan Windsor (Central Saanich). (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce appoints 17 heavy hitters to board

Business leaders plan exciting year of events for the Peninsula

Following renewed cooperation between the three Saanich Peninsula municipalities, the SPCC is looking to increase collaborative efforts with its counterparts. Here the three mayors are welcomed by the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce at a recent breakfast meeting. (From left) Geoff Orr (North Saanich), Cliff McNeil-Smith (Sidney), Ryan Windsor (Central Saanich). (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Victim of cyber attack speaks out, highlights Sidney generosity

Victim of cyber attack speaks out, highlights Sidney generosity

Business association head talks of ‘horrendous consequences’ in wake of scam

Victim of cyber attack speaks out, highlights Sidney generosity
An Avro Lancaster in flight. The BCAM intend to restore their FM 104 Lancaster to flight condition. (Pixabay file)

Ambitious B.C. Aviation Museum need $10M to get iconic Lancaster back in the air

Volunteers flock to work on bomber, restoration expected to take 10 years

An Avro Lancaster in flight. The BCAM intend to restore their FM 104 Lancaster to flight condition. (Pixabay file)
A recipient of a Victoria Hand Project prosthetic arm. (Courtesy of Victoria Hand Project)

UVic project shows Keating Elementary students a helping hand

Victoria Hand Project offers free 3D printed arms in eight countries

A recipient of a Victoria Hand Project prosthetic arm. (Courtesy of Victoria Hand Project)
BC Ferries says cars will be kept on the causeway while line painting is carried out, starting Tuesday night. (Black Press Media file)

BC Ferries warns of short Tsawwassen inconvenience, sailing times not affected

Line painting scheduled overnight between Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27

BC Ferries says cars will be kept on the causeway while line painting is carried out, starting Tuesday night. (Black Press Media file)
Two passengers being taken on a trishaw training cycle. (Photo courtesy of Cycling Without Age Society)

Sidney group offers free, fun ‘trishaw’ bike rides to seniors

Physical disability and mental obstruction no barrier to trips around town

Two passengers being taken on a trishaw training cycle. (Photo courtesy of Cycling Without Age Society)
Joanne Egan demonstrates some of the upcycled furniture she plans to sell. (Courtesy of Joanne Egan)

Sidney woman hosts charity shabby-chic furniture sale

Upcycled and refurbed furniture sells to benefit the Alzheimer’s Society of BC and Crohn’sColitis Canada

Joanne Egan demonstrates some of the upcycled furniture she plans to sell. (Courtesy of Joanne Egan)
Central Saanich Police ask for witnesses in break and enter at 400 block of Dunmora Court. (File photo)

Police appeal for witnesses in Central Saanich break and enter

Break in occurred between March 15 and 20

Central Saanich Police ask for witnesses in break and enter at 400 block of Dunmora Court. (File photo)
Part of the Sandown site where North Saanich plan to create an agricultural zone. (Peninsula News Review File)

Updated: District offers new information on Sandown plan

District to make final decisions in fall

Part of the Sandown site where North Saanich plan to create an agricultural zone. (Peninsula News Review File)
The Peninsula Singers performing ‘Tis the Season at the Mary Winspear Centre last year. (Peninsula Singers photo)

Peninsula Singers near the $50,000 mark in donations

Group perform six concerts a year at Mary Winspear Centre, with all proceeds going to charity

The Peninsula Singers performing ‘Tis the Season at the Mary Winspear Centre last year. (Peninsula Singers photo)
Cam McLennan speaks at the all-candidates meeting, flanked by Romi Bongers and Scott McEachern. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

North Saanich Byelection: Candidates face off for first time

Eight candidates vying for your vote in the North Saanich byelection

Cam McLennan speaks at the all-candidates meeting, flanked by Romi Bongers and Scott McEachern. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
Some of the felled trees on Tsawout reserve land on Saturna Island. (Courtesy of Perry LaFortune)

Bitter Saturna land-use dispute highlights legal grey areas

Unhappy Tsawout accuse leadership of cultural destruction

Some of the felled trees on Tsawout reserve land on Saturna Island. (Courtesy of Perry LaFortune)
An empty classroom showing a large number of desks. Teachers often have to teach large groups of students with many varying and complex needs. A gulf islands teacher was recently reprimanded for his conduct towards a student with special educational needs. (Pixabay file photo)                                An empty classroom showing a large number of desks. Teachers often have to teach large groups of students with many varying and complex needs. A gulf islands teacher was recently reprimanded for his conduct towards a student with special educational needs. (Pixabay file photo)

Teacher reprimanded for conduct towards special needs student

Alan Stephen Berry told vice principal he did not have time to use positive strategies

An empty classroom showing a large number of desks. Teachers often have to teach large groups of students with many varying and complex needs. A gulf islands teacher was recently reprimanded for his conduct towards a student with special educational needs. (Pixabay file photo)                                An empty classroom showing a large number of desks. Teachers often have to teach large groups of students with many varying and complex needs. A gulf islands teacher was recently reprimanded for his conduct towards a student with special educational needs. (Pixabay file photo)
The Sidney Business Improvement Area report being victims of a cyber attack. (Blogtrepreneur/Flickr file)

Sidney business organization cyber attacked

President’s contact list sent unsolicited messages

The Sidney Business Improvement Area report being victims of a cyber attack. (Blogtrepreneur/Flickr file)
A child holds a butterfly as part of a brief nature walk. The CRD are holding three nature walks for children this spring break in Langford, East Sooke and Saanich. (Aaron Hinks/Black Press File)

Spring break nature walks – get the kids out into nature!

Spring break, CRD Regional Parks naturalists are hosting three guided nature walks

A child holds a butterfly as part of a brief nature walk. The CRD are holding three nature walks for children this spring break in Langford, East Sooke and Saanich. (Aaron Hinks/Black Press File)
Commander Chris Hadfield in his spacesuit, with the Canadian patch on his left arm. Hadfield is scheduled to speak at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. (Courtesy of Chris Hadfield)

Mary Winspear offers out-of-this-world evening with Chris Hadfield

Tickets on sale March 22 for Colonel Chris Hadfield visit May 7

Commander Chris Hadfield in his spacesuit, with the Canadian patch on his left arm. Hadfield is scheduled to speak at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. (Courtesy of Chris Hadfield)
BC Ferries is looking for more feedback on a 25-year plan detailing the future of the Swartz Bay terminal. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries looks for more feedback on 25-year plan for Swartz Bay

Some suggestions already under consideration include a cycling route, waterfront park

BC Ferries is looking for more feedback on a 25-year plan detailing the future of the Swartz Bay terminal. (Black Press Media file photo)
Earthquake seismologist Taimi Mulder of the Geological Survey of Canada explains plate tectonics. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Vancouver Island overdue for the big one, can also expect mega-thrust tsunami

The last big earthquake was 70 years ago in Courtenay

Earthquake seismologist Taimi Mulder of the Geological Survey of Canada explains plate tectonics. (Nick Murray/News Staff)