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It is boom or bust for pot bunkers in Saanich at public hearing

Public hearing on controversial structures scheduled for Jan. 15

Each Saanich resident uses 200 single-use plastic bags a year, report estimates

Second Capital Region municipality looks to join plastic bag ban

Average assessed home value in Greater Victoria rises 8.5 per cent

Growth trend happening slower than previous years

Cadboro Bay hosts New Year’s sailing race

Race marks a tradition that started in 1983

Pedestrian struck in North Saanich remains in serious but stable condition

Collision happened in a crosswalk on East Saanich Road

Greater Victoria mayors united over transportation, housing and community building

Seven mayors discuss their political and personal goals for 2019

Saanich looks to leverage more funding for daycare analysis

Daycare spaces could also become part of amenity contributions, says Mayor Fred Haynes

Provincial real estate body warns of ‘cracks’ in Canadian economy in 2019

British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) predicts Bank of Canada won’t meet interest goals

Several Greater Victoria beaches unsafe because of contamination

CRD issued advisories after heavy rains caused overflows along some shorelines.

Government House avoided major damage during late night fire

Damage limited to elevator motor

Number of 2018 overdose deaths in Greater Victoria reaches 85

November statistics place Victoria third in province

Saanich, B.C. Hydro remain silent over surplus land negotiations

Municipality wants to turn lot into a park

B.C. became home to more than 5 million in 2018

Population crossed 5-million threshold sometime between July 1 and Oct. 1, 2018

Christmas not the only religious holiday in coming days

Orthodox Christians will not celebrate Christmas until early 2019

BC Hydro outages surge 265 per cent in four years

Climate change to blame for significant rise in damage, extreme weather events: report

Pot industry employs more than 10,000 people across Canada

Employment in pot related jobs rose 266 per cent to an estimated figure of 10,400 in November 2018.

Long-time director of Saanich Neighbourhood Place leaves behind legacy

Colleen Hobson will leave after 25 years to take new job with provincial government in early 2019

Scavangers have stolen from boat stranded on Saanich beach

Boat drifted on beach Thursday as recovery efforts continue

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes wants municipality to join chamber, Urban Development Institute

Haynes also wants each member of council to receive a $500 budget for professional development

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes sees plenty of opportunity in cannabis industry

Haynes wonders why Saanich would not make a legal product available to residents