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North Saanich won’t ask cannabis-related company for financial contribution

Rushco Properties plans to lease out former poultry farm to cannabis growers

Washington State Ferries suspends service to Sidney for winter

Seasonal service suspension starts Jan. 5 with service resuming March 29, 2020

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Cannabis cultivation in North Saanich vows to not cause a stink, could open as early as May 2020

Rushco Properties, which plans to lease the facility to pot growers, has already received interest

Booming tech sector in Greater Victoria could be threatened by lack of physical space, executive talent

Tech sector’s economic impact on the region is expected to exceed $10 billion by 2030

Greater Victoria’s rental vacancy rate to rise in 2020: CMHC

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation also predicts fewer housing starts

North Saanich looks to recognize small business and volunteers in 2020

North Saanich Mayor Geoff Orr also said that the district will review several plans, including OCP

New Central Saanich climate goal calls for 4,800 EVs on road by 2030

Central Saanich wants to reduce GHGs by 45 per cent by 2030, up from 35 per cent

Impaired drivers in Britsh Columbia likely to be male, young

Crashes involving impaired driving kill almost 70 people each year

Medical marijuana company ordered to vacate Central Saanich property for a second time

Evergreen Medicinal Supply Inc. must vacate no later than Jan. 31, 2020

A peek at what’s open on Christmas Day

Rick Stiebel News Staff Finding something open other than a gift on…

  • Dec 24, 2019

Restaurant and bar sales dropping in British Columbia

Several provinces saw restaurant and bar sales decline

B.C. sees decrease in job vacancies

Construction sector primarily responsible for the first decline since 2016

Saanich Subway offers free sandwiches to homeless on Christmas Day

The Wilkinson Road location will be offering free sandwiches between 10 and 11 a.m.

  • Dec 23, 2019

Sidney’s Star Cinema to open in new temporary location in the new year

Theatre is still setting up new location after temporarily closing the historic Third Street location on Dec. 8

Holiday office closures won’t impact news coverage

Our team will continue to bring you news 365 days of the year

  • Dec 23, 2019