District of Saanich

Saanich man spots blue-green algae at Prospect Lake Park

The local dog walker raised the alarm on Tuesday, concerned signs aren’t clearly marked

  • Nov 6, 2019

 

Saanich seeks cash from Capital Regional District to preserve Kings Park

Discussion set for CRD’s next Parks and Environment Committee meeting on Nov. 27

  • Nov 6, 2019

 

Garden suites coming soon to Saanich

Work is underway to legalize purpose-built detached garden suite rentals

  • Oct 22, 2019

 

Saanich pilots new, highly reflective road markings

Inlaid thermoplastic lines replaced traditional paint in three locations

Howard the Gnome is coming home to Galey Farms

Saanich council approves height variance request for 26-foot-tall gnome

Oak Bay police nab prolific offender in stolen Saanich work truck

Man barred from driving, wanted by VicPD, charged with numerous offences

District of Saanich staff will move into old Emily Carr library branch building in 2020

Work has begun to removed hazardous materials and prepare the building for renovations

Saanich teams up with BC Hydro for bike park

Construction set to start next year

  • Jun 11, 2019

Saanich councillor accuses colleagues of working outside the ‘public eye’

Coun. Nathalie Chambers says process behind proposed housing forum ‘has run afoul of good governance’

Cannabis industry leader says Saanich letting revenue go up in smoke

BC Independent Cannabis Association president says cautious approach has cost Saanich

Saanich budget brings 5.37 per cent tax increase

Support was unanimous, but public also heard reservations from Couns. Harper and Taylor

Councillor wants to see concrete action after Saanich declares climate emergency

Coun. Nathalie Chambers doesn’t want declaration to be mere ‘lip-service’

Saanich falls short of climate goals

Under current projections, Saanich will have cut its emissions by seven per cent in 2020

Saanich council votes for salary increase

Councillors’ 11.47 per cent increase in response to changes in federal tax law

EDITORIAL: Time to take aim at regional police force

With discussions on the amalgamation of the 13 Capital Region communities seemingly…

  • Mar 19, 2019

Victoria amalgamation committee meeting for first time

The citizen’s assembly standing committee will hold its inaugural meeting on Tuesday

Community leader calls on Saanich to directly spend money on affordable housing

Teale Phelps Bondaroff calls for “dedicated funds” to support affordable housing

In-coming Saanich police chief will earn approximately $230,000

Deputy Chief Scott Green will assume his new position on Aug. 1, taking over from Bob Downie

Local powers say a regionalized police force needed for Greater Victoria

VicPD, Victoria, Esquimalt and Grumpy Taxpayer$ argue for police amalgamation