Peninsula News Staff

Three recent flights through the Victoria International Airport had COVID-19 cases onboard. (Black Press Media file photo)

Three flights through Victoria report COVID-19 onboard

Flights Oct. 30, Oct. 31, Nov. 7 from Vancouver

Three recent flights through the Victoria International Airport had COVID-19 cases onboard. (Black Press Media file photo)
A few hundred residents gathered with veterans outside Sidney Municipal Hall Nov. 11 to remember all those who have served Canada in war. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Hundreds remember the sacrifices of veterans at Sidney’s Remembrance Day ceremony

A few hundred residents paid their respects outside the Sidney cenotaph Nov. 11

A few hundred residents gathered with veterans outside Sidney Municipal Hall Nov. 11 to remember all those who have served Canada in war. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Police are looking to speak with any witnesses after a teen was grabbed Sunday evening in Central Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)

Central Saanich police looking for suspect after teen grabbed

Officers seeking witnesses, dashcam footage of Nov. 7 incident

Police are looking to speak with any witnesses after a teen was grabbed Sunday evening in Central Saanich. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Spirit of Vancouver Island ferry has been down since Sept. 28, when its starboard gearbox stopped functioning properly. (Black Press Media file photo)

Main ferry almost ready to return to Victoria to Vancouver route

BC Ferries’ Spirit of Vancouver Island has been out of commission since Sept. 28

The Spirit of Vancouver Island ferry has been down since Sept. 28, when its starboard gearbox stopped functioning properly. (Black Press Media file photo)
Passengers on an Air Canada flight through Victoria Oct. 30 may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

COVID-19 reported on two flights through Victoria

Oct. 30 flight from Vancouver and Oct. 23 flight from Calgary affected

Passengers on an Air Canada flight through Victoria Oct. 30 may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
A boat seen sinking in Patricia Bay, near the Canadian Coast Guard station in North Saanich. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Sunken sailboat off Saanich Peninsula a low risk to pollute, Coast Guard says

The unoccupied boat was reported sinking in Patricia Bay on Oct. 28

A boat seen sinking in Patricia Bay, near the Canadian Coast Guard station in North Saanich. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Listed at $18.75 million, 8338 West Saanich Rd. is one of the most expensive homes for sale in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy Engel & Volkers Oak Bay)

Greater Victoria homes continue to push prices up in luxury real estate market

Two Saanich Peninsula homes top Greater Victoria’s high-end listings

Listed at $18.75 million, 8338 West Saanich Rd. is one of the most expensive homes for sale in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy Engel & Volkers Oak Bay)
Central Saanich firefighters will be back in action in Centennial Park this Halloween with their annual bonfire and fireworks display. (Central Saanich Fire/Twitter)

Central Saanich firefighters igniting Halloween fun

Annual bonfire, fireworks back this Sunday in Centennial Park

Central Saanich firefighters will be back in action in Centennial Park this Halloween with their annual bonfire and fireworks display. (Central Saanich Fire/Twitter)
An aerial view of BC Ferries’ Swartz Bay terminal. (Black Press Media file photo)

Morning, early afternoon BC Ferries sailings full between Victoria, Vancouver

Monday storm causing busy day of travel for ferry passengers

An aerial view of BC Ferries’ Swartz Bay terminal. (Black Press Media file photo)
Several flights flying out and into Kelowna International Airport have been delayed, many coming from Vancouver, Calgary or Edmonton. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

COVID-19 reported on 2 flights through Victoria

Oct. 16, 17 flights between Calgary and Victoria added to B.C. CDC exposure list

Several flights flying out and into Kelowna International Airport have been delayed, many coming from Vancouver, Calgary or Edmonton. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)
Multiple BC Ferries sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen have been cancelled Oct. 25 due to strong winds. (Black Press Media file photo)
Multiple BC Ferries sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen have been cancelled Oct. 25 due to strong winds. (Black Press Media file photo)
Passengers flying through the Victoria International Airport continue to risk exposure to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 detected on 3 flights through Victoria

Flights included Oct. 13 from Calgary, Oct. 12 from Vancouver, Oct. 10 from Edmonton

Passengers flying through the Victoria International Airport continue to risk exposure to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sidney resident Ingrid Shaw’s Thanksgiving display in her front garden. (Courtesy of Ingrid Shaw)

Seasonal garden display inspires creativity, smiles in Sidney

Ingrid Shaw enjoys the fun of decorating for each season

Sidney resident Ingrid Shaw’s Thanksgiving display in her front garden. (Courtesy of Ingrid Shaw)
A Victoria woman was arrested on Saturday (Oct. 9) after allegedly trying to steal a passenger’s cell phone at the Swartz Bay terminal and then reportedly threatened ferry staff members with a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria woman arrested after reportedly threatening BC Ferries staff with knife

The incident occurred at the Swartz Bay terminal on Oct. 9

A Victoria woman was arrested on Saturday (Oct. 9) after allegedly trying to steal a passenger’s cell phone at the Swartz Bay terminal and then reportedly threatened ferry staff members with a knife. (Black Press Media file photo)
A two-vehicle collision on the Pat Bay Highway was affecting southbound traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Two-vehicle collision in Central Saanich disrupts morning traffic

Two sent to hospital as ‘precautionary measure’ after Pat Bay Highway crash

A two-vehicle collision on the Pat Bay Highway was affecting southbound traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
LAU,WELNEW/John Dean Provincial Park celebrated 100 years since its donation from John Dean and a brass band played at the park for passersby to enjoy. (Photo courtesy of Maureen Dale)

Celebration takes hikers by surprise in North Saanich

Friends of John Dean Park Society commemorate past 100 years

LAU,WELNEW/John Dean Provincial Park celebrated 100 years since its donation from John Dean and a brass band played at the park for passersby to enjoy. (Photo courtesy of Maureen Dale)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Police seek dashcam footage, witnesses after pedestrian hit in North Saanich

Injured person in stable condition, RCMP say

(Black Press Media file photo)
North Saanich and Sidney firefighters responded to a possible chimney fire at the Island Nut Roastery on Mills Road shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 7). (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Fire reports send crews to 2 Sidney businesses

Fires reported at Island Nut Roastery and Pizza Hut in Sidney Thursday (Oct. 7)

North Saanich and Sidney firefighters responded to a possible chimney fire at the Island Nut Roastery on Mills Road shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 7). (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control continues to report COVID-19 cases on flights through Victoria. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

4 more flights through Victoria report COVID-19 onboard

One flight from Montreal, one from Edmonton, two from Calgary impacted

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control continues to report COVID-19 cases on flights through Victoria. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
Thanksgiving sailings are expected to be busier than usual while the Spirit of Vancouver Island ferry is being repaired. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries asks for patience over Thanksgiving weekend with main vessel out of service

Mechanical issues limiting capacity on Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay route

Thanksgiving sailings are expected to be busier than usual while the Spirit of Vancouver Island ferry is being repaired. (Black Press Media file photo)