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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

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Hippo and T-Rex spotted in Langford
Langford resident gets 93rd birthday surprise
Asked about Trump's threats to protesters, Trudeau veers to Canada
Trudeau says PPE coming in but more domestic suppliers needed

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

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  • 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

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  • Dec 23, 2019

Greater Victoria home to more than 2,100 EI recipients in October

Year-to-year, the number of recipients has risen by 12 per cent

Sidney turns down housing project over size, massing after neighbourhood concerns

Would-be developer of project on Sidney’s westside now plans to sell lot

Three Saanich Peninsula organizations receive early Christmas presents

Saanich Marine Rescue Society and and Peninsula Streams Society among community grant recipients

Local MLA Adam Olsen cites family commitments as one of the reasons for not running as leader

Olsen will become interim leader of B.C. Greens on Jan. 6, 2020 when leadership race starts

New report shows violence against Canadian seniors rising

More than 12,000 reports of violence against seniors filed in 2018

Victoria International Airport likely won’t see two-million passengers in 2019

Grounding of Boeing 737-8 MAX in March among the reasons behind the drop

EV fast charger unveiled in Saanich powers coast-to-coast travel by electric vehicle

Petro-Canada’s ‘Electric Highway’ has more than 50 stations from B.C. to N.S.

Central Saanich police interviewing dozens of families over daycare allegations

No charges laid following arrest of Montessori daycare teacher

Lack of volunteers may silence Sidney Classical Orchestra

SCO has already cancelled one of its four shows scheduled for this season