Saturday, February 27, 2021


Fire Station Saanich 2

Here’s what the new Saanich fire station near Elk Lake could look like (RENDERINGS)

Construction is expected to start later this year.

Human remains found near construction site in Saanich deemed ancestral

The area is known to be active with First Nations remains.
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Cat dies of smoke inhalation after Saanich house fire

Two other cats were rescued.
Christmas Hill Fence

Vandals destroy volunteer-made fence at Christmas Hill in Saanich

Police are looking for witnesses or any information on the crime.
Glanford Park

Saanich Police investigate sexual assault in Glanford Park

Police are urging the public to use caution walking in the area while they investigate.
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Firefighters called as car bursts into flames in Saanich (VIDEO)

No one was injured in the fire.

Driver receives 2-year sentence for hitting girl in Saanich while texting

Tenessa Nikirk was convicted of dangerous driving causing bodily harm in January.

Police no longer believe foul play was involved in Saanich death

A Victoria man’s body was found in a driveway last week.

Take a look inside the most expensive property on Vancouver Island (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Anyone looking for 24.57 acres of oceanfront property?

72-year-old receives 4-month driving ban for repeated distracted driving offences

The suspension is a whopping 4 months long.

The Cadboro Bay Festival is returning to Saanich in early August

You don’t want to miss these spectacular sand castle sculptures!

Saanich Police catch driver tossing lit joint out of car window

They were also speeding in a playground zone 🙄

District of Saanich purchases Kings Park from BC Hydro for $5.5 million

The area is a popular community space.

Man found unconscious at Central Saanich bus stop following serious assault

He is currently in the hospital in “serious condition”.

Man narrowly escapes being crushed after truck rolls backwards in Saanich

The truck rolled over a retaining wall and landed on a parked car.

20-year-old woman in critical condition following hit-and-run in Saanich Monday morning

The driver abandoned their vehicle and was caught fleeing on foot.

Police arrest suspected drunk driver for crashing through wall of Saanich home

The car came to a stop “halfway into the house”

Saanich firefighters extinguish dramatic semi-truck malfunction at University Heights

Smoke was emerging from the vehicle’s engine compartment.

Saanich Police issue warning after multiple people arrested for squatting in RVs

One homeowner noticed a naked man enter his RV.

Province to build new $4.2M Children’s Development Centre in Saanich

The current 53-year-old centre is not up to modern seismic safety standards.

Saanich Fire Department discover likely cause of deadly early morning apartment fire

One woman was killed and two others were injured.

A new bike skills park will be opening in Saanich next year

It may also include a skate track, rope course, bouldering, and more.

Saanich police release photos of armed robberies at two 7-Eleven stores (PHOTOS)

The robbers were wielding guns in both incidents.

Police searching for man who stole woman’s purse in Saanich

The incident took place at around 2:00 a.m. on Thursday

44-year-old woman arrested after stabbing in Central Saanich home Friday

She was arrested by VicPD after fleeing the scene.

Saanich nature sanctuary searching for missing swarm of bees

The queen is on the loose! 👸🐝

Saanich to increase property taxes by 5.2% this year

It’s the highest tax increase in 10 years.

Construction of three new washrooms at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park begins today

Nearly 1.6 million people visit the park each year.
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Sudden death in Gordon Head deemed ‘not suspicious’ by Saanich police

The incident took place on Thursday afternoon.

Cougar sighting reported near Gordon Head Middle School this morning

The possible sighting happened at 6:15 a.m.

Bystanders intervene in domestic abuse incident on Foul Bay Rd

The incident occurred on Thursday.

Lambrick Secondary School and Gordon Head Rec Centre closed following water main break

School staff are remaining with students until parents can pick them up.

Howard the Gnome is packing his bags and moving to this Saanich farm

He’s also going to get a full restoration.

Massive snake spotted several times near Mayfair Shopping Centre

Residents will want to keep an eye out 👀

Red Robin patrons and staff chase down fleeing purse thief

The suspect had previous warrants out for theft.

Retired Saanich Police officer shaves head and raises over $16K for children battling cancer

His recent cancer diagnoses prompted the fundraising.

Saanich police nab prohibited driver with fake license plates on uninsured car

He was arrested, fined, and his car was impounded.

Kids spotted playing ‘darts’ with used needles in a Saanich park

Saanich police removed the needles after responding.

Bystanders save father and daughter from violent carjacking in Saanich

It was the suspect's second attempted carjacking of the night.

Police searching for golf cart stolen from North Saanich business (UPDATED)

The company grows seeds for BC reforestation

Over 2,000 customers have lost power in Saanich

Some residents are starting to feel the cold.

62-year-old pedestrian dies of injuries after being struck by car in Saanich

The collision occurred on Saturday.
Elk/Beaver Lake

CRD issues update on toxic blue-green algae warning for Elk Lake

Beaver Lake is unaffected.

Saanich municipality asking for public’s support in purchasing new land

They're looking to raise $2.75 million.

Police looking to identify man who attacked a BC Transit driver in North Saanich...

The bus driver suffered facial injuries and remains in hospital.