Nick Murray

Think-tank’s B.C. school rankings given failing grade by educators

Fraser Institute rates province’s schools, critics say criteria too narrow

Freedom of Speech group criticizes UBC for charging Jenn Smith backers ‘security fees’

Group says UBC not alone in practice, which amounts to ‘censorship tactic’

Biker flees Central Saanich police, gets slapped with $700 in fines

Silver motorcycle impounded after driver caught doing a 120 km/h in residential areas

Peninsula foodbank at ‘all-time low’

House of Lily Koi step in with $2,480 donation to help dwindling food stocks

Sidney Seaside race saved after new organizer steps in

2019 race had been shelved, new organizers now seeking two charities to receive all pledge money

Five Peninsula churches celebrate the bounties of the vine at Wine Fest

Aug. 10 charity event features music, appies, silent auction and classic cars

Ford and Friends car show rolls into Central Saanich

Over 200 cars coming to Heritage Acres park July 14 for annual show and shine

Bazan Bay beach cleanup nets plastic, tires and an Atlantic lobster

Peninsula Streams Society and Sidney Rotary Club host beach cleanup

Sidney businessman, author to be posthumously inducted into BC Aviation Hall of Fame

Local Jack McNeill flew planes then ran Boondocks, Mary’s Bleue Moon and Theo’s Place

Edie Daponte set to take Edith Piaf show on eight-city B.C. tour

Under Paris Skies to be performed after busy summer season wraps

Women in recovery to benefit from Sidney Rotary Club raffle

Umbrella Society and the Mustard Seed Food Network to benefit from online raffle’s proceeds

Green fingers needed to help grow veggies on Newman Farm

Farmlands Trust Society calling for volunteers on two dates this summer

Military Police welcomes bikers to join their gang as they blast across Canada

Motorcycle riders welcome to join any part of coast-to-coast relay

Kids bored already? Check out the CRD’s nature walks for a squawkin’ good time

Herons, story time and nature walks on offer this July

Educators told to teach more Indigenous lessons – what does that mean in practise?

New teaching standard requires teachers to ‘commit to truth, reconciliation and healing’

Sooke-area Scouts Jamboree expected to cause BC ferry travel congestion

BC Ferries warns July 6 and 13 sailings to be affected

Eligible B.C. families to receive Climate Credit cash boost

Climate Action Tax Credit offsets carbon taxes and is now being increased

Fundraiser for double-amputee Ecuadorean dancer nets $7,000

Peninsula community and business support kick-starts prosthetic leg fund drive

Volunteers needed for Bazan Bay beach clean

Rotary Club of Sidney providing light refreshment and equipment for Saturday’s event

Island View Nursery under quarantine after single plant found with infected spores

Infected plant believed to have come from the U.S., through mainland supplier