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Authorities should avoid harsh response to new homeless camp in Saanich

Unfortunately, authorities appear less tolerant towards the newest homeless camp in Saanich.

Saanich offers land for housing for the homeless

Unclear many units of supportive housing the province will build in Saanich

Religious institutions in Saanich may have to justify their permissive tax exemptions

Non-profit organizations including religious institutions in Saanich may have to justify their…

Saanich seeks power to lower speed limits

Saanich will have the power to lower speed limits to 30 km/h under changes

Saanich endorses plan for food production on Panama Flats

Coun. Dean Murdock wants next council to follow through on idea

Saanich approves plan that features 16-storey residential tower

Despite public concern about height and political accounability, council approves Nigel Valley Action Plan

Saanich mayoral candidates in middle of legal dispute prepare for first face off

Mayor Richard Atwell and Coun. Fred Haynes will be among four mayoral candidates Thursday’s forum

Public to comment on Nigel Valley development in Saanich

Saanich residents will have their say today about a new housing development…

Lawyer for Victoria homeless camp questions offer by Saanich Police

John Heaney says breaking up camp puts people at risk because it seperates them from support

Plastic bags to be banned in Saanich by June 2020

Council approved the timeline that clears a path for Saanich to follow Victoria’s ban of single-use plastic bags

Saanich Monday to debate ban of single-use plastic bags

Monday’s discussion will take place during the first full council meeting in nearly a month

Residents near new Saanich homeless camp indifferent, sympathetic to new neighbours

The new camp appeared Sept. 14 after Saanich Police shut down Camp Namegans following a court ruling

Residents of new homeless camp in Saanich expect crackdown from province

New homeless camp opposite Uptown bears same name as former homeless camp at Regina Park.

Saanich Mayor insists he never served as director of Amalgamation Yes

Mayoral rival Coun. Fred Haynes questions Richard Atwell’s defensiveness

Province asks new Saanich homeless camp near Uptown to disperse

Camp received notice Saturday from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to vacate

Demand for private pot retail licenses appears to be a bust

As of August 30, LCRB has received 17 applications from Vancouver Island.

Saanich mayoral candidate says dispute between rival takes away from policy issues

Rob Wickson says dispute between Mayor Richard Atwell and Coun. Fred Haynes distracts.

Saanich’s homeless camp ends, as residents plan rally Friday

A group of homeless individuals are planning their next move Friday morning…

Saanich activist charges police with “cruel and inhumane” approach towards homeless camp

Ashley Mollison of Alliance Against Displacement calls for 24-hour-vigil outside Regina Park.

Documents contradict Saanich Mayor Atwell in legal dispute with Coun. Fred Haynes

Documents obtained by the Saanich News appear to show that incumbent Saanich…