Community

Leaf it to Saanich: Fall collection starts Monday

Staff are currently doing dry-runs, testing equipment

Saanich launches upgraded online public service map

Map has various layers including parks and trails, sewer infrastructure and historical sites

PHOTOS: Readers share a flurry of fall photos

October filled with colour, imagination through our readers’ eyes

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Banding the tree to protect against Winter moth
History captured on Oak Bay hydro box
Christmas lights going up on Oak Bay Avenue
Classic 1967 Oak Bay ambulance for sale by owner

Legion pins first Saanich Peninsula poppy to kick off campaign

Poppy proceeds support veterans as well as their families and communities

Saanich marks Tree Appreciation Day with public planting

Volunteers, staff add 25 shade trees to King Alfred Park on Saturday

Sooke museum steam donkey moved to permanent home

Crane used to move nine-ton behemoth a few metres on museum property

Sooke Legion a model for success

As some Legion branches struggle, Sooke remains relevant in the community

Photo gallery: Residents dress up for Halloween on the Avenue

Oak Bay Avenue was closed to cars once again on Thursday for…

  • Nov 1, 2019

Pumpkins away for great causes

West Shore firefighters host weekend fundraisers

  • Nov 1, 2019

PHOTOS: Metchosin Halloween bonfire lights the night

Hundreds of burning pallets light up annual family event

Crash renews Saanich residents’ concern about safety on Tillicum Road

‘These streets are not just traffic arteries, but arteries for families’

Saanich family to host large Halloween party open to all

Guests can expect zombies, Jack Sparrow and fireworks

View Royal garden waste pick up on Saturday

Curbside pick up Nov. 2

  • Oct 31, 2019

Driftwood artist teaches kids age 5 to 12 how to make their own masterpieces

Eleven crabs and four sea turtles emerge from student art study

Coastal hauntings characterize Sooke’s treacherous coastline

Halloween stories of a ghost ship and a haunted lighthouse

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

Conservation group, Saanich urge locals to dump decade-old tradition, not pumpkins

Residents should put pumpkins in green bins, not Mount Douglas Park

  • Oct 31, 2019

Local experts to speak about 50-year vision for Oaklands community

Wednesday’s event is to be fast-paced, free and open to all Greater Victoria residents