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Apply to Serve an Advisory Committee, Board or Foundation

The District of Saanich is currently accepting applications from Saanich residents wishing to be involved in local government by sitting as a member of an Advisory Committee, Board or Foundation in 2021. Application deadline: 4:30 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2020. Openings include: Various Advisory Committees (examples: Active Transportation, Arts Culture and Heritage, Environment and Natural… Continue reading Apply to Serve an Advisory Committee, Board or Foundation

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BC Election: Party leaders respond to urban mayors

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes is a member of the BC Urban Mayors' Caucus that asked a number of questions to the leadership of provincial parties. Mayor Haynes hopes that this information will aid Saanich residents in being more informed as they prepare for election day on October 24, 2020.  Read their responses here: BC Urban… Continue reading BC Election: Party leaders respond to urban mayors

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Garden Suites Now Legal in Saanich

It is now legal to construct a garden suite with a permit in Saanich. Garden suites are detached, ground-oriented dwellings located in the rear yard of a property with a single family house as its principal use. Saanich expects this will increase the number and diversity of affordable rental housing units available in Saanich.  A few… Continue reading Garden Suites Now Legal in Saanich

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Pause on Development of University Heights Shopping Centre

The following is an update from the developer, Wesbild on October 7, 2020: “I am reaching out with some new, and disappointing news regarding the future of University Heights Shopping Centre…  Since our presentation to Council on August 24th receiving First Reading (and, thank you to those who shared input with Council leading up to… Continue reading Pause on Development of University Heights Shopping Centre

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Study of Dogs at Cadboro Bay Beach

Update: Saanich Council meeting agenda for May 17, 2021 includes the topic of dogs at Cadboro-Gyro Park. Learn more, including how you can participate, here. Following six months of research and extensive public input, CBRA completed its report on dogs at Cadboro Bay Beach. The report was submitted to Saanich Council on August 31, 2020… Continue reading Study of Dogs at Cadboro Bay Beach

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St. George’s Church Cadboro Bay Christmas Fair, Sat. Nov 23

Our Christmas Fair will be held Sat Nov. 23, 10 am - 2 pm at St. George Church (close to intersection of Maynard St. and Cadboro Bay Rd.). We welcome our neighbours of all ages, for a day packed with community fun, food, shopping, and the scents and sounds of Christmas!  Complimentary coffee served throughout day;… Continue reading St. George’s Church Cadboro Bay Christmas Fair, Sat. Nov 23

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St. George’s Spring Fair, Saturday May 25

Peter Rowand of St. George’s Anglican Church writes: Join us on Saturday May 25 (10:00 - 2:00) for some family fun and building community. We’ll have lots of games, a bouncy castle for the little ones, plus activities and crafts.Bring your pup to show off its tricks in the Dog Show, and compete for a scrumptious treat in… Continue reading St. George’s Spring Fair, Saturday May 25

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Call for performers for St. George’s Xmas Cinderella panto

From St. George’s Anglican Church:  The St George’s Community Theatre is excited to announce the production of a classic pantomime: Cinderella will be performed in the nave of St. George’s Cadboro Bay on the first weekend of December 2019. This will be a fun production that aims to bridge newcomers to the stage, with seasoned professionals. Interested… Continue reading Call for performers for St. George’s Xmas Cinderella panto