Saanich News Staff

A driver stopped by Saanich police following a road rage incident on April 15 was found to be impaired, in violation of a license restriction and in a damaged vehicle. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Road rager fails breathalyzer on busy B.C. highway in vehicle he shouldn’t be driving

Saanich police say man was operating vehicle without required ignition lock

A driver stopped by Saanich police following a road rage incident on April 15 was found to be impaired, in violation of a license restriction and in a damaged vehicle. They received a 90-day driving prohibition and a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
April 11 to 17 is Emergency Management BC’s Tsunami Preparedness Week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tsunami preparation in the forefront across Greater Victoria

Tsunami Preparedness Week runs April 11 to 17

April 11 to 17 is Emergency Management BC’s Tsunami Preparedness Week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Fire Department on the scene after a car crashed into the Walmart in Uptown. (Photo courtesy Dan Wood)

UPDATED: Saanich firefighters free trapped workers at Uptown Walmart

Incident reported as explosion after driver rammed through wall

Saanich Fire Department on the scene after a car crashed into the Walmart in Uptown. (Photo courtesy Dan Wood)
Saanich police are investigating after a small dog was mauled and their was owner bitten in Mount Douglas Park by a large, off-leash dog April 6. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)

UPDATED: Pup put down after being mauled by large, off-leash dog in Saanich park

Owner turned themself in after incident at Mount Doug Park

Saanich police are investigating after a small dog was mauled and their was owner bitten in Mount Douglas Park by a large, off-leash dog April 6. (Photo via the Saanich Police Department)
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New electric vehicle maintenance program coming to Camosun College

Program designed to provide students with ‘marketable skills’, ease transition to EVs, MLA says

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(Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police warn parents after driver attempts to engage girl out walking

Teen runs away from suspect police say may have been intoxicated

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(Black Press Media file photo)

Island homeowners slapped with hefty fines for indoor gatherings

Two separate Saanich gatherings in violation of COVID-19 restrictions cost hosts $2,300 each

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Nobody was injured in a house fire on Parker Avenue Sunday morning. (Photo: Saanich Fire Department)

Nobody injured in Parker Avenue house fire in Saanich on Sunday

A crew of 19 firefighters extinguished the fire by just after 7 a.m.

Nobody was injured in a house fire on Parker Avenue Sunday morning. (Photo: Saanich Fire Department)
The driver of this vehicle was stopped by police for stunt driving while under the influence of alcohol on March 25 and was issued a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Police impound two vehicles, ticket drivers for stunting in Saanich

Third driver’s vehicle impounded for excessive speeding

The driver of this vehicle was stopped by police for stunt driving while under the influence of alcohol on March 25 and was issued a 30-day vehicle impound. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
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Saanich police seek dashcam footage to assist search for suspect in daytime robbery

Incident occurred at M&M Food Market on Burnside Road West on March 7

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Saanich School District's Children's Development Centre will soon be replaced, following an announcement Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from the province's Ministry of Education. The province will be spending $3.7 million to help build a new facility. (Google Maps)

School for struggling youth under construction in Saanich

Replacement of Children’s Development Centre features expanded mental health resources

Saanich School District's Children's Development Centre will soon be replaced, following an announcement Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from the province's Ministry of Education. The province will be spending $3.7 million to help build a new facility. (Google Maps)
A Saanich resident found a dead bird snagged in a rat trap on her front lawn one morning. (Courtesy of Lynda Bell)

Saanich resident concerned after rat trap snags songbird instead

Lynda Bell found the trap on her lawn one morning

A Saanich resident found a dead bird snagged in a rat trap on her front lawn one morning. (Courtesy of Lynda Bell)
Saanich police impounded a Corvette on Thursday (March 11) afternoon after the driver was caught going 100 km/h in 50 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Corvette impounded in Saanich after driver caught going 50 km/h over limit

Saanich police clock driver going 100 km/h in 50-zone

Saanich police impounded a Corvette on Thursday (March 11) afternoon after the driver was caught going 100 km/h in 50 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
The University of Victoria has said some of its students were impacted by an off-campus exposure to COVID-19 last weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)

University of Victoria students impacted by off-campus COVID-19 exposure

UVic has not specified where the exposure occurred

The University of Victoria has said some of its students were impacted by an off-campus exposure to COVID-19 last weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)
A COVID-19 vaccination clinic, operated by Island Health, has opened at the University of Victoria’s McKinnon Gym. (Photo courtesy of UVic)

COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens at University of Victoria

Clinic is staffed and operated by Island Health

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic, operated by Island Health, has opened at the University of Victoria’s McKinnon Gym. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
A pedestrian pushing two children in a stroller was struck by a driver while crossing a Highway 1 off-ramp at Burnside Road West on Feb. 24. (Google Streetview)

Pedestrian with two children in stroller struck in Saanich crosswalk

No serious injuries reported, driver issued $167 ticket under Motor Vehicle Act, police say

A pedestrian pushing two children in a stroller was struck by a driver while crossing a Highway 1 off-ramp at Burnside Road West on Feb. 24. (Google Streetview)
Ancestral human remains were found at a Saanich construction site Feb. 22. (Black Press Media file photo)

Ancestral human remains discovered at Saanich construction site

Remains show cause of death likely not natural

Ancestral human remains were found at a Saanich construction site Feb. 22. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police arrested one person Monday night after they removed their monitoring bracelet and attacked officers.(Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect arrested after removing monitoring bracelet, attacking Saanich police

Police say suspect threw knives, scissors and bear spray canisters

Saanich police arrested one person Monday night after they removed their monitoring bracelet and attacked officers.(Black Press Media file photo)
Jessie Goodale, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, was arrested Feb. 17 in Saanich. (Nanaimo RCMP handout)

Nanaimo man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Saanich

Saanich police located and arrested Jessie Goodale

Jessie Goodale, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, was arrested Feb. 17 in Saanich. (Nanaimo RCMP handout)
Saanich police are looking for suspects after an attempted robbery in the 5300-block of Cordova Bay Road. (Google Maps)

Police seek witnesses to attempted robbery in Saanich plaza

Suspect attempted to take woman’s handbag before fleeing

Saanich police are looking for suspects after an attempted robbery in the 5300-block of Cordova Bay Road. (Google Maps)