Steven Heywood

Town of Sidney Town Crier Kenny Podmore.

Mass singing of O Canada set for April 30 in Sidney

Many voices sought for video recording of group song for Canada Day.

Town of Sidney Town Crier Kenny Podmore.
The BC Aviation Museum actively restores its antique and replica aircraft

BC Aviation Museum helping mark 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

North Saanich museum joining others April 9 at Victoria’s Bay Street Armoury.

The BC Aviation Museum actively restores its antique and replica aircraft
The Vimy Ridge Memorial.

Greater Victoria to mark 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Battle of the First World War seen as Canada’s ‘coming of age’ on the world stage.

The Vimy Ridge Memorial.
Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce President Doug Walker

Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce on good ground this year

Chamber focus for 2017 is on member services and improving overall levels of service.

Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce President Doug Walker
Sidney Mayor Steve Price

Construction of Sidney’s new, $10m safety building is under way

Dignitaries break ground Friday; work expected to begin in April, conclude in late 2018.

Sidney Mayor Steve Price
Peninsula Panthers' Head Coach Brad Tippett

Peninsula Panthers sign six hockey players out of camp

Junior B hockey team will stay young, with added 'scaracter'.

Peninsula Panthers' Head Coach Brad Tippett
North Saanich's Nikki Bunn and her dad Chris stand next to the 1956 Chevy Apache they rebuilt together.

North Saanich father-daughter team second in head-to-head truck contest

Nikki and Chris Bunn restored a 1956 Chevy Apache pickup truck.

North Saanich's Nikki Bunn and her dad Chris stand next to the 1956 Chevy Apache they rebuilt together.
The Central Saanich website had this notification up after it was hacked.

Central Saanich, North Saanich municipal websites hacked, held for ransom

No personal information linked to websites, says North Saanich chief administrative officer.

The Central Saanich website had this notification up after it was hacked.
Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars met players from the Peninsula Eagles Midget squad this month

Saanich Peninsula hockey players meet Jamie Benn, Eagles alumni and current NHL star

Midget team gets boost from former Peninsula Minor Hockey product right before provincial tournament.

Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars met players from the Peninsula Eagles Midget squad this month
Central Saanich pilot Paul O'Reilly will join a small group of flyboys in Nieuport 11 biplanes over Vimy Ridge April 9

Central Saanich pilot part of Vimy Ridge 100th anniversary flyover

Paul O'Reilly grounded in France, but will fly the biplane again during cross-Canada tour this year.

Central Saanich pilot Paul O'Reilly will join a small group of flyboys in Nieuport 11 biplanes over Vimy Ridge April 9
Rose Root

HOMEFINDER: Peninsula Realtor not resting on her laurels

Rose Root shares her recipe for success in a challenging real estate market.

Rose Root
Peninsula Panthers’ coach Brad Tippett

Panthers looking to sign young players to local hockey club

Spring camp at Panorama Rec. this weekend; round robin games wrap up Sunday.

Peninsula Panthers’ coach Brad Tippett
BC NDP Leader John Horgan made a stop in Sidney Friday

NDP leader John Horgan says he’ll focus on people

B.C. NDP leader visits Sidney during series of Island stops.

BC NDP Leader John Horgan made a stop in Sidney Friday

OUR VIEW: CPR improves the odds

Getting trained in how to use CPR involves a mindset going into it, that you are determined to act responsibly.

ORCCA board chair Heather Burkett hugs one of the dental program’s participants

Community support bolsters Sidney’s charity dental clinic

Volunteer dentists have seen around 300 young patients since the start of a charitable clinic in Sidney two years ago.

ORCCA board chair Heather Burkett hugs one of the dental program’s participants
Arts groups across B.C. and two on the Saanich Peninsula received grants from the BC Arts Council this month.

Pair of Peninsula groups pin down provincial provisions

BC Arts Council funding lands in Brentwood Bay and Sidney.

Arts groups across B.C. and two on the Saanich Peninsula received grants from the BC Arts Council this month.

OUR VIEW: Votes matter on the Saanich Peninsula

Less than two months from now, B.C. residents will go to the polls to vote in the May 9 provincial election.

A flock of swans peck at each other during their transit from one side of Patricia Bay in North Saanich

Friends of Shoal Harbour hosting bird walk in Sidney

Annual walk and tea Sunday, March 26 highlights the diversity of bird sanctuary.

A flock of swans peck at each other during their transit from one side of Patricia Bay in North Saanich
Lunch with canadidates in Saanich North and the Islands

Lunch with canadidates in Saanich North and the Islands

April 13 provincial candidates luncheon comes with $55 a seat price tag.

Lunch with canadidates in Saanich North and the Islands
The Sidney North Saanich branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library.

Sidney library to get $1.5 million in renovations

Timeline for construction work depends on public survey on library renovation plans.

The Sidney North Saanich branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library.