Steven Heywood

Population jumps in Peninsula communities

2016 Census data shows increase in people and homes in Sidney, Central Saanich and North Saanich.

Sidney BIA seeks to renew for another five years

Promotions and marketing organization to collect $297,950 in 2018; counter petition under way.

Central Saanich’s Butler Brothers: A concrete business plan

Butler Bros. employees between 78 and 100 people, with an annual payroll of approximately $3.8 to $4.5 million.

Sidney’s Family Day long weekend Lego fest starts Saturday

There’s a decidedly Lego flavour to Sidney’s celebrations, with professional and amateur builders alike.

New plate holders mark Sidney’s celebration of Canada 150

Sales are a fundraiser for a Canada 150 legacy project at the new skate park.

OUR VIEW: Diggin’ out of the snow

That’s the thing about snow here on the Island. It can bring out the best in people.

OUR VIEW: Let youth lead the way forward

As a youth organization, cadets of every stripe have a lot of good things going for them.

North Saanich’s Arbutus Grove Nursery keeps on growing

Tour of Industry: Third in a series of articles on Saanich Peninsula businesses.

Raising the village in Saanichton

Saanichton Village Association about to change direction after a decade of boosting interest in the local hub.

Investment key to Sidney’s Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems

Tour of Industry: Second in a series of articles on Peninsula businesses.

HOMEFINDER: Saanich Peninsula Cohousing group seeks dedicated people

Saanich Peninsula Cohousing needs early investors to advance their intentional housing concept.

Construction of Sidney’s new skate park begins Monday

New skateboard park in Tulista Park to replace existing one next to the Pat Bay Highway.

Industry tour opens at North Saanich’s Canoe Cove Marina

Tour of Industry: First in a series of articles on Peninsula businesses in 8th annual Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce tour.

Polluted Sidney pond finds support from feds

Transport Canada finds money to create a Reay Creek Pond reclamation plan by the end of March.

OUR VIEW: The long and winding trail

Ever wonder why it can sometimes take forever for the wheels of local government to make a single turn?

Saanich Peninsula cohousing plans poised for progress

After 11 months, the Saanich Peninsula Cohousing group is poised to take the next step towards building new homes.

Pickleball gets a boost in North Saanich

District will spend $120,000 on four new pickleball courts in Wain Park.

Sidney Gateway development plan not expected until March

Application permit to come first, followed by 40-day review by the Town of Sidney.

Record passenger volune at Victoria airport spurs growth

Parking demand continues to outpace growth at the airport.

Young North Saanich cyclist has eyes on high-level competition

A day doesn’t go by right now, when Megan Barnes isn’t riding her bike or working on ways to ride better, or faster.