Year in Review: The Saanich Peninsula shines in front of the camera
The Victoria Royals honoured Saanichton’s Micah Zandee-Hart, who was in attendance showing off her gold medal from Beijing. Zandee-Hart is the first B.C.-born player to hit the ice for Canada’s women’s hockey team at a Winter Olympics. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media) Panther Kyle Brown lifts the Brent Patterson Memorial Trophy after the Peninsula Panthers came from behind to win Game 6 against the Oceanside Generals 4-3 in overtime on April 1 to claim the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League Championship. (Christian J. Stewart Photography/Submitted) A large crowd gathers on Beacon Avenue for Sidney’s 2022 Remembrance Day ceremony. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff) Lindsey and Grayson Drakeley attend the launch of Help Fill A Dream and Country Grocer’s 2022 holiday campaign at Eurosa Farms. (Brendan Mayer/News Staff) George Burnside shows off his own personalized hell on wheels, a 1965 Ford Fairlane 500 Sport Coupe just before Halloween 2022. For the soft-spoken chef, the vehicle has become a tool to overcome his alcoholism. (Wolf Depner/News Staff) One-year-old Hudson appears somewhat overwhelmed but nonetheless in the spirit of Halloween as Beacon Avenue in Sidney closed down for Treat Street Oct. 31. (Wolf Depner/News Staff) Sidney town crier Kenny Podmore leads the procession down Beacon Avenue as part of a ceremony organized by the Town of Sidney to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her funeral. Podmore has in the past issued several proclamations on behalf of the Queen, including in 2002 during her visit to Victoria. (Wolf Depner/News Staff) Riley and Bobby Eng, with their son Arrow, were among the 2,500-plus visitors to Sidney’s Farmer Market held Sunday, May 8. The market operated in 2022 out of Mary Winspear Centre’s parking lot. (Wolf Depner/News Staff) Michael Goodchild, executive director of the Sidney Museum and Archives, stands next to the permanent LEGO display at the facility displaying a seaside town. The museum’s popular LEGO exhibition featuring more than 800 kits opens Dec. 1 and runs until March 31, 2023. (Wolf Depner/News Staff) Elder May Sam at her home in Central Saanich. (Arnold Lim/Black Press Media)
A look back at some of our favourite moments from 2022 captured on camera.
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Year in Review