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Saanich explores options for adding shelters to parks

Covered areas would encourage safe outdoor socializing during rainy season

 

Saanich council to look at adding park shelters for safe outdoor socializing during adverse weather

Covered areas would permit safe socializing during ‘endless rain’ season, resident says

 

Excess soil from McKenzie interchange repurposed into berm, walking path

Landscaping, trees to be added this fall, ministry says

Sooke mother calls for action after 15-year-old poked by discarded syringe in Saanich park

Discarded needle poke in Saanich park points to need for safe disposal options: SOLID

Sooke Bluffs staircase closed due to rot

District to consider replacement for ‘high risk’ staircase in fall

North Okanagan man chains himself to tree in protest of construction

Crews began work clearing space for a new facility Thursday, Aug. 6

BC Parks considering a day-use pass system for popular locations to avoid overcrowding

Although some parks have reopened, B.C.’s busiest parks have remained shut

Colwood asking for public input on master plan for parks and recreation

Feedback will help guide next 10 years of improvements

Sooke resident rallies for dog park

Sooke council invites feedback on parks and trails master plan draft

Saanich extends deadline for $2.75-million Kings Park fundraising

In wake of pandemic, council pushes the deadline to March 31, 2021

Campers can get one site for the price of two in BC Parks this summer

B.C. campers disgruntled by full rates being charged for half-capacity double campsites

Saanich looks at allowing alcohol in parks after North Vancouver gives the green light

Bylaw allowing liquor in parks ‘a very positive idea,’ mayor says

Saanich residents sound alarm after second owl dies of rat poison

Great Horned Owl found in Kings Park killed by three rodenticides

B.C. residents can now reserve a provincial campsite for a stay starting June 1

Campsite reservations will only be available to British Columbians

Parking, trampling among growing concerns as attendance rises in Saanich park

‘The park is really suffering,’ says Mount Douglas Park advocate

Most of B.C.’s provincial parks to reopen today, visitors asked to physically distance

Overnight camping and the rest of the day-use facilities could return in June

Saanich playgrounds, sports courts, recreation centres won’t reopen right away

District following advice of province on safe, gradual plan for reopening

First parks reopen in Sooke after coronavirus closures

Parks gates open at 4 p.m. Friday, say officials