Archive for February 2013

Reflections of a Citizen Journalist

In 1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono noted the passing of the old year into the new with the simple musical question, “… And what have you done?” On its second anniversary, it also seems natural to look back at some of Saanich Voice Online’s stories and ask, “What next?” Read the rest of this entry »

‘Idle No More’ Comes to Central Saanich

On a cold January morning, the usual roar of traffic from the Pat Bay highway became eerily quiet, as the sound of drums filled the frosty air. Marching forth from Tsawout band offices, native and non-native alike, carried signs protesting the evisceration of people’s rights by the current lawmakers in seats of power. Read the rest of this entry »

Sidney Celebrates Robbie Burns

Although no carousing was evident at the 10th annual Robbie Burns Supper - as the Bard is reputed to have enjoyed - the four hundred plus guests had no trouble imbibing the plentiful food and drink that this occasion is famous for. Read the rest of this entry »

Calling All Hearts

Beacon Community Services, in conjunction with the Peninsula News Review, are sponsoring the 15th annual Hearts of the Community Volunteer Awards 2013. The awards are intended to honour the work of Saanich Peninsula Volunteers, based on nominations from the community. Read the rest of this entry »

Slegg Lumber Opens 10th Location

After over four years of sitting idle, the old Home Hardware site on Keating Cross Road became a hive of activity on Monday January 7th - marking the first opening day for Slegg Lumber. Read the rest of this entry »
Fraser Plumbing
Lifestyle Market
Lana Popham
James Joinery
Rob Fleming
Elizabeth May MP
Getz & Burden
McGinnis Electric
Carnivore tall
Original Fire Creative Studio
Keating Hi-Tech