UPDATE TO ONGOING POLICE INCIDENT ON SHELBOURNE STREET

The investigation continues into an ongoing incident at a bank in Saanich that began yesterday. Two suspects are deceased and six officers from the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT) …

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SUSPECTS DECEASED, MULTIPLE GVERT OFFICERS SHOT DURING ONGOING INCIDENT

Two suspects are deceased and several members of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT) have been transported to hospital during an ongoing incident at a bank in Saanich today. …

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PEDESTRIAN STRUCK AT CROSSWALK ON BURNSIDE RD W

Saanich Police’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating after a 17-year-old was struck in a crosswalk on Burnside Rd West last night. On Thursday, June 23, 2022, just before 9 p.m. …

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POLICE TEAM UP TO ADDRESS CRIME ON WATERS OF CADBORO BAY

Over the past several months the Saanich Police Department has been hearing from the residents of Cadboro Bay and the marine community of concerns about criminal activities being carried out …

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DANGEROUS OPERATION OF MOTORCYCLES ON HIGHWAY 17

At least three motorcycles, excessively speeding and weaving in and out of traffic on Highway 17, prompted over a dozen 9-1-1 calls to police Monday evening. On Monday, June 6 …

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WALLETS STOLEN DURING DISTRACTION THEFTS

Two women had their wallets stolen from their vehicles during a “distraction theft” scheme at separate parking lots in Saanich over the past few days. On Saturday, June 4, 2022, …

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Diversity Statement

We are committed to celebrating the rich diversity of people in our community. We are guided by the principle that embracing diversity enriches the lives of all people. We all share the responsibility for creating an equitable and inclusive community and for addressing discrimination in all forms.

Traditional Territory Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the District of Saanich lies within the territories of the lək ʷəŋən peoples represented by the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations and the W SÁNEĆ peoples represented by the W JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip), BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin), SȾÁUTWW (Tsawout), W SIḴEM (Tseycum) and MÁLEXEȽ (Malahat) Nations.

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