Here are some of our favourite articles that appeared in the Saanich News this year. The answer may not be on the tip of your tongue but six-year-old Callaghan McLaughlin knows. McLaughlin, who wants to be an engineer when he grows up, was looking for something to do with schools closed and wanted to start a lemonade stand. McLaughlin became a local celebrity after starting the stand and is enjoying being famous. The end is in sight for Saanich residents fighting for the right to open a roadside farm stand or build a detached garden suite on their property.
'A frightening incident': Man arrested for breaking into Saanich home while owner inside
How to find love in Victoria, where single women outnumber men | Times Colonist
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How to find love in Victoria, where single women outnumber men
Finding love in Victoria can be as challenging for men as women, despite what statistics show, says a local author. According to Statistics Canada, in the census, women outnumbered men at 52 per cent of the population over the age of 15 in Greater Victoria. Of the , single residents, 56 per cent were women. Divorced, separated and widowed women also outnumbered men. However, there were more men who had never been married or in a common-law relationship.
Saanich police were called to a home in the block of Burnside Road West on Wednesday after a resident called to report a break-in just after 9 a. The resident told police that they could hear someone rummaging through their belongings after breaking in through their basement door. The homeowner fled the building and stayed in a safe location while calling police and describing the suspect.