Saanich Council Supports Secondary Suites

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010

SAANICH ONE STEP CLOSER TO ALLOWING SECONDARY SUITES CFAX 1070 – Apr 14, 2010 TUESDAY NIGHT COUNCIL ENDORSED A MOTION THAT MOVES THE MUNICIPALITY FORWARD IN THE LONG DISCUSSED ISSUE OF SECONDARY SUITES. SAANICH COUNCILOR DEAN MURDOCK IS HAPPY ABOUT THIS BUT SAYS THERE ARE STILL SOME CHALLENGES INCLUDING NOISE, OWNER OCCUPANCY AND PARKING “So […]

CREST partners must work together

Posted by on Mar 24, 2010

SAANICH COUNCILLOR SAYS CREST PARTNERS NEED TO WORK TOGETHER CFAX 1070 – March 23, 2010 ONE SAANICH COUNCILLOR SAYS HE DISAGREES WITH THE CREST BOARD THAT VICTORIA HAS TO GO ALONE ON THE COSTS FOR A NEW EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION SYSTEM. DEAN MURDOCK SAYS PARTNERS ALL INVESTED IN THIS TOGETHER AND ONE MEMBER ISN’T SATISFIED SO […]

Pesticides ban becomes bylaw

Posted by on Jan 28, 2010

SAANICH BANS COSMETIC PESTICIDE USE CFAX1070 SAANICH COUNCIL HAS GIVEN FINAL READING TO A BY-LAW THAT EFFECTIVELY BANS THE USE OF COSMETIC PESTICIDES ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES. DEAN MURDOCK WAS ONE OF THE LEADING VOICES ON COUNCIL CALLING FOR THE LEGISLATION… “It makes a change in favour of protecting the environment, and mitigating some of the […]

Non-essential pesticides banned

Posted by on Dec 17, 2009

Saanich bans pesticides By Kim Westad, Times Colonist Saanich gardeners won’t be allowed to use non-essential pesticides this spring. The municipality has banned the use of so-called cosmetic pesticides because of their negative effect on the environment. The ban was initially scheduled to go into effect January 2011, but when Coun. Dean Murdock suggested it […]

Banning Pesticides in Saanich

Posted by on Dec 17, 2009

Popular pesticides restricted from Saanich next spring By Keith Vass – Saanich News If you’re still using pesticides on your property be warned. Your neighbours wil be able to do more than cast disparaging looks at you next spring. Saanich council has passed a bylaw severely restricting the use of chemical pesticides. Under the new […]