Boosting engagement and participation by making voting more accessible

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014
Boosting engagement and participation by making voting more accessible

Saanich gets creative to woo more voters in fall election July 16, 2014 The District of Saanich will be rolling out more options to increase voter turnout in November’s municipal election. Council voted this week to reinstate mobile voting stations, which had been replaced by mail-in ballots in 2011. Both options will now be available […]

Thank You!!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011

Thank you, Saanich! It’s an honour to have your support for another term as your Saanich Councillor!

Proud to be endorsed by Conservation Voters of BC

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011

Conservation Voters of BC announces 2011 municipal endorsements November 15, 2011 – Today the Conservation Voters of BC announced its endorsements for the upcoming November 19th municipal elections in BC. Conservation Voters of BC has a proven track record of helping elect environmental champions across party lines. “It’s really inspiring to see so many strong […]

Saanich Food Security

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011

Murdock wants Saanich’s green roofs for urban farming

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release November 15, 2011 Murdock wants Saanich’s green roofs for urban farming Victoria – Saanich Councillor Dean Murdock thinks one of the best places to grow crops in Saanich could be up on the roof. Murdock wants to see Saanich Council introduce rooftop gardens as a suggested amenity for large-scale developments […]

Aligned with Dogwood’s values

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011

Saanich Elections The Saanich municipal election is shaping up to be one of the tightest races in the region. We’re focusing on Saanich because it is a regional powerhouse and has a huge influence over how the entire region manages its air, land and water. Our mayors and councilors have a lot of power. For […]

How do candidates get their names out?

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011

Getting a name out a sign of the times Kim Westad, Times Colonist Shellie Gudgeon is the owner of two successful restaurants in a city known for eating new places alive. But those challenges aren’t nearly as daunting as running for Victoria council, said the 48-year-old restaurateur who is running for one of eight seats. […]

Saanich News: Light rail

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011

We asked the Saanich mayor and council candidates to provide their thoughts and strategies on light-rail transit along the Douglas Street corridor. Dean Murdock, council candidate: The proposed light rail plan was unanimously supported by Mayor and Council because of its economic, social, and environmental benefits. I support the plan and want to see an […]

Saanich News: Traffic

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011

We asked the Saanich mayor and council candidates to provide their thoughts and strategies on the transportation issues in Saanich (outside of the light rail discussion). Dean Murdock, council candidate: Traffic is a concern for most of the residents I talk to on the doorstep. We can reduce congestion with improved public transit service that […]