Who is Saanich Voice Online (SVO)?

We are residents of Saanich and the Peninsula who are wanting a source of news that covers local stories from a citizen journalist perspective. We are particularly interested in stories about smart growth in our region, smart governance and about the people that help to make this area so very special.

Our Mission:

We are devoted to being a news source for the communities of Saanich and the Peninsula and to being a resource for local businesses that have an interest in a fiscal, social and environmentally responsible world. Our mandate is to cover local stories through interviews and investigative citizen journalism. We are committed to check sources, facts and make corrections to our reports when necessary.  Our mission will enhance citizen engagement.  We are committed to having both a print and an online version of SVO.

Our Roots:

SVO is a registered company that incorporated in 2010. Since 2010 SVO has had several publishers but has remained owned, operated, fueled and inspired by residents of Saanich and the Peninsula.

We recognize the need to tell more stories about our neighbourhoods. We hope you will contribute stories, ads, photos and more.


This publication would not be possible without the many volunteers that produce it monthly. Website design: Jamie Renney. Assistant Editors:  The writers.

PUBLISHER – Michele Murphy

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