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Saanich Archives collects, preserves and provides access to the documentary heritage of Saanich including photographs, documents, maps and plans, oral histories, and pioneer records. We acquire material relating to the Municipality of Saanich as defined by its present legal boundaries as well as its historical boundaries (including pre-1950 Central Saanich).

To begin exploring our photos online, type in the search box above or select a “Browse by” option on the left.

Images from this site may be used for personal research and enjoyment. Other uses are subject to permission requirements.

Images shared online must be credited to Saanich Archives, and image content must not be digitally manipulated in any way (including colorizing).

Questions? Contact us at 250-475-5494 Ext. 3478 or

Our reference room is open for in-person research Monday to Friday, 10 am - 2:30 pm.

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