Saanich launches new public engagement platform

January 18, 2024

News Release

For immediate release


Saanich, BC – The District of Saanich is excited to launch its new public engagement platform: HelloSaanich.

“Saanich is thrilled to launch our new engagement platform and we encourage everyone to participate in opportunities to help shape policies and initiatives,” said Mayor Dean Murdock. “Your input is essential to help us understand the perspectives, opinions, and concerns of our valued community. You can register on our new platform to share your thoughts and stay updated on the projects that matter most to you.”

This new tool gives citizens the opportunity to have their say on local projects and initiatives. With evolving needs and the advancement of online engagement, this platform will better facilitate public engagement through more robust tools and a modern, user-friendly design.

HelloSaanich is your place to share, discuss, and collaborate. This platform is designed to be a central hub to share information and receive input and feedback. Participation projects that are currently active are shown on the homepage. Each participation project may have a different mode of engagement, whether it’s adding an idea, commenting on a proposal, voting on and prioritizing projects, or taking a survey. 

Some exciting current projects that the tool showcases include:

  • 2024 budget engagement – learn more about our financial planning process.
  • Quadra McKenzie Study – help shape the plan to guide change over the next 20 years.
  • Capital works projects – learn what new infrastructure is scheduled for your area.
  • Parks projects – check out what park improvements are planned.

Where to start?

Taking part is easy and you can kick off your engagement experience with just a few simple steps:

  1. Register
  2. Complete your profile
  3. View our projects
  4. Choose which projects you wish to follow
  5. Give us your feedback


Check out our question and answer section at!


Media Contact:
Saanich Communications