North Saanich

The population of North Saanich was 11,249 as of the 2016 Census, which was 1.4% percent more than 2011. Its land area is 37 square kilometres. The average age is 50, the second oldest in the Capital Region.

Mayoral Candidates

Website/Social Media

Final Vote Count

Geoff Orr 

Facebook 2,592*
Dorothy Hartshorne Website 1,415


Council Candidates (6)

Website/Social Media

Final Vote Count

Joscelyn Barnard   Acclaimed
Heather Gartshore (incumbent) Facebook Acclaimed
Jack McClintock (incumbent)   Acclaimed
Brett Smth   Acclaimed
Celia Stock (incumbent) Facebook Acclaimed
Murray Weisenberger (incumbent)   Acclaimed

Ballot Question(s):


2014 Results



x Alice Finall 2,416
Dorothy Hartshorne 2,258
Peter Miller 62
David Shebib 23



x Geoff Orr 3,367
x Heather Gartshore 3,248
x Jack Thornburgh 3,000
x Celia Stock       2,938
x Jack McClintock 1,904
x Murray Weisenberger 1,904
Steve Pearce     1,899
Craig Mearns 1,673
Conny McBride 1,601
Dunstan Browne 1,528

2014 Ballot Question(s):

Non-Binding Question: Are you in favour of a study, provincially funded, to investigate the feasibility, costs and implications of amalgamating the three municipalities on the Saanich Peninsula of Sidney, Central Saanich and North Saanich? YES or NO

•Yes – 2,881
•No – 1,727

2014 Voter Turnout: 53.1%​