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Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. It is located on the Saanich Peninsula. The district began as a farming community, and many hobby farms, along with a handful of small working farms and vineyards, still exist. In recent decades, the area has seen increasing residential, commercial, and industrial development, especially around the neighbourhoods of Brentwood Bay and Saanichton, which are occasionally referred to as separate communities.The area's best-known tourist attractions are the Butchart Gardens, located in the Brentwood Bay area and Island View Beach.The mayor of Central Saanich is former district councillor Ryan Windsor. Municipal councillors last elected in 2014 include Niall Paltiel, Carl Jensen, Alicia Cormier, Bob Thompson, Christopher Graham, and Zeb King.Neighbourhoods of Central Saanich Brentwood Bay Island View SaanichtonKeatingTanner Ridge (also Saanich)Famous ResidentsJamie Benn, ice hockey winger for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). Central Saanich is in Victoria Capital Regional District. Make Central Saanich central to your Canada travel plans using our Canada day trip planning tool .
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