For many, the border between Sidney and North Saanich is a bit of a blur. With 11,300 residents, it’s a great place to live a rural lifestyle, but has the convenience of amenities close by. Horse farms, estates and residential properties dot the landscape. The district offers so many amazing beach accesses such as the famous Coles Beach and stunning Parks including the renown John Dean Park, Horth Hill Park and so many more. If you enjoy boating, North Saanich is the home of multiple marinas such as the Westport Marina, The Deep Cove Marina and the famous Canoe Cove Marina. The municipality is also the home of the Federal Institute of Ocean Sciences and the Canadian Coast Guard.