COPACS 2021-22

Supporting SD63 Saanich 
Parents' Advisory Councils (PACs) and families in public education

The Confederation of Parents' Advisory Councils of Saanich (COPACS) is the official representative for School District 63 Parents' Advisory Councils. Every school has a Parents' Advisory Council and each of these is a COPACS member. Our primary task under provincial legislation is to advise the School Board on “any matter relating to education in the school district”.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to get involved! Attend monthly COPACS meetings or contact us directly to receive updates on issues, activities and concerns of PACS in our district. We welcome parent feedback regarding district issues and policies. If you have any individual questions or concerns, please send an email to the

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2020-2022 Meeting minutes can be found here

This year (2021-2022) we will be meeting virtually, using MS Teams (and their dial-in numbers) and not in person. Meetings are scheduled for the second Thursday of the month from 7pm-9pm.


  • September 2021 - no meeting
  • October 14, 2021
  • November 25, 2021
  • December 2021 - no meeting
  • January 13, 2022
  • February 10, 2022
  • March 10, 2022 (including AGM)
  • April 14, 2022
  • May 12, 2022
  • June 9, 2022

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+1 437-703-4522,,912517179#   Canada, Toronto

Phone Conference ID: 912 517 179#


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COPACS Agenda - meeting delayed until next Thursday
by Copacs Executive - Thursday, 18 November 2021, 10:50 AM

Greetings parents.

See the attached agenda for the November COPACS meeting. It was delayed until next Thursday, November 25 to accommodate this evening's parent education seminar with Dr. Allison Rees.

At our Nov 25 COPACS meeting, we will have a discussion about a proposed COPACS letter to the Saanich School District (SD63) requesting a vaccine mandate for all staff. Please join our discussion or send us an email to:


Andrew Pape-Salmon

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Opportunities for building healthier school food environments in the Capital Region
by Copacs Executive - Sunday, 7 November 2021, 5:33 PM


We'd like to invite you to a short webinar presenting the findings from a recent study into school meal services in the Capital Region (study attached).

Wednesday, November 17 - 3:30-4:30.

Join us for engaging conversations around the possibilities for creating ...

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Upcoming parenting workshops offered to SD63 Parents/Guardians
by Copacs Executive - Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 9:13 PM

Back by popular demand!  

The Confederation of Parents' Advisory Councils of Saanich (COPACS) and the PACs of School District 63 (SD63) are pleased to offer SD63 parents/guardians a series of workshops hosted by local parenting educator and counsellor, Dr. Allison Rees.  

Parenting ...

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