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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2020-2021 Meeting minutes can be found here

This year (2020-2021) 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 17th. 7pm - 8:30pm regular meeting; 8:30pm - 9pm postponed AGM 
  • October 8th
  • November 12th
  • December 10th
  • January 14th
  • February 11th
  • March 11th  Cancelled due to District Parent Involvement Evening occurring on the same night
  • April 8th (from 7pm to 8:30 pm; Annual General Meeting occurs immediately after the general meeting, 8:30 pm to 9 pm)
  • May 13th
  • June 10th

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Saanich Peninsula Youth Health Clinic Update
by Copacs Executive - Saturday, 22 May 2021, 12:13 PM

Hi there!

My name is Whitney (she/her). I'm the Community Engagement Coordinator with the Saanich Peninsula Youth Health Clinic, located at Shoreline Medical in Sidney.

I'm just passing along an update that our clinic will be maintaining regular hours throughout the summer! We offer an ...

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COPACS Meeting Minutes - May 2021
by Copacs Executive - Saturday, 22 May 2021, 9:04 AM

Greetings parents and Saanich Schools community,

I have started in the role of Recording Secretary for COPACS and will be posting minutes from the COPACS (Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils of Saanich) on a monthly basis. See attached or in the online folder:

Feel free to reach out to us with your questions or comments:


Andrew Pape-Salmon

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Parent Evening--June 9th
by Copacs Executive - Saturday, 22 May 2021, 8:47 AM

Hello everyone, 

The District and COPACS are pleased to be able to offer a parent evening on Supporting Emotional Balance. David Segal, whom many of you have worked with before, will be leading the virtual session. David is the Executive Director of Human Nature Counselling Society. He ...

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