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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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
  • April 8th
  • May 13th
  • June 10th

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BC Election: Questions for Local Candidates?
by Phil Molloy - Monday, 19 October 2020, 9:20 PM
COPACS is collaborating with Saanich Teachers' Association to organise a townhall-style Q-A session with local candidates. The session will be recorded for parents and teachers to watch afterwards. We would like to hear what questions you would like the candidates to answer. Please send us your questions to
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Message from The Saanich School District re Mental Health Monthly Snapshots
by Phil Molloy - Saturday, 17 October 2020, 11:55 PM

On behalf of The Saanich School District:

The Saanich School District remains committed to wellness and the promotion of positive health in our schools and communities. In an effort to support mental wellness and social-emotional learning, we will be issuing monthly snapshots, intended as an invitation to learn together as we foster and promote positive health in our own lives, and the lives of those around us. Please follow the link to access our October snapshot, focused on social-emotional learning.

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Parents as Education and Career Coaches Zoom Event
by Phil Molloy - Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 8:24 AM

Free Workshop: Parents as Education and Career Coaches - Virtual Zoom Session

The Saanich School District Career Team proudly invite you to attend a free seminar for parents! 

Please join us on Monday, November 9th, 2020 from 7 pm - 8:30 pm for an informative session to help parents and guardians navigate the new world of career options open to students!    

PLEASE NOTE Registration is required 

 Here’s the Zoom link too:


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