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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SD63 Budget Consultation Survey
by Phil Molloy - Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 3:57 PM

Hello everyone,

We are very fortunate in SD63 in that we have a Board and senior Staff who recognize and value the input of parents and community in their decision making.  One of the most important decision making processes impacting our children is the creation of the annual budget.  

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Message from the District re Budget Consultation
by Phil Molloy - Saturday, 10 April 2021, 10:18 AM

The Board of Education of the Saanich School District invites you to participate in and contribute to the formation of our budget for 2021/22. Public participation in this process is important for the Board's adoption of a budget that reflects the values, beliefs and priorities of the community.


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Attention PAC Execs: COPACS AGM - Proxy forms
by Phil Molloy - Thursday, 8 April 2021, 7:53 PM

Hi all PACS,

The BCCPAC AGM is coming up on May 1st. If no one from your PAC can attend, COPACS can vote on your behalf via a proxy. To that end, you need to send proxy forms to us to confirm your vote.

Please see details below.

Registration & Proxy Forms by April 19 - Review Candidates & ...

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