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Richard Atwell announces candidacy for Mayor of Saanich : FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 28, 2014 Richard Atwell announces candidacy for Mayor of Saanich Saanich, BC ­- Widely recognized community leader and seventeen year Saanich resident, Richard Atwell announces his candidacy for Mayor of Saanich in the upcoming November 2014 municipal electio...
Chamber to Endorse a Slate for Victoria Council: It will be interesting to see what will come of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce endorsing a slate for Victoria City Council.   This is the first time that I am aware of such a clearly pro-business slate being organized in the City of Victoria. There have been informal pro-business campa...
Mark Brennan running for View Royal Council: I can not find any social media links for him so I thought I would post his press release here: News Release, July 25, 2014 Mark Brennan has announced his intention to run for View Royal Town Council in the 2014 Municipal Elections this Fall. Mark's background is in law and business adminis...
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Victoria’s late-night scene goes country with The Duke Saloon: The Duke Saloon on the northern fringes of downtown Victoria opens its doors August 22nd in the former Rehab Nightclub space on Discovery Street. Photo © Skyscraper Source Media. “We’re not a nightclub. We’re not a club at all. We’re a saloon, and we are welcoming to absolutely everybody.” The ...
Victoria International Airport “Q&A” with President & CEO Geoff Dickson: The arrivals area of the Victoria International Airport. Photo © Victoria Airport Authority. VibrantVictoria’s question-and-answer special feature with the president and CEO of the Victoria Airport Authority answers a series of questions relating to the Victoria International Airport (YYJ) as p...
Era condos back on the market after lengthy sales hiatus: Sales at the Era condo and commercial project (top-left; under construction) have resumed after a hiatus throughout 2013 and the first half of 2014. © Skyscraper Source Media. Concert Properties’ 15-storey mixed-use condo and commercial project in the 700-block of Yates Street, dubbed Era, has ...
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Crosstown Traffic: Bike trips and the Johnson St. Bridge: Beer discussion.While bike facilities will draw traffic, they must serve destinations that are trip generators for cyclists, and most will have not much tolerance for out of direction travel, unless for some compelling reason.Recently published research suggests that those facilities not so pur...
Nothing to see here . .  A sparsely attended meeting of Victoria’s council sitting in committee heard from project managers on the progress of the Johnson St. Bridge.  Those coming to watch a train wreck were no doubt disappointed. Recent reports notwithstanding, budget and time lines appea...
Jobs sailing in to Victoria There's not a lot to support in the province's decision to abandon the Capital Commission and sell off key assets to finance operational debt.  This trade of lands for those the city owns at Point Hope, however, is one of those exceptions that make good sense.  ...
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The high cost of conducting the public's business in private: By David Broadland, September 2014 Decisive moments in the bridge and sewage projects illustrate the need for more politicians willing to work in broad daylight. The Victoria region’s two largest public infrastructure projects are in deep trouble. The proposed $800 million sewage treatment progra...
An open letter to Jonathan Huggett regarding the Johnson Street Bridge project: By David Broadland, July 28, 2014 At a July 24 City of Victoria Council meeting, the bridge project's new director said all that's needed to get the project back on track is better leadership, better communication, and more money. In that spirit, Focus invites Jonathan Huggett to provide answers ...
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The City Walks – In the Shadow of Mega-Events: Protests, Policing and the Military in Victoria: You are invited to participate in a discussion based walking tour on the policing of mega-events and police-military connections in Victoria. In partnership with The City Talks, this walk will take up some of the themes in Adam Molnar’s lecture, In … Continue reading →

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