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Option 10: our best bet to avoid sewercide?: By David Broadland, February 2016 Fisheries Act requirements for sewage treatment in Victoria could be met for less than $200 million. ARE POLITICIANS BETTER AT solving problems or creating them? After following Victoria’s billion-dollar sewage treatment issue for several years, I’ve concluded th...
Environment Canada's billion-dollar screw-up: By David Broadland, January 2016 A study by DFO scientists found that secondary sewage treatment will have a negligible effect on environmental conditions in our waters. The CRD is poised to spend upwards of $1 billion on sewage treatment for Victoria in response to new Fisheries Act regulations ...
Commissioner Lowe's open window: By David Broadland, January 2016 The Commissioner’s report, by example, challenges other government officials to meet his high standard for transparency. At the height of calls for Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps to resign as co-chairs of the Victoria Police Board la...
What to do with Watkiss Way?: Watkiss way before the logging started Over the last weeks we have seen the property on Watkiss way logged in perpetration for use for agriculture and this has upset a lot of people.   I can understand being upset because the property has been left to its own devices by the owners for a long ...
War Comes to Victoria: The Lusitania Riot May 8th 1915:
Heritage in the Gorge Tillicum neighbourhood and the Saanich Heritage Foundation: I need your help documenting and protecting the heritage of the Gorge-Tillicum neighbourhood. I am a board member of the Saanich Heritage Foundation because I have a long time interest in the history of the Greater Victoria area.  The Saanich Heritage Foundation primarily looks after the heritag...
Pick Up Sticks: The conundrums of Victoria's cycling network. Spent a couple of hours earlier this week kicking around ideas at the city's Technical Advisory Committee for another iteration of the bicycle network plan. Some didn't quite get the concept of an advisory committee - council makes decisions an...
Gone troppo. The city will likely move forward on a two-way protected bike lane along Pandora St. following recommendations from staff now before council. A few quick thoughts, again, on the failures of logic embedded in the plan. Emphasis on the preferred option focuses on costs – it’s ...
Jane’s Walk 2015 – Rediscovering the Complex Legacy of Urban Renewal in Downtown Victoria: In the course of my research on urban renewal in Victoria during the 1950s and 1960s, I discovered an outline of a walking tour of downtown Victoria organized by G.J. Greenhalgh, the City of Victoria’s Director of Community Development. The … Continue reading →
BC Transit Fare Review: Last week, I completed BC Transit’s survey for the 2016 Victoria Regional Transit Commission Fare Structure Review. (The survey is now closed, and a decision on the new fare structure will be made on December 8, 2015. You can find a … Continue reading →
The Tragically Hip rock Victoria on first leg of Fully and Completely tour: Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip performing at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena on February 4th. Photo © Colin Smith, Victoria Buzz. If you’re a staunch Tragically Hip fan you’re likely to know the band’s beginnings were bar gigs in Kingston, Ontario, over 30 years ago. You’ll know the band re...

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