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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 ...
Jonathan Huggett's report on the Johnson Street Bridge: By David Broadland, July 19, 2014 I'll rearrange the deck chairs while you get out your wallet. A semi-scathing report by engineer Jonathan Huggett on the state of the $93-million-and-rising Johnson Street Bridge Replacement Project was released by the City of Victoria on July 19. The report was ...
Engineering seismic folly: By David Broadland, July/August 2014 Are City of Victoria taxpayers getting ripped off by seismic sleight-of-hand on the new Johnson Street Bridge project? By July 7, the City of Victoria should have released details on the 6-month schedule delay and $7.9 million change order claimed in February ...
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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...
The Beacon Hill Park Song - Shaw TV Victoria: Silly little song about Beacon Hill Park
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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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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 →
GTCA Newsletter Contribution: Could Car-Sharing be Around the Corner?: The following article appeared in the Spring 2014 edition of the Gorge Tillicum Neighbourhood Newsletter. Do you want to save money, protect the environment, build a stronger community, and enhance your personal mobility? If you do, you might want to join the … Continue reading →
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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...

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