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Jon Joe (Chow) and Charlayne Thornton-Joe:
2002 View Royal Election Results: Mayor Graham Hill          1261 Pete Bishop           917 - sitting councilor Treveor Van Dykhuizen 116 Council - 4 to be elected Ron Mattson     1366 (+499) (inc) John Rogers     1347 (+536) (inc) David Screech   1305 Geri Anderson    982 (+116) (inc) Peter Dunderdale 795 Chris Ricketts   629...
The Victoria Mayor's Race: 2014 will be the most interesting race for Mayor of Victoria since 1999 when Alan Lowe defeated Bod Friedland and Geoff Young.  In my opinion one of the candidates is so much better prepared for the campaign that I think the final result will not be what most people expect. The difference betwee...
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Push for rentals continues with transformation of Old Town office block: Artist's rendering of 595 Pandora, a former government office building soon to be transformed into rentals and commercial space. The former Ministry of Forests and Service Canada building at 595 Pandora Avenue in downtown Victoria’s Old Town district will be brought back to life as a mixed-use ...
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...
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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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