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Where is the media coverage of the elections?: It should not surprise anyone that voter turnout in the local elections is low when the local media does little to cover the elections.   You need an informed public if you expect people to come out and vote.  The traditional media is still the single most important source from the public for inf...
You Can Vote!: Local Elections (also called Municipal or Community Elections) are taking place this November 15th, 2014 across BC. A minimum of one Advance Voting day on November 5th will also take place in each community. These elections are to select not only Mayor and Councillors, but also School Truste...
Meaningful Interactions: Despite being an engaged and, I would humbly suggest, reasonably informed voter I still do not have a firm list of candidates I will be voting for, let alone, publicly endorsing. The raw information is there for most candidates (see Bernard's list) but I need to know more about the candidates and...
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Sleeping with the fossils: By David Broadland, October 2014 An FOI request for the record of how environmental assessments for gas plants were axed last spring catches government and industry in flagrante. Perhaps you already know that fossil fuel corporations get the satisfaction they desire in BC when it comes to regulat...
Sewage plan eludes CRD: By David Broadland, October 2014 A de facto referendum on the issue is gaining momentum. Where did the sewage treatment issue go? With the apparent collapse of the CRD’s $782-million centralized sewage treatment plan, the issue seems to have disappeared. Problem solved? Hardly. Faced with being u...
Fabrications: By David Broadland, October 2014 With everyone asking for more money, is the bridge project still “on budget”? On September 11, Johnson Street Bridge Project Director Jonathan Huggett dropped a bomb on an already contentious City of Victoria council meeting. Huggett announced that on July 22, “se...
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Pre-sale condo buying tips to save you money, time and disapointment: Downtown Victoria's newest condo sales centre is marketing Chard Development's Escher condo and commercial projects. Image © Skyscraper Source Media. Marko Juras is a Realtor® with Fair Realty in Victoria. The author’s comments and opinions do not necessarily reflect those of VibrantVictoria or...
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 ...
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The view from here . .  Contrary to not so popular opinion, Victoria’s Johnson St. Bridge project continues to move forward. Construction on site is moving at a brisk pace and, despite the critics, many local elements are falling into place.  Bascule piers have been dropped in, roads realigne...
Thanksgiving Goose: Dissecting the Goose Friction along the Galloping Goose and Lochside Trails connecting Victoria and its neighbouring municipalities is not a new issue and solutions have been the subject of ongoing discussions for years. The recent interest generated by Victoria’s council debate is a good ...
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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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