City of Victoria

Victoria council pushes for December byelection

City staff concerned with timeframe and planning needs prior to byelection

 

LETTER: Victoria council members should resign over Centennial Square camping decision

Residents implored to remember how councillors voted for this issue come election time

  • Sep 18, 2020

 

Victoria city council in support of floating dock on Gorge

City staff will bring forward a report on the dock in November

 

Victoria’s byelection could be postponed until next year

Report states $90,000 of the $170,000 budgeted used when April byelection cancelled

Mutual aid talks fizzle between Greater Victoria fire departments

Victoria puts other core departments on notice

Homeless need respite from wildfire smoke, says Victoria councillor

Councillor pushes for year-round emergency shelter access

Victoria council adopts bylaw restricting placement, size of tents

Daytime sheltering will be prohibited 30 days after state of emergency ends

Victoria is a ‘no brainer’ for e-scooter program, say company executives

The best place for an e-scooter – which can travel up to 20 km/h – is in a bike lane

Police board offers letter of support to VicPD amid ‘defund the police’ movement

Co-chaired by Victoria, Esquimalt mayors, board acknowledges ‘additional challenges’ created by movement

Public to weigh in on harm-reduction cannabis distribution request for Victoria neighbourhood

SOLID Outreach asking for three-year temporary use permit as part of overdose prevention project

Victoria council to discuss using Royal Athletic Park for sheltering again

North Park Neighbourhood Association wants to see a distributed approach to sheltering in city parks

Newspaper boxes will stay on downtown Victoria streets

Downtown Victoria Business Association finds its own solution

MISSING: VicPD seeks missing man Raymond McLean last seen Aug. 28

McLean carrying pink suitcase, could have travelled to Vancouver, police say

Victoria city council requests bylaw restricting temporary shelter size, distance from parks and schools

Council carries motions on temporary sheltering after hours-long committee meeting

LETTER: Upcoming bike lane extension in Fairfield a burden, resident says

Re: letter to the editor, Gail Meston “Oak Bay should embrace alternative…

  • Sep 3, 2020

Proposal for 32-metre illuminated silo up for discussion in Victoria

Silo would form part of Trio Ready Mix’s environmentally friendly waterfront concrete plant

Spreading out Centennial Square homeless can cause more problems: advocate

Victoria mayor says long-term solutions are needed for vulnerable population

SOLID Outreach asks Victoria to allow free distribution of cannabis as harm reduction service

Motion coming to city council asks for a three-year temporary use permit for SOLID

Victoria orders Centennial Square homeless campers to relocate by Tuesday

‘[The park] has become entrenched in a criminal element,’ states city staff

Inner Harbour statue vandalized with red paint

Motive for vandalism is unclear at this time