VICTORIA, BC — The recent late-night earthquake near Victoria is a reminder that an earthquake can happen at any time. Victoria has a one in three probability of experiencing a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years, and your family needs to be prepared with enough food, water, medication and supplies to cope up to [...]
News Release from the City of Victoria December 21, 2015 The City of Victoria plans to lease a vacant City property located at 1240 Yates Street to BC Housing and Our Place to operate an emergency winter shelter, for four months. Through the operator, Our Place, the shelter will offer 24/7 support services, storage, laundry [...]
We are a small group of concerned residents who want to help bring a Syrian refugee family to Victoria, BC. The family we are sponsoring are a young couple with four small children. They have fled Syria and are currently in Turkey. As private sponsors, our group will be responsible for finding them a place [...]
Residents are being asked to participate in the second community event and have their say about options for new medians, crosswalks, banners, wider sidewalks and placemaking elements on Cook Street between Pandora and Caledonia. Community members are being asked to attend an open house to share their feedback on September 15 in Franklin Green Park [...]
Got ideas about ‘Growing Food in the City’? The City of Victoria is wanting to hear from you on how and where we should grow more food in our community. Have thoughts about community gardens? Where do you think they belong? Do you love to garden, but don’t currently have space? Would you like to [...]
VicPD has launched a new Bike Registry program as part of our work to help reduce bike theft in Victoria and Esquimalt. This year alone, we have seen nearly 400 bikes being reported stolen. Thanks to new measures initiated by our Crime Prevention Section, we have returned nearly 50% of those. This new registry will [...]
Check out this CFAX podcast of the Bruce Williams interview with FCA Land Use Committee Chair David Maxwell and FCA President Tony Sprackett, chatting about Fernwood, on Sunday, Feb. 9. The Fernwood segment starts at 34:30 of this SoundCloud podcast clip.