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Some Old Pictures of the Victoria Area: I found these at the University of Washington Archives I had never heard of the Belvedere Hotel in Sooke - this is from 1915.  It burned down in 1934 and was located where the River Hotel is located   A 1920 postcard of the Crystal Pool View from the Malahat drive in 1920 Shoal Ba...
Why not have narrower road right of ways?: On Orillia Street Saanich has a 20 meter wide right of way It is amazing how wide the right of way for most streets is, much wider than anything I could imagine you would need it for. In the case of my street one of the main needs for the right of way is for the sewer and water lines, but the...
Amalgamation - nothing happening yet: It has been more than 50 days since the new councils have been sworn and close to 70 since election night and nothing has happened with amalgamation.   We had the public in eight municipalities vote on the issue and in seven cases voted in favour.    It seems there is a fairly clear desire to hav...
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The case against McLoughlinism: By David Broadland, January 2015 Will Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen and Victoria??s Dwayne Kalynchuk lead the region??s big issue back to a gunfight at McLoughlin Point? The effort to locate a central sewage treatment plant at Esquimalt??s McLoughlin Point has shifted into a new phase. After being...
Lisa's landslide and the Atwell attack: By David Broadland, December 2014 Theories on why the region??s two most powerful mayors lost their jobs on November 15. November??s campaigns in the two most populous municipalities on southern Vancouver Island brought 15,000 new voters to the polls and the derailment of two long political car...
End-of-term report card: By David Broadland, November 2014 Key votes at City Hall raise questions about the judgment of some councillors seeking re-election. The primary role of media in a democratic society is to provide citizens with information and analysis on important issues that allow those citizens to hold their g...
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Old news in no news . .  Candidates continue to talk about "forced" increases in the budget for the Johnson St. Bridge.  Like other "new" information, the facts present a rather different picture, and one that has been available readily enough in the public realm. For most of the term of the...
Myth busters and missing links . . . In the wake of a convenient ??release? of information about costs of the new bridge, some of the facts missing in the story line may help to paint a more complete picture than that offered by those with a more pointed political agenda. Today??s big...
Every vote counts . . .  Transit is a big issue in the Capital Region, and nowhere are the challenges more acute than in the bus bays and along the routes that connect students between home and their studies at the University of Victoria.  Pass ups continue to be a problem, and students have b...
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A new construction resource, Citified.ca, is coming spring 2015: Since 2006 VibrantVictoria has served three functions: a comprehensive discussion forum primarily focused on regional construction, economic, social and retail industry topics; a construction project list detailing construction going-ons from around the south Island; and as a publisher of  timel...
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 VibrantVictori...
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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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