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PKOLS-Mt. Doug tower will be parked near old one

Mark Brennae
May 30, 2024

"This is a win-win. Saanich is getting their tower and we saved the park.” - Darrel Wick, president of PKOLS-Mount Douglas Conservancy.

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Vic city council wants more parking—outside the downtown core

Mark Brennae
May 24, 2024

“The most realistic outcome of this motion is that city staff work with private developers to get additional public parking in new developments," said Coun. Matt Dell.

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Accessibility remains a back-burner issue for Victoria city council and CRD board

There are still barriers to civic participation for those living with disabilities in the CRD

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You’re not alone: taxes are going up everywhere

Councils have reduced earlier draft tax hikes but they remain some of the highest in years.

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Victoria needs more federal and provincial help on homelessness, council says

In debate on city’s latest indoor and outdoor sheltering policies, councillors were aligned in frustration with burden on municipality

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‘No more slowing down’: How a housing motion hints at how Victoria council members see the next four years

By Shannon Waters
January 8, 2023

Councillors who voted in favour feel the fall election shows Victorians want bold action on housing and beyond

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What does a reporter have to do to get a little local government transparency in Greater Victoria?

By Shannon Waters
December 19, 2022

Our municipal affairs reporter is filing freedom of information requests with every municipality in Greater Victoria. Game on.