March 14, 2024 board minutes

The minutes of the March 14, 2024 meeting of the CCA board of directors may be found here. Or, read it below.

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1899 Cochrane Street: virtual presentation on 8-unit townhouse proposal

On April 24, 2024 from 7 pm – 9 pm, SEBA Construction representative Mike Jones has invited all concerned to attend an online presentation of their plans for the site, 1899 Cochrane Street. The site lies at the south-west corner of Dean Ave and Cochrane Street, highlighted in the map image below (courtesy SaanichMap).

The presentation will use Microsoft Teams. Please see meeting access details below, in the PDF copy of the letter from SEBA.

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February 8, 2024 board minutes

The minutes of the February 8, 2024 meeting of the CCA board of directors may be found here. Or, read it below.

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UVic outlines new University District plans

Despite the COVID-initiated drop in international students and a recently reduced annual budget, UVic is forging ahead with plans to transform the Ian Stewart Complex into a new multi-use University District.

A presentation for community associations and thus community members can be viewed below.

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January 11, 2024 board minutes

The minutes of the January 11, 2024 meeting of the CCA board of directors may be found here. Or, read it below.

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November 9, 2023 board minutes

The minutes of the November 9, 2023 meeting of the CCA board of directors may be found here.

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Water down the drain

Our CRD is hoping to educate us on the subject of water use in our homes, and is promoting changes we can make to better conserve our fresh water supply.

When it comes to indoor water use, about 65% is in the bathroom with showers using the second-most water and the third-most energy in the house.

Read the document below to get the whole story and contribute to the effort to achieve water-resilience for the district – your water supplier – in the years ahead.

Graphic and document courtesy CRD.

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Kings Community Nature Space: Volunteers Applauded!

A shout out to the volunteers who showed up in force Nov. 16th at the Kings Community Nature Space (ex Hydro fields)! And a special mention and thanks to the grade 6 Eco-Ed students who showed up from Lansdowne Middle School’s south campus.

You can check out a recap of the event on the “Save Kings Community Nature Space on Bowker Creek” Facebook group’s page, below.

In February and March of next year, the area will be replanted with native plants supplied via a BC Hydro grant, and Saanich Parks staff will direct, assist and hopefully educate volunteers at that future event.

For additional information, please see this Saanich Pulling Together page.

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Kings Community Nature Space: Volunteers Needed

Volunteers with a lot of pull are are sought for an event that will take place at the Kings Community Nature Space (ex Hydro fields).

WhenThursday, Nov. 16, 10 am to noon
WhereKings Community Nature Space, 1843 Kings Road, Victoria

The focus of this event will be to remove invasive plants such as English Ivy Hedera helix and Daphne / Spurge Laurel Daphne laureola from the south-east corner of the space, working north toward Kings Rd.

In February and March of next year, the area will be replanted with native plants supplied via a BC Hydro grant, and Saanich Parks staff will direct, assist and hopefully educate volunteers at that future event.

For additional information, please see this Saanich Pulling Together page.

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October 12, 2023 board minutes

The minutes of the October 12, 2023 meeting of the CCA board of directors may be found here.

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