Category Archives: Environment

The air we breathe, the land we walk, the water that washes over it all – and all that lives within it.

CCA Meet & Greet: What fun!

Sunday‚Äôs CCA Meet and Greet!  So nice to have in-person community engagement. A big thank you to the FOBC for showcasing the Bowker Watershed Model.   It was nice to have in attendance Saanich Councillors Judy Brownoff and Susan Brice. … Continue reading

Posted in Association, Environment, Events, Shelbourne Valley | Tagged , , | Comments Off on CCA Meet & Greet: What fun!

May 18, 2022 board minutes

The minutes of the May 18, 2022 meeting of the CCA board of directors may be found here.

Posted in Affordable Housing, Association, CCA Meetings and Minutes, Development, Environment, Municipality, SCAN, Shelbourne Valley | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on May 18, 2022 board minutes

Sunday June 12: Community Meet & Greet

Posted in Association, Environment, Events | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sunday June 12: Community Meet & Greet

April 14, 2022 board minutes

The minutes of the April 14, 2022 meeting of the CCA board of directors may be found here. Some highlights include discussion of: the 55+ BC Games starting September 13, 2022 and hosted by Victoria. citizens’ assembly to consider the … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Housing, Association, CCA Meetings and Minutes, Development, Environment, Municipality, SCAN, Shelbourne Valley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on April 14, 2022 board minutes

CCA in the news

Proposed development within the CCA has received coverage from local news sources. The topic is the 87-unit Abstract Developments proposal for 3226 Shelbourne St. and 1641-1647 McRae Ave, about which we’ve written in the past. Earlier coverage in advance of … Continue reading

Posted in Association, Development, Environment, Events, Municipality, Shelbourne Valley | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on CCA in the news

FoBC appeal to SD61: Stop unauthorized land disposal

The Friends of Bowker Creek society has put on record in correspondence to the SD61 trustees the view that the trustees are proceeding to dispose of school property without legal authority to do so. As such, the FoBC have asked … Continue reading

Posted in Association, Development, Environment, Municipality | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on FoBC appeal to SD61: Stop unauthorized land disposal

Saanich considering 6 storey apartment heights

The local Times-Colonist has an article that speaks to Saanich council considering to allow 6 storey apartment heights in all apartment zoned properties. The need for more housing is well understood by all. How does this impact the area of … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Housing, Association, Development, Environment, Municipality, Shelbourne Valley | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Saanich considering 6 storey apartment heights

Lie Down for Lansdowne:: Sunday, March 13, 1 pm – 2 pm

Community members opposed to the proposed sale of almost 2 acres of land from the south campus of Lansdowne Middle School have organized an event to focus the spotlight on this issue. Please join us on SUNDAY, MARCH 13th, 1:00 pm at Lansdowne south … Continue reading

Posted in Association, Development, Environment, Events, Municipality, Shelbourne Valley | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Lie Down for Lansdowne:: Sunday, March 13, 1 pm – 2 pm

Community Members Organize in Opposition to Proposed Public Land Sale by School District 61

Community members opposed to the proposed land sale by SD61 of almost 2 acres of the Lansdowne school south campus have issued a media release. On Feb 27 th , over 100 local residents gathered near the Lansdowne Middle School … Continue reading

Posted in Association, Development, Environment, Events, Municipality, Shelbourne Valley | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Community Members Organize in Opposition to Proposed Public Land Sale by School District 61

Rally to Stop SD61 Proposed Sale of 2 acres of Natural Area on Bowker Creek

Please attend our community’s family friendly rally to loudly and visibly tell School District 61 trustees that they should stop the proposed sale of almost 2 acres of the Lansdowne School South Campus that today is a natural area alongside … Continue reading

Posted in Association, Development, Environment, Events, Municipality, Shelbourne Valley | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rally to Stop SD61 Proposed Sale of 2 acres of Natural Area on Bowker Creek