Category Archives: Shelbourne Valley

Saanich survey for early public input on the Strategic Official Community Plan Update

Saanich has invited residents to participate in a survey to provide early input to the strategic update of the Official Community Plan. The focus of the initial public survey is on preliminary ideas around changes to District land use policies … Continue reading

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Creekside Concert in Browning Park on Friday, July 22nd from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

This free event will feature poetry by Marie Metaphor, live music by folk trio Auburn Blind, and family-friendly folk/funk/Latin band Lelolai FAM. More details can be found on the website for the series at https://creekside-concerts.weebly.com/july-22.html and on the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/546356347060736. … Continue reading

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CCA Meet & Greet: What fun!

Sunday’s 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

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May 18, 2022 board minutes

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

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June 21: public hearing on 1641-1647 McRae Ave. and 3226 Shelbourne St.

Although unable to verify via the District of Saanich web site, the Saanich News web site says the Abstract Developments proposal to redevelop the properties at 1641-1647 McRae Ave. and 3226 Shelbourne St. will be one topic of discussion at … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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3405 Shelbourne Project Update: view recorded meeting

Abstract Development has made the recording of the Feb 24th , 2022 community meeting on their proposal for 3405 Shelbourne St. available for viewing. Please see the recorded session available at this link.

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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

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