Category Archives: Shelbourne Valley

Saanich Housing Strategy Survey

A word about the housing strategy recommendations developed for Saanich by the Housing Strategy Task Force, and a chance to win some gift cards!

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Bowker Creek: a primer

You may learn a lot about Bowker Creek, the major creek in our community’s watershed, from this article courtesy of the Bowker Creek Initiative. Also see the Friends of Bowker Creek Society. What about the name? The site for BC … Continue reading

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Saannich Planning Department and Integrity: the sad case of 1544 Christmas Ave.

A Saanich resident who lives in the neighbourhood of 1544 Christmas Ave. is taking the Saanich Planning Department to task, and for good reason. From 2012 until 2017, Saanich-led planning efforts identified the subject property as a target for acquistion … Continue reading

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Please be a Friend to Bowker Creek

The Friends of Bowker Creek Society is seeking your help and support. Can you imagine seeing spawning salmon – chinook and chum – plus trout swimming through our Saanich neighbourhood? This is part of their long term vision to restore … Continue reading

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Update: Shelbourne Community Kitchen

The CCA recently received an update from the Shelbourne Community Kitchen Society (SCK) directors on what’s been keeping them busy during this pandemic. Since March this year By adapting quickly to COVID-19 protocols, the SCK team has not missed a day … Continue reading

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Abstract Virtual Open House re: 1661 Freeman Ave.

Abstract Developments will host a virtual open house on Oct. 27th at 7 pm to present their development proposal for the property at 1661 Freeman Ave. Information on this proposal and open house may be viewed here. To register to participate … Continue reading

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Creekside Concert at Browning Park on July 31

The final Creekside Concert, presented by The Friends of Bowker Creek Society and Tune Your Ride, will occur on Friday, July 31 within the CCA at Browning Park. The concert area will be cordoned off to cap the attendance at … Continue reading

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1641, 1647 McRae Avenue, 3226 Shelbourne Street: CCA Does NOT Support Project as Presented

The CCA has submitted a review of the development plans presented by Abstract Developments for the subject addresses. The proposal may be examined on the Saanich website on this page; search for one of the street address numbers. Specific documents … Continue reading

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3385, 3399, 3401, 3305 Shelbourne Street: CCA Does NOT Support Project as Presented

The CCA has submitted a review of the development plans presented by Abstract Developments for the subject addresses. The proposal may be examined on the Saanich website on this page; search for one of the street address numbers. Specific documents … Continue reading

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3281 Cedar Hill Rd.: Not Yet Ready

The CCA has submitted to Saanich council a report on our examination of the rezoning and development permit application for the property at 3281 Cedar Hill Road. Development at this location is supportable however in its current form it is … Continue reading

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