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Barring public from open council meetings exceeds authority: B.C. Ombudsperson

Orders affected the public attending council meetings

 

Motion to consider alternative responses to policing social issues coming to Victoria council

Councillors recommend staff research proposal in time for 2012 budget deliberations

 

Government Street becomes pedestrian-priority corridor

One block of downtown street closed to cars entirely

 

Victoria councillor wants city to develop its own delivery app

Coun. Ben Isitt wants a ‘made-in-Victoria’ app to help local businesses

Victoria city hall flag flies at half-mast in recognition of former councillor

Bea Holland served on Victoria council from 1997 to 2006

Central Saanich councillor pushes back against Peninsula and Area Agricultural Commission

Coun. Bob Thompson says the municipality’s voice on the regional committee is strong

Victoria councillor calls VicPD allegations of assault at downtown protest ‘fake news’

Coun. Ben Isitt says VicPD is trying to ‘discredit Indigenous youth’

Victoria councillors advocate once again for free youth transit passes regionally

The idea was originally rejected by the Victoria Regional Transit Commission in August 2019

Victoria votes to slash sister city celebrations

Victoria will only celebrate its anniversary with Morioka, Japan this year

Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash

There was significant backlash to the proposed $25,000 and $70,000 wages

Victoria council keeps its catered lunches at more than $10,000 per year

Two councillors tried to eliminate the expense, with widespread rejection

Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise

Council approved a 134 per cent raise for the mayor of Revelstoke

EDITORIAL: Sooke council’s punts come up short

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  • Jan 21, 2020

Victoria councillors want less criticism from VicPD in exchange for budget approval

Council tentatively approves four special constables on 2020 budget

Sparks fly at Saanich council meeting when chair threatens to throw fellow councillor out

Monday night’s discussion on local area plan updates became heated

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

A group of voters claim conflict of interests should see them removed from office

Victoria Coun. Ben Isitt calls for limitation of council duties in response to survey results

The survey asked residents if they would be in support of a 55 per cent salary increase

Victoria unveils next phase of bike lane network

The City seeks feedback into new designs for bike lanes proposed for 2020

Victoria residents overwhelmingly opposed to councillor pay raise

Results from the 2020 draft budget survey are coming to council

Victoria council candidate brings forward Crystal Pool petition

Karmen McNamara wants the City of Victoria to prioritize replacing the pool with its original design