City of Victoria

City of Victoria expecting a 2020 deficit between $12.5 to $17.5 million

Victoria lost $1.2 million per month just from reduced parking fees during onset of pandemic

 

PHOTOS: Small crowd gathers to watch 231-tonne stacker-reclaimer loaded onto barge

The Dynamic Beast barge crane, known for work with Johnson Street Bridge, makes a return

 

Victoria mayor wants newspaper boxes removed from downtown streets

Mayor Lisa Helps says the boxes are not needed, often filled with garbage

 

Victoria explores options for safe byelection during pandemic

Election to replace former councillor Laurel Collins

Victoria granted injunction to move tenters in Beacon Hill Park to less sensitive areas

Mayor Lisa Helps says she recognizes the move will be to ‘more visible’ areas

VIDEO: New bike lanes on Victoria street leave some drivers confused

Drivers in single centre lane must yield to cyclists when moving over for oncoming vehicles

Victoria parks staff threatened in Beacon Hill Park, refuse work

Two employees called 911 after individual made ‘threatening remarks,’ city says

Regular parking rates return for some Victoria parkades, on-street meters up in the air

Council delays decision on meters for discussion with DVBA

Victoria council looks to ban police street checks

Council will seek immediate action from Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board

Victoria to talk nixing reduced pandemic parking rates

Staff say lack of turnover causing issues for local businesses

History app uses ‘then and now’ photographs of Victoria

OnThisSpot provides historical insight of Canadian cities

Victoria mayor deactivates Twitter account “for now”

Lisa Helps tweeted about “negative people and irrelevant comments” on Saturday

Victoria mayor responds to Oak Bay Council with letter about bike way

Oak Bay council offered visit by Victoria planners regarding Richardson bike way

Floating dock installed secretly in Gorge entices swimmers with free beer, chance to win gift cards

Project Albero aims to spark a conversation on rethinking how people use the harbour

Victoria considers extending free transit passes for youth

Motion for extension of funding comes to council July 16

  • Jul 14, 2020

Victoria council looks to address systemic racism

Motion put forward calling on police to end street checks

  • Jul 14, 2020

Victoria seeks court order to enforce sheltering rules in Beacon Hill Park

People being asked to move out of environmentally sensitive areas of park

Architect plans to revitalize Victoria ‘gateways,’ including Wellburns building

Wood-construction apartments planned for Scott, Wellburn’s buildings

Garden-sharing map connects Victoria landowners and gardeners

U-Map created by Young Agrarians after COVID-19 created uptick in garden matching requests