Commonwealth Games

Greater Victoria would be enriched by hosting Commonwealth Games

Honourary board member from 1994 Games keen to support bid, unlike last time

  • Nov 7, 2017

 

More support for Victoria’s Commonwealth Games bid

Former UVic chancellor, construction company boss, says Games invaluable for youth

  • Oct 19, 2017

 

OPINION: 2010 Winter Games CEO fully behind Victoria’s Commonwealth Games bid

John Furlong sees opportunity as chance to continue building country’s stellar rep as event host

  • Oct 17, 2017

 

Deadline extension for Games puts Victoria back in the ball game

Commonwealth Games Federation refuses Birmingham bid as ‘not fully compliant’

DAVID BLACK: Saanich Commonwealth Pool the site of many accomplishments

Long-term, varied use of facilities one of the keys to 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

  • Sep 21, 2017

Victoria’s Courtnall brothers support Commonwealth Games bid

Opportunity to inspire residents to be more active, healthy and connected

  • Sep 17, 2017

DAVID BLACK: Facilities and legacies a big part of 1994 Games

Similar additions to local recreation infrastructure possible with another Games in Victoria

  • Sep 14, 2017

Commonwealth Games benefits remain illusory

B.C. government right to decide against financially backing Victoria’s bid

  • Sep 11, 2017

DAVID BLACK: More money for affordable housing in Victoria with Commonwealth Games bid

Applying for funding using the traditional route would yield far less, bid chair says

  • Sep 10, 2017

DAVID BLACK: Private citizens step up to cover potential Commonwealth Games cost overruns

Budgeting done conservatively; province, Greater Victoria municipalities would receive new revenues

  • Sep 7, 2017

New figures more rosy for Commonwealth Games bid in Victoria

Provincial commitment far less; municipalities stand to come out ahead: economic analysis

DAVID BLACK: Greater Victoria’s 2022 Games bid fine-tuned, still alive

Reworked plan to be unveiled at home in advance of Commonwealth Games Federation submission

  • Sep 5, 2017

EDITORIAL: Best of intentions not enough for Victoria’s Games bid

Plenty of good ideas and outcomes in plan, but buy-in from the masses lacking

  • Aug 29, 2017

Not focusing on financial message hurt chances: Games bid committee member

Time crunch spelled doom for Victoria’s Commonwealth Games bid

UPDATE: Province will not fund Victoria’s Commonwealth Games bid

Bid committee chair David Black ‘terribly disappointed’ with turn of events

Esquimalt a holdout on region’s Commonwealth Games bid

Council looked for specifics in plan, saw little direct value for Esquimalt

Victoria 2022 bid committee chair offers costs/benefits of hosting Commonwealth Games

David Black says there’s never been a better time to leverage government funding for local projects

  • Aug 23, 2017

Time not right for a Games bid for Victoria, tax watchdog says

Stan Bartlett wants more community input before area taxpayers asked to pay for Games

  • Aug 23, 2017

EDITORIAL: Games enthusiasm captured on video

Victoria 2022 bid committee chair Black has ammunition to counter naysayers

Queen’s Baton Relay reaches Victoria

The baton visits 70 Commonwealth nations before reaching Australia’s Gold Coast in April 2018.

  • Aug 1, 2017