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

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

Similar additions to local recreation infrastructure possible with another Games in Victoria
Letter: Unofficial bike path poses risk to cyclists

Letter: Unofficial bike path poses risk to cyclists

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LETTER: Let Saanich local area plans fulfill their purpose

LETTER: Let Saanich local area plans fulfill their purpose

Saanich proposes to update all 12 existing Local Area Plans within the municipality at a cost of $350,000 to $500,000 per plan.
LETTER: Use old Emily Carr library as a daycare centre

LETTER: Use old Emily Carr library as a daycare centre

Re: Former Saanich library continues to sit vacant , Saanich News, Sept. 8

Commonwealth Games benefits remain illusory

B.C. government right to decide against financially backing Victoria’s bid
LETTERS: Residents say ‘no’ to carriage houses

LETTERS: Residents say ‘no’ to carriage houses

Readers respond to Saanich News’ Sept. 8 editorial
DAVID BLACK: More money for affordable housing in Victoria with Commonwealth Games bid

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

LETTER: Cameras can’t compete with police resources

Police feet on the Malahat Highway and in municipalities where they live will prevent far more deaths than cheapskate approaches like long-interval speed measuring systems that may not be able to identify the aggressive driver weaving in and out of traffic, nor other offenders.
LETTER: CRD using taxpayers as ATM

LETTER: CRD using taxpayers as ATM

Taxpayers do not want money spent on wastewater trips. It leaves the impression the CRD does not know what they are doing after 20 years of discussion. Let the travelling salesmen bring their promotions to Victoria as they will likely receive a commission.
DAVID BLACK: Private citizens step up to cover potential Commonwealth Games cost overruns

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

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