City of Victoria

Petition calls for suspension of Victoria councillor Ben Isitt

Isitt says petition ‘does not provide a reliable barometer of public opinion’

 

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority delays upgrades, prioritizes shore power

The GVHA master plan will be delayed for five years

 

Victoria examines new, undisclosed location for Crystal Pool

None of the previously-explored locations are currently being prioritized

 

Half of Victoria city councillors live outside of the municipality

Four councillors live in Esquimalt, Saanich rather than Victoria

Victoria slated to pay $90,000 to host FIBA basketball tournament

The event is a qualifying tournament for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Blanshard Block developer aims to complete heritage, tower project without displacing current tenants

Community members commend the move at public meeting on Wednesday night

New bike sensor lights installed at Fort and Wharf Streets

The lights allow cyclists to know their presence has activated the light

Tickets to watch Olympic-qualifying basketball in Victoria go on sale Friday

FIBA’s 2020 Olympic-qualifying tournament on from June 23 to June 28

Saanich and Victoria agree on terms of reference to further amalgamation study

Municipalities put forward funding request to province

Victoria becomes first municipality to endorse campaign for provincially-funded contraception

Council passes motion to support AccessBC campaign for no-cost birth control

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

City of Victoria drafts revision of plastic bag ban bylaw

The bylaw will need to go to the province for approval

Victoria shops avoid plastic bags, despite bylaw being voided

The city is working on getting the bylaw re-established

Victoria votes to slash sister city celebrations

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

Expansive bike park, skate park coming to Topaz Park

City approves $8 million-investment in park’s revitalization

Electric BC Ferries vessels on the move in Victoria

Public invited to watch unloading, transport process

Province rejects two ride hailing operators in Greater Victoria

Two smaller companies rejected in CRD; Uber and Lyft approved in Vancouver

VIDEO: The plastic bag debate leads a selection of today’s news stories

A selection of Greater Victoria top stories for Jan. 23

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

Two councillors tried to eliminate the expense, with widespread rejection