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Untying Oak Bay’s Traffic Knot by Megan Cole – Oak Bay News

By Megan Cole – Oak Bay News
Published: March 08, 2013 7:00 AM

David Leach and his family are a bit unusual. For 12 years, the Leach’s have lived without a car, relying on cycling, walking, transit and car co-ops to get around town.

“I’m a commuter cyclist and I take my kids to and from after-school […]

By |March 9th, 2013|Community Planning, Community Vibrancy, Environment, Social Safety|1 Comment

UVic Building News

The Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability advises that they are currently involved in planning for two new capital projects on campus. They following information is provided as part of UVic’s commitment, under the Engagement Framework report, for engaging community stakeholders on campus land use planning and development projects.

One project is renovations […]

By |February 12th, 2013|Community Planning|Comments Off on UVic Building News

Official Community Plan Review News

Oak Bay Council Selects OCP Review Consultant

February 5, 2013

On Monday February 4, 2013, the Oak Bay Municipal Council considered a recommendation from the Official Community Plan Project Advisory Committee (OPAC) to award the contract for a consultant to facilitate the development of a renewed Official Community Plan for the District of Oak Bay. […]

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Registration Open – A New Leaf – The Regions Future

Registration is Now Open for A New Leaf: Turning to Our Region’s Future (February 21-22, 2013 at the University of Victoria in collaboration with the CRD).

See http://www.uvic.ca/anniversary/newleaf/index.php.

The demographic profile of the capital region is changing. As the population size and structure changes, demands for labour, housing, health care, transportation, education and many other […]

By |January 26th, 2013|Community Planning, Community Vibrancy, Special Events|Comments Off on Registration Open – A New Leaf – The Regions Future

Heritage Oak Bay Press Release

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OCP Project Advisory Committee Update December 2012

The Official Advisory Committee consists of Councillors Herbert, Green and Copley, Mayor Jensen (ex-officio) and six community members (Ms Gloria Back, Mr. John Graham, Mr. Mike Lloyd, Ms Jan Mears, Mr. Patrick Frey, and Mr. Will Moore). The Chair is Councillor Copley and the Chief Administrative Officer, Mr. Mark Brennan, is the Secretary.

Its […]

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Heritage Plan – Update and Survey

After one Town Hall meeting , 2 recent focus group meetings on November 15 and 17, and over 100 online survey replies , many residents have expressed their views and the five Community Heritage Values were identified as most important. So, Survey # 2 has been distilled from that input.
In order to plan effectively […]

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Heritage Town Hall Meeting Part III

Heritage Plan Part Three Town Hall Meeting Dec 4. Mark your calendars and plan to attend. Click for further details.

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CAOB GENERAL MEETING

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF OAK BAY
GENERAL MEETING
Saturday, November 24, 2012
2-4pm
Windsor Park – Rotary Hall
Free

An opportunity to meet your Directors and share ideas about your community
New Members Welcome, Renew your Membership, Memberships Expire December 31st
Oak Bay Community Green Maps will be Available
Program:
• 2:00 – Guest Speaker, Architect, Franc D’Ambrosio on “Building a Community”
• 2:30 – Visions […]

By |November 14th, 2012|Committees, Community Planning, Community Vibrancy, Environment, Membership, Social Safety, Special Events|Comments Off on CAOB GENERAL MEETING

Oak Bay Council Neighbourhood Meeting

NEIGHBOURHOOD MEETING – NOVEMBER 22, 7:00 PM, MONTEREY RECREATION CENTRE

Oak Bay Municipal Council invites residents to this neighbourhood meeting to discuss any items of interest in an open and informal forum. Everyone is welcome to attend.

By |November 10th, 2012|Community Planning, Community Vibrancy, Environment, Social Safety|Comments Off on Oak Bay Council Neighbourhood Meeting