Over the past few months, media attention has focused on the loss of older character homes barged from Oak Bay and transplanted to other communities. The San Juan Community Home Trust is a grateful recipient of these homes, re-purposed by the Trust as affordable housing on San Juan Island, Washington State. This affordable housing project … Read more
The attached link to the British newspaper, the Guardian, and it’s article on Oak Bay housing, resonates across our region. Thanks to reporter, Ashifa Kassam for her coverage and interest in this blog website and my articles on housing. You can read the entire Guardian article here: Guardian newspaper article on Oak Bay homes going to Washington State.
I recently attended and moderated a public forum, hosted by our local MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, Dr. Andrew Weaver, who was joined by keynote guest speaker Isobel Mackenzie, BC’s Seniors’ Advocate. Ms. Mackenzie did a lot of “myth-busting” about BC seniors during her presentation and summarized some key findings and highlights. Did you know: … Read more