2016 Asset Management Report for the District of Oak Bay Opus International Consultants (Canada) Ltd.    Completed in 2016 but not released to the public until 2017, this is perhaps the most serious looming priority we have seen for Oak Bay in recent years.  Public assets are defined as sewer, water, storm drains, roads (incl. … Read more

I hit the campaign trail today with my sister (official photographer) to attend the Bowker Creek Brush-Up, an annual favourite of mine and such a wonderful event that showcases the immense talent of our local artists and their work.  I enjoyed bumping into friends Daphne Goode (formerly of Shaw Cable), Victor Lotto, popular local Oak … Read more

Urban deer in Oak Bay, 2018 As a candidate for Oak Bay Council, I have been asked for my position on deer management in Oak Bay. I support the current program in place, first adopted by Oak Bay Council in late 2016, a three-way partnership between Oak Bay municipality, the non-profit Urban Wildlife Stewardship Society … Read more

It was an amazing race for the Mayor’s job and with a wonderful group of volunteers who pitched in willingly and did everything right, I was proud of our campaign.  We worked so hard to reach voters and present a different choice for leadership and a different voice of experience.  In the end, the voters … Read more

Thank you to over 2,000 Oak Bay residents who voted for me and supported me.  I had wonderful campaign volunteers and we worked hard to run a good race with integrity.  I will never forget all of the wonderful people who worked on my behalf and a special thank you goes to my wonderful sister … Read more

After hearing from over 25 speakers at last night’s Public Hearing on Oak Bay’s new Official Community Plan draft, and following clarification from staff that led to minor amendments based on key questions and points made by residents who spoke during the hearing, the Official Community Plan was adopted in a unanimous vote by Council.  … Read more

I attended, with Councillor Pamela Copley, the Capital Regional District’s special Board meeting, to consider Oak Bay’s draft Official Community Plan document.  This is part of the regular provincial and legislative approval processes, following Oak Bay Council’s first, second and third reading of the document on June 29, 2014.  As you know, the OCP Public … Read more

Oak Bay will be offering new information sessions on Emergency Preparedness.  These ninety minute sessions will be held as follows: Two Evening Sessions at Windsor Park Pavilion – 2451 Windsor Road Tuesday, September 23 and Tuesday, November 18, 2014 – 7:00 PM – To register for one of these sessions, call 250-592-9121 or email obep@oakbay.ca … Read more

It was a warm and busy day in Oak Bay on August 10th, with two big events featured in Oak Bay Village and along Bowker Creek.  The annual Car Show brought out big crowds and great cars of all types and vintages.  At Bowker Creek, it was the annual Artists’ Brush-Up, with two notable artists … Read more