Neighbours Helping Neighbours Build a Disaster-Resistant Community May 3 to May 9 is Emergency Preparedness Week in British Columbia. As part of that week, the Oak Bay Emergency Program (OBEP) will be holding a FREE information session: May 5 – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Windsor Pavilion, 2451 Windsor Road in Oak Bay This interactive … Read more

“Nothing About Us Without Us” In his first large Town Hall Forum on Poverty and Homelessness, MLA Andrew Weaver welcomed over 200 people to the University of Victoria to participate in what was dubbed “The difficult conversation.”  I was asked to moderate the Forum (a real privilege for me) and was impressed with the large … Read more

I attended a special joint Police Board/Council meeting on March 26, to review and talk about the Oak Bay Police Department’s 2013-2017 Strategic Plan, completed and introduced in February 2013.  The Plan represents “an extensive internal and community consultation process”  designed to serve as a “road map” or guide to the future development of our … Read more