Sep 10

Juan de Fuca Trail

Win! Juan de Fuca Resort plan to go down in defeat!

The people of the greater Victoria region have great reason to celebrate today, as overwhelming public outcry and a historic three days of public hearings later, the members of Land Use Committee A have decided that they cannot go against your wishes and allow a sprawl vacation resort off the Juan de Fuca trail.

Sep 09

babyotters

People power! Juan de Fuca resort decision delayed

Breaking! Mike Hicks, Chair of Land Use Committee A, is voting to deny the proposal. This is huge news, more to come. The vote is now 3-2 in favour of the proposal, so it is not over yet.  Mike Hicks says he came to his conclusion after hearing from the public over three nights of […]

May 17

CRD Defers Juan de Fuca Development Vote

As you may know already, there is considerable tension between the CRD, which wants the region to grow sustainably, and the Juan de Fuca Land use committee, which appears to put developer needs ahead of public welfare. This came to a head with massive public opposition to Ender Ilkay’s outsized 250+ vacation homes in rural […]

Apr 13

Moratorium on Urbal Sprawl in the Capital Regional District.

The Victoria Chapter of the Council of Canadians is very happy to endorse the Dogwood Initiative’s call for a moratorium on all land use changes in the Capital region until The regional sustainability Strategy is complete and The CRD commits to adequately consult and accommodate Indigenous governments Our vision for the Capital Regional District Includes […]

Mar 03

Letter to the Juan de Fuca Land Use Committee

The Victoria Chapter of the Council of Canadians is proud to stand with the Forest Action Network, The Wilderness Committee, The Dogwood Initiative, Elders of the Pacheedaht First Nation, the Jordan River Steering committee and concerned citizens of the greater Victoria area in opposing the rezoning of fragile forest land on the Juan de Fuca […]

Feb 18

ACTION ALERT: Oppose Sprawl Development on the Juan de Fuca Trail

Join the Forest Action Network, The Wilderness Committee, The Dogwood Initiative, Elders of the Pacheedaht First Nation, the Jordan River Steering committee and many other groups in opposing Ender Ilkay’s proposal for a 250+ vacation home and resort that will seriously impact the Juan de Fuca Trail. The Council of Canadians stands in solidarity with them […]