Category: Youth

  • Council Summer Wrap Up – Housing, Bike Lanes, Sports Fields, and More

    Thursday was our last Council meeting before a summer recess, and it was a long one! It was probably one of the most exciting days in my almost-decade at the Council table in terms of big moves that lay the ground work for the future. Here’s a synopsis of the key decisions and, where applicable,…

  • Racism Has No Place in Our City or Our Country

    Images from the #peoplelessprotest organized at Centennial Square by Victoria Youth of Colour. The events of the last several days south of the border have sparked difficult and important conversations, as once again the systemic racism in American society is revealed. Racism does not stop at the border. These are also conversations we need to…

  • City of Victoria Takes Steps Towards Recovery

    Facebook Live address. Friday May 15. We’ll be back next Friday, May 22 at 2pm on the City’s Facebook page, here. I’d like to recognize that Sunday, May 17 marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the discrimination, harassment, and violence members of the LGBTQ2+ community still…

  • Council considers recovery actions for business and residents

    City COVID-19 Update, May 12 2020 I apologize for not posting Friday’s Facebook live address here. If you missed it and you want to catch up, you can view it here on the City’s Facebook page. Today is International Nurses Day. More than ever, I know we are all so keenly aware of the amazing…

  • Federal and Provincial Governments Work Together to Provide Rent Relief to Business – Thank You!

    For those who want to stay right up to date with what’s happening in the City on COVID-19, please join me daily on the City of Victoria’s Facebook page at 2:30pm. And please share this link and information with your friends and neighbours. We’re getting lots of emails with lots of questions and we’ll do…


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