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Get Downtown with the DRA

Posted on May 21st, 2017 · Posted in Community Development, Events

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 5:30  – 8:30 PM The Downtown Residents’ Association invites you to: Get up Get out Get Downtown  Join us for a casual social night at.. Read more

Recap: Election 2014 Downtown Mayoral Debate

Posted on November 4th, 2014 · Posted in Community Development, Community Events, Public Forums

When: Wednesday Oct 29th from 7 pm – 9 pm Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street This event was co-sponsored by the DRA, DVBA, and GVPL. Four of the.. Read more

Recap: Downtown Victoria Livability Solutions Town Hall Meeting

The CRD projects that the residential community in the Downtown Core Area will grow by approximately 10,000 people in the next 30 years. On Wednesday October 1, 2014, the Victoria.. Read more

Submit Your Questions! Election 2014 Downtown Mayoral Debate

Posted on October 8th, 2014 · Posted in Community Development, Community Events, Events, News, Public Forums

The DRA is co-sponsoring an all-mayoral candidates debate with the Downtown Victoria Business Association and the Greater Victoria Public Library. This is an opportunity for everyone who lives, works, or owns.. Read more

Town Hall Meeting: Livability Solutions in Downtown Victoria

Posted on September 4th, 2014 · Posted in Community Development, Events, News, Public Forums

On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, the DRA’s Healthy Living Committee will host a discussion forum in the City Hall Antechamber, for the purpose of developing solutions to present and future livability issues.. Read more

Draft Harbour Vitality Principles: Your feedback wanted!

Posted on August 5th, 2014 · Posted in City Hall, Community Development

The City of Victoria has just prepared the draft Harbour Vitality Principles based on the public comments and ideas heard by engaging over 700 people through the Harbour Dialogue Open House, Ideas.. Read more

Victoria Matters: Sewage Treatment in the CRD

Posted on March 15th, 2014 · Posted in Community Development, Community Events, Public Forums

The Victoria Downtown Residents Association will host a public forum on the topic of sewage treatment in the CRD on Wednesday, April 2, 7:00 pm, at the Victoria Event Centre,.. Read more

Victoria Matters Public Forum: Affordable Housing Challenges and Opportunities

Posted on January 4th, 2014 · Posted in Community Development, Community Events

The DRA’s Community Development Committee will host the second Victoria Matters public forum on Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 pm at the Victoria Event Centre. The theme of the forum.. Read more

DRA Public Forum: Regional Amalgamation

Posted on October 30th, 2013 · Posted in Community Development, Community Events

The DRA Community Development Committee hosted its first Victoria Matters forum on Oct. 2nd at the Victoria Event Centre.  Over 40 community members attended the event, which featured 3 speakers.. Read more

DRA Public Forum: Regional Amalgamation

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 · Posted in Community Development, Community Events, Events, News, Public Forums

In October the DRA will be hosting its first public forum. Organized by the Community Development Committee, the focus will be on the question of regional amalgamation. Confirmed speakers include John.. Read more

Neighbourhood Resilience

Posted on November 17th, 2012 · Posted in Community Development, General

  Want to get involved and engaged but don’t know how to go about it? There is no shortage of Victorians who care about their community and want to help… Read more

Second Mural for Fisgard Street

Posted on October 6th, 2012 · Posted in Community Development

A second mural conveying Pacifica Housing’s commitment to home, community and family will go up at the Society’s main administrative offices during Homelessness Action Week (October 7 – 13, 2012)… Read more

Downtown Emergency Contact List

Posted on October 5th, 2012 · Posted in Community Development, General

Here’s a handy contact list to keep next to your home phone and refrigerator.  Print a few out for your neighbours and place one in your condo buildings bulletin board… Read more

We Need Your Help to Address Pandora Street Woes

Posted on June 26th, 2012 · Posted in Community Development

There has been continuing talk about the state of affairs of Pandora Street and related issues of policing and City bylaws.  To give residents some background on the progress of.. Read more

Share An Idea

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 · Posted in Community Development, General

I want _______ in my neighbourhood.   Fill out the sentence however you like in the comments field.  What would make your neighbourhood better?