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City of Victoria Municipal By-Election – December 12 -Questions for Candidates and Responses

Posted on November 26th, 2020 · Posted in City Hall, Events, News

When the by-election was first scheduled for April 4, the DRA prepared a list of questions which were submitted to each candidate. We have revised our questions and submitted them.. Read more

Press Release re Sheltering in Centennial Square

Posted on September 9th, 2020 · Posted in Events, General, Land Use, News

Victoria Downtown Residents Association Frustrated by Proposed Resumption of Sheltering in Centennial Square The Victoria Downtown Residents Association expresses frustration with the decision made by City Council at its meeting on.. Read more

Municipal By-Election 2020 – Questions for Candidates

Posted on March 15th, 2020 · Posted in Events, General

UPDATE – March 19 The Municipal By-Election has officially been postponed. We will maintain this document and encourage those Candidates who have not yet responded to do so. When we know.. Read more

2018 Municipal Election Events

Posted on September 5th, 2018 · Posted in Community Events, Events, Public Forums

Municipal elections are quickly approaching and on October 20th, 2018, Victoria voters will be casting ballots for the Mayor’s seat and eight city Councillors. The Victoria DRA is looking to.. Read more

Eats & Beats on the Street

Posted on August 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Community Development, Community Events, Events

The Victoria Downtown Residents’ Association, Lucky Bar and Dylan’s Sports Bar & Grill have partnered to produce the third annual community event: Eats & Beats on the Street on Wednesday,.. Read more

Get Downtown with the DRA

Posted on January 8th, 2018 · Posted in Events

The Downtown Residents’ Association invites you to: Get up Get out Get Downtown  Join us on Wednesday 24 January at 5:30 pm for a social night at Restaurante La Tortilla Mexicana. .. Read more

Eats & Beats on the Street

Posted on July 24th, 2017 · Posted in Community Development, Community Events, Events, Social Events

Wednesday, August 9 2017   5:30 – 9:30 pm – 500 Block Johnson Street The Victoria Downtown Residents Association (DRA) and the businesses along Lower Johnson (LoJo) are co-hosting Eats &.. Read more

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

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

AGM Coming Up: 23 January 2014

Posted on January 11th, 2014 · Posted in Events, News

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, 23 January at 5:30 pm at the Downtown Community Centre at 755 Pandora.  There are positions open on the Board, and Wendy Bowkett,.. 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

DRA Communications Committee

Posted on July 7th, 2013 · Posted in Events, News

The next communications meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 23 July at 5:30 pm at Veneto (Hotel Rialto). Any members interested in contributing to DRA communications are welcome to join in… Read more

DRA Community Development Committee

Posted on July 7th, 2013 · Posted in Events, News

Meet and Greet/Brainstorming: An informal meeting at the Veneto (Hotel Rialto) will be held on Tuesday 16 July from 5:30-6:30 pm to discuss programming and planning of community social events… Read more

Community Safety Committee Meet and Greet & Brainstorming Session

Posted on June 6th, 2013 · Posted in Events

The DRA is hoping to organize an ongoing Community Safety Committee to deal with issues of street crime, homelessness, graffiti, noise pollution and the like. The first meeting of this group.. Read more

Roving Refinery at Bon Macaron

Posted on June 2nd, 2013 · Posted in Events, Social Events

On May 30 David Boetti and Yann Fougere, owners of Bon Macaron, hosted a group of DRA members to a really fun introduction to a world of new tastes. They.. Read more

Roving Refinery at Bon Macaron

Posted on May 14th, 2013 · Posted in Events

Please come one, come all and join us for this round of the Roving Refinery at Bon Macaron Patisserie. Music and refreshments will be provided along with the opportunity to.. Read more

Roving Refinery at Chorizo & Co. Spanish Delicatessen

Posted on April 29th, 2013 · Posted in Events, Social Events

Our last Roving Refinery event was held at Chorizo & Co. on Jan 16th. Chorizo is a Spanish deli located at 807 Fort St. Eighteen DRA members enjoyed a wonderful.. Read more

Upcoming Roving Refinery: TBA

Posted on April 23rd, 2013 · Posted in Events, General, Social Events

Roving Refinery Details about our next event will be confirmed soon! Will be at the end of May, stay tuned for details. For updates check our Facebook page or follow.. Read more

Johnson Street Bridge Update

Posted on April 23rd, 2013 · Posted in Events, General, Land Use

  Tuesday 30th April Johnson Street Bridge Update hosted by DRA 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm New location: Silver Threads at 1728 Douglas St (admin building) The JSB Committee will.. Read more