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Re: Dogs on Cadboro Bay Beach

Your report was brought to my attention recently and it raises numerous concerns, including a picture of a loose pet on its front cover. It appears to have been written by a dog lobby/special interest group. I am quoted out of context and crucial information on Migratory Bird Sanctuaries and their regulations (below) is missing.… Continue reading Re: Dogs on Cadboro Bay Beach

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Re: Canine Survey Response

Greetings:My wife and I have resided in Cadboro Bay since May, 1991.  In that time one of the most significant changes has been the increase in the residential canine population.  This is a trend that has been seen in many communities, not just ours.  The impact of this change has been both positive and negative.… Continue reading Re: Canine Survey Response

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Re: Dogs on Cadboro Beach

HelloIn response to recent letters about dogs on Cadboro Beach that take issue with restrictions. Please consider that there are valid, non-frivolous reasons for wanting tighter restrictions. For people who have a fear of dogs, or an allergy to them, restrictions allow them to enjoy the same privilege you take for granted — to walk, swim… Continue reading Re: Dogs on Cadboro Beach

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Re: 2345 Queenswood Dr.

 Dear Cadboro Bay Residents Association I am opposed to this Subdivision Application in its current form. It is not in keeping with the treed, semi-rural, and natural aspects of Queenswood which our neighbourhood values.I support the recommendation which has been proposed by a group of residents who are close neighbours of 2345 Queenswood Drive:  RS12 Zoned… Continue reading Re: 2345 Queenswood Dr.

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The Ballad of the Dogless Beach

Dear Mayor and Council of Saanich, and Other Officials:Looming strict dog-control measures sure make Saanich parks and beaches less fun and welcoming – enough to drive some of us to doggerel.F. A. JardineSaanichBallad of the Dog-less BeachIf you go down to the beach todayYou’re in for a disappointment.If you like dogs and watching them playYou’ll… Continue reading The Ballad of the Dogless Beach

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Re: Queenswood development

I am writing to voice EXTREME opposition to the proposed ‘development’ at 2345 Queenswood Dr.I live down the block, and have since 1988.  i have watched as old homes are torn down for new mansions, many removing old trees and as the years go on  the nature of the neighbourhood is changed. it is constant;… Continue reading Re: Queenswood development

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Re: Proposed Development at 2345 Queenswood Drive

Dear Mr. Dahli, I am one of the many residents strongly opposed to this proposal, and we have recently been informed that it’s important to bring CBRA into the matter. Several of us have already written to Saanich Planning, but we need to know that the rest of Cadboro Bay and Queenswood are also informed.I… Continue reading Re: Proposed Development at 2345 Queenswood Drive