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July 5 Council Update: Cadboro Dog Bylaws and Strategy

At 11:45 p.m. Mayor and Council wrapped up a lengthy agenda that continued discussion on Cadboro-Gyro Park/Beach dog restrictions and the development of a Saanich-wide dog strategy. In the public correspondence submitted on Cadboro-Gyro/Park (Agenda Item #5), significant fatigue was expressed in a number of the letters from community members, with some noting that public… Continue reading July 5 Council Update: Cadboro Dog Bylaws and Strategy

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Dogs at Cadboro-Gyro Park on July 5 Agenda, Police Recommendations Released

Saanich Council will resume deliberation on the topic of dogs at Cadboro-Gyro Park and Beach on Monday July 5 at 7pm. Please review the agenda to access all reports and instructions on how to participate. The agenda contains two topics related to dogs: #5 is specific to Cadboro-Gyro Park/Beach, and #6 relates to the Municipal… Continue reading Dogs at Cadboro-Gyro Park on July 5 Agenda, Police Recommendations Released

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“People, Parks and Dogs” on June 14 Saanich Agenda

Saanich staff have now posted the agenda for the June 14 meeting of Saanich Council. It includes the anticipated report, PEOPLE, PARKS, AND DOGS: A DISTRICT-WIDE STRATEGY FOR SHARING SAANICH'S PARKS. Instructions on how to participate in the meeting are provided in the agenda, and public input is accepted via email at council@saanich.ca until noon… Continue reading “People, Parks and Dogs” on June 14 Saanich Agenda

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Event May 27th – Building for a One Planet Region

Listen in on May 27, 5-7 pm, for the exciting One Planet Conversations speaker series. Open to the public and hosted via Zoom: Building for a One Planet RegionWhen we look at Victoria and Saanich's ecological footprint, buildings are the third largest component (after food and transportation). So how do we build housing and do… Continue reading Event May 27th – Building for a One Planet Region

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Dogs At Cadboro-Gyro on Saanich Agenda, May 17

Today Saanich posted the agenda for the May 17th Council meeting and it includes multiple recommendations related to dogs in Gyro Park. The recommendations flow from the Parks, Trails & Recreation Advisory Committee Chaired by Councillor Judy Brownoff, and from Saanich Parks Staff. All recommendations relate to the park areas (not the beach), though they… Continue reading Dogs At Cadboro-Gyro on Saanich Agenda, May 17

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Saanich may test dog park options in “Roving Pilot” this summer

Saanich is proposing a summer research project that will test out temporary enclosed areas for dogs to play, rotating through several Saanich Parks -- including Cadboro-Gyro Park. A report from Saanich Staff will be brought forward to Saanich Council later this month. It will be posted on the CBRA website as soon as it is… Continue reading Saanich may test dog park options in “Roving Pilot” this summer