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Improvements at Cadboro-Gyro Park urged as Saanich reviews Financial Plan

As part of Saanich Council’s deliberations on the Draft 2021-2025 Financial Plan, CBRA encouraged improvements for the many families with and without dogs, who collectively treasure Cadboro-Gyro Park for its beachside recreation, community vibrancy and wildlife.  In a letter submitted for the March 23, 2021 Committee of the Whole meeting, CBRA noted key recommendations from its report… Continue reading Improvements at Cadboro-Gyro Park urged as Saanich reviews Financial Plan

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Cadboro Bay takes two spots in the “Top Stories of 2020″ article by Victoria News

To cap off the 2020 year, Victoria News featured its top stories of 2020 and included two from Cadboro Bay. In the opening spotlight is six-year-old Callaghan McLaughlin, who set up a joke stand outside his home to create smiles and laughs amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic. Read his story from April, 2020 here (Photograph above by Kelsea… Continue reading Cadboro Bay takes two spots in the “Top Stories of 2020″ article by Victoria News

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Federal Survey on Dogs in Victoria-area Migratory Bird Sanctuaries

The  Canadian Wildlife Service, with LGL Limited (a local environmental  consulting company), is conducting a data and evidence collection  project investigating impacts from at-large dogs on birds in the  migratory bird sanctuaries in the Greater Victoria area. There are three  Migratory Bird Sanctuaries (MBSs) in the Greater Victoria area:  Victoria Harbour, Shoal Harbour, and Esquimalt… Continue reading Federal Survey on Dogs in Victoria-area Migratory Bird Sanctuaries

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Study of Dogs at Cadboro Bay Beach

Update: Saanich Council meeting agenda for May 17, 2021 includes the topic of dogs at Cadboro-Gyro Park. Learn more, including how you can participate, here. Following six months of research and extensive public input, CBRA completed its report on dogs at Cadboro Bay Beach. The report was submitted to Saanich Council on August 31, 2020… Continue reading Study of Dogs at Cadboro Bay Beach

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Letter: 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 Letter: Dogs on Cadboro Bay Beach

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Letter: Dogs on Cadboro Beach

Hello In 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… Continue reading Letter: Dogs on Cadboro Beach

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Dogs survey: clarification

Following community feedback, we are aware there has been some confusion regarding the purpose of the report and survey. Please read the report and survey, keeping in mind the 3 options presented are mere possibilities. They are offered  as an invitation to a conversation. We are interested in your thoughts on them. Please rate them, but also provide suggestions and… Continue reading Dogs survey: clarification