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We’re not shy about tackling the topics that generate passion and debate in the Hillside-Quadra neighbourhood.

Allotment Gardens at The Summit at Quadra Village

29 October 2017: The Hillside-Quadra Healthy Neighbourhood Working Group, in consultation with The Summit at Quadra Village project team have identified allotment gardens as a priority for a 5000 square feet area of the site. This summer, the groundwork to develop a plan for presentation to Island Health – and to share with neighbourhood residents for feedback – got underway. Given the number of people in the neighbourhood interested in healthy, locally grown food, and the number of folks challenged by food security issues, it seems like the creation of allotment gardens is long overdue.

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Planning for the Future of Hillside-Quadra

June 15, 2017.
Over the next few years, the City of Victoria and several institutional partners, including BC Housing, School District 61 and the Capital Regional District, will reach out to Hillside-Quadra residents to develop a vision and a plan for the neighbourhood. Please share your ideas and participate in the grassroots planning process that unfolds in the autumn of 2017 and beyond. This is our opportunity to shape the future of our neighbourhood and city – and everyone has a role to play.

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Coming to a Hillside Crosswalk Near You!

15 June, 2017
Surely getting a simple change such as a pedestrian activated crossing light at Graham St. would not be too difficult? At least that’s what I thought going in! Thus began a very long process of working with the neighbourhood land use committee and navigating the corridors of City Hall.

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Rock Bay Creek Revival

by Dorothy Field Did you know there was once a small lake called Harris Pond in the low spot at Vining and Stanley? And that a creek drained the pond, running through Fernwood, Hillside Quadra, and Burnside Gorge, before it emptied into Rock Bay? If you put your ear... read more

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