CFAX Interview

Nov 16, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

CFAX interview

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Metro Victoria – A Draft Mission Statement Media Release

Nov 15, 2011 No Comments ›› Rob

MEDIA RELEASE  14 November 2011 For Immediate Release  Saanich Candidate proposes new governance for Greater Victoria Region Saanich candidate Rob Wickson has made an important announcement today which could lead the way to a new governance model for the greater Victoria region. "Over the past few months it has become increasingly evident that our present system of regional government is fractured and ...

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CFAX interview with Dave Dickson

Oct 21, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

October 20th CFAX interview with Dave Dickson on Campaign Financial Disclosure

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Talking about LRT

Oct 18, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

Talking about LRT (Light Rail Transit). CFAX interview with Al Ferraby Oct 2011

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Smart Growth

Sep 28, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

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Why is it Time for a Metro Victoria Transportation Authority

Sep 23, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

I was thinking that it was about time to have a focused debate about regional transportation. But wait a minute; is that not what we were all doing when we gathered together from 1999 through 2003 to consider our transportation future under the Regional Growth Strategy? I certainly thought so when I and many other ...

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Is this the best use for corridor property?

Sep 23, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

I felt a strong sense of dread when I left the open house put on by the developer for the proposed Superstore on the old Mayfair Bowling Lanes site. When this proposal originally was approved by a prior Saanich Council, many of us in the community felt let down. Here we are trying ...

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Landowners have a stake in rapid transit

Sep 23, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

Approach to design should start with a blank slate, fresh ideas BY ROBERT WICKSON, SPECIAL TO TIMES COLONIST DECEMBER 23, 2010 I am amazed at how long it has taken us to begin to understand the benefits of a rapid transit system for our community. As an economist and ...

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Letter to Saanich News Editor

Sep 23, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

Mr. Sketchley, this letter is not for you. We already know what you think. This letter is for those folks that just want to do the best they can for themselves, their families, and their community. All the people I meet want basically the same things; a little positive social life, ...

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Gorge Tillicum Breaks the Mold

Sep 23, 2011 No Comments ›› Wickson

As of 11:15 p.m. on May 26th, the Gorge Tillicum Community entered a new era when Saanich Council unanimously approved the development permits for two residential buildings on the Tillicum Centre parking lot. As a resident of the neighbor hood since 1988, I have been working and advocating for such a shift in thinking for ...

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