In October 2020, my debut novel, Fake It So Real, was published by Gibsons-based Nightwood Editions. Not the best time to bring a book into the world, I know. My dreams of hosting a huge book launch/dance party to kick off a cross-Canada book tour were not to be. I birthed this book so that […]
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Clover Point, the waterfront outlook south of Dallas Road (near its intersection with Moss St.) has been in the news recently. A City of Victoria staff report recommended some interim design changes along the existing parking loop. The post below is a letter from GVPN Chair Ray Straatsma to Victoria Mayor and Council; it was one of […]
Want to be part of a diverse team to design and roll out a process to empower your community to decide how to spend $50,000 to make “neighbourhood spaces” even better? The Greater Victoria Placemaking Network and our partners at Building Resilient Neighbourhoods are co-hosting this year’s citizen-led Steering Committee, of up to 20 volunteers. This year’s theme is NEIGHBOURHOOD SPACES. The […]
by Guest Blogger John Threlfall What kind of books get placed in Little Free Libraries? Who puts them there? From where? How often? Which authors? Questions were many; the answers lay in our library. With the public libraries closed due to the pandemic this spring, it seemed the ideal time to open our own Little […]
There are now over 300 little free libraries in the CRD!
Little free library friends, We hope this finds you well and that you are keeping your spirits and health up during the COVID-19 pandemic and its “social distancing.” We have had a few people contact us about little free libraries and COVID-19. As you know, we support little free libraries by posting our map of […]