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Oak Bay Candidates respond to Heritage and Development Issues

This survey was developed by residents of the planned Heritage Conservation Area (HCA), The Prospect, and asked candidates four questions: their top heritage priority how they would reconcile conflicts between heritage protection and infill opportunities their position on community contributions from developers how they would balance development against preserving natural environments, heritage structures and character neighbourhoods. Nine of the ten [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|

“The Prospect” HCA Newsletter – October 2018

Some Highlights: Rural-like streetscapes, natural topography, stone walls, mature tree canopy, historic houses; ocean views, social history. Famous architect, Francis Rattenbury, who, with friends, developed The Prospect neighbourhood, said: “Oak Bay District is one of the most lovely residential areas I have ever seen, and it is my desire to retain this beauty as far as possible.” Read more [...]

By |October 12th, 2018|

“The Prospect” HCA Newsletter – June 2018

Some Highlights: Celebrating Jane's Walk... On Friday, May 11th and Saturday, May 12th, approximately forty people participated in a guided walk through the proposed Prospect Heritage Conservation Area (HCA). It was advertised through the Jane’s Walks announcements by the Community Association of Oak Bay (thank you, Rick Marshall ) and on our website. Read more of our newsletter - [...]

By |June 10th, 2018|