Anxiety amongst voters on amalgamation referendum

Anxiety amongst voters on amalgamation referendum

Non-binding referendum asks Victoria and Saanich residents to endorse citizens’ assembly


The City of Victoria supports the idea of allowing an independent citizen’s assembly to determine options for amalgamation of the City and the District of Saanich. One reader says it’s critical to keep govenment intervention from spoiling the process. News file photo

Victoria mayor sees larger domain through potential merger, reader writes

Citizen’s assemblies need a chance to operate free from government intervention

  • May 16, 2018


Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell will provide updates on their municipalities’ efforts to pursue the formation of a citizen’s assembly to look into amalgamation, at a community meeting hosted by Amalgamation Yes on Wednesday night (April 25) at Victoria High School. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Amalgamation Yes hosting citizen’s assembly info meeting Wednesday at Vic High

Mayors of Victoria and Saanich will be on hand to give updates to residents