When the James Bay Roundtable (a coffee group of local businesses, not-for-profits and James Bay residents) imagined their first major community event, it was the image of the Irving Park mural that inspired us
Have you ever imagined what it was like to live on your street a hundred years ago? Have you tried to picture the people who would have been your neighbours if you could be magically transported back in time?
Super Chance—the perfect name for James Bay Square’s household consignment store since chances that are, at first, invisible, abound!
This summer at the James Bay Market, as always, we will be celebrating weekly as the appearance of gifts from the earth grows in abundance, thanks to the incredible efforts of our farmers. Watch as an ever-increasing variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers arrive throughout the season.
Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) and Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA) are both valuable tax planning vehicles. However, the penalties for over-contribution can be quite expensive.
This summer, the James Bay Community Project is offering a program for girls -- with a difference. The girls participating get to choose what they want to do!
They are at it again. This time it is the quaint horse carriages which decorate James Bay and slow down the traffic. But it is not the loss of precious seconds that annoys our councillor. No, it is concern for the horses!
There are a great many circumstances during our transition to life in Canada that have required some adjustment in attitude or just plain learning new things and ways, as I have tried to catalogue here in this column.
James Bay Community Project has an initiative in the running for funding under the City of Victoria’s Participatory Budgeting.
If you have been following the updates we share in each issue of the JBB, you probably know that we, the Victoria Health Co-op, have funding for a part-time Nurse Practitioner (NP).
James Bay was once very rich in butterflies. In the 1890s, WH Danby reported that “millions of butterflies” swarmed the meadows around Beacon Hill and along the sea cliffs; some species even formed “clouds” of thousands of individuals. It must have been a spectacular sight.
By the 20th Century, Victoria had become a busy Pacific Coast seaport. Ships from around the world arrived at the Rithet Wharves in the Outer Harbour, bringing goods and travellers.
When John Scattergood graciously agreed to be recognized as another ‘pearl’ for my “String of Pearls” I couldn’t help but be delighted by his unusual name.
As part of the preparation for a new James Bay Local Area Plan, two City of Victoria senior planners made a presentation to the James Bay Neighbourhood Association (JBNA) at the regular monthly meeting on June 12, 2019.