Big box stores in Central Saanich
Feedback cool, but varied, on Keating big box proposal (RRoCSS: this is a better title than the original "Mixed messages in Keating feedback": the speakers and the letters spoke overwhelmingly against bylaw 1760)
"While all 19 people who spoke showed some form of opposition to the bylaws, competing visions voiced by the residents highlighted part of the problem facing council: the community’s desires are varied when it comes to revitalizing the Keating corridor."
Read more - Peninsula News Review (March 22, 2012)
Learn more about big box stores: Big box Evaluator - Big Box Toolkit
Work together on area's future
Out of the blue, as it were, Central Saanich council has announced it may consider allowing "big box" stores in the Keating area. Councillors have decided to hold a public meeting on March 12 to discuss the matter...
Read more - Times Colonist (February 16, 2012)
'Open for business': Central Saanich considers nixing size limits at Keating
Central Saanich could be "open for business" for larger retailers after council opted to move forward with a bylaw to remove a size restriction in Keating X Road business area.,,
Read more - Peninsula News Review (February 14, 2012)