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Community Shredding Day
Saturday, May 2nd, 10am-2pm
All proceeds benefit BGCA programs and services.
Bring your personal papers or small business documents for shredding by donation (no metal, small staples ok). You can find us at the Southeast corner of the Mayfair Shopping Centre parking lot, closest to Finlayson & Blanshard!
-> Clear out unwanted paperwork
-> Protect yourself from identity theft
-> Recycle personal documents securely
Please feel free to share this through the event page on Facebook! Please call the BGCA for more info: 250-388-5251.
Save the Date - Selkirk Waterfront Festival 2015
Saturday, May 23rd, 10am-3pm
Mark the date on your calendar! Don’t miss this free, fun-filled family event that offers something for everyone! The Selkirk Waterfront Festival is an annual event hosted by the Burnside Gorge Community Association. Highlights include the Giant Swing Ride, fun inflatables, facepainting, balloon animals and duck pond in the Family Fun Zone; the international food court with some of Victoria’s foodie favourites (Puerto Vallarta Amigos, the Hungry Rooster, and the Greek Community Society to name a few) and unique items for sale in the Artisan Craft Market.
See full event details HERE.
The Resource Room is accepting donations of clean and gently used spring and summer wear for boys and girls (preschool age to teens) as well as men's and women's clothing.
No stuffies, books, videos or hats at this time, please. Thank you!
Join the Family Self Sufficiency Program
Do you worry about your finances? Do you have concerns about debt? Are you on the Rental Assistance Program or do you live in subsidized housing? The Family Self Sufficiency Program is currently recruiting. Call today to speak with an FSS Advisor, 250-388-5251. Learn more about the Family Self Sufficiency Program here.
Burnside Heritage Walking Tour
The Victoria Heritage Foundation has just released a Burnside Heritage Walking Tour. Self-guided tour maps are available at the Burnside Gorge Community Centre. If you'd rather enjoy the neighbourhood from the comfort of your desk, there is also a virtual Burnside Heritage Tour as well.
Need Legal Advice?
The Burnside Gorge Community Centre hosts a free, weekly Legal Clinic on Tuesdays, from 2-3pm. Appointments are booked in 15 minute increments. All legal questions welcome. Call 250-388-5251 to book your appointment.
Own Your Block
Is there graffiti on the telephone poles in your neighbourhood? Revitalize them with your own paint-out kit! Click here for details.
Help Us Stay Afloat on the Harbour
- live or work in the Burnside Gorge community?
- have a desire to support the Burnside Gorge community?
- want to be involved in making Burnside Gorge a safer and more attractive community?
- have a passion for the Victoria harbour's commercial vitality?
- want to actively participate in supporting activities and commerce in the Victoria harbour?
If you answered yes to the above questions, the Board of Directors for the Burnside Gorge Community Association would like you to apply to join us and represent the community in a local harbour association!
Youth Self Sufficiency Program featured on Shaw TV Victoria
The Youth Self Sufficiency program supports youth in Ministry care, on Youth Agreements or without supports as they transition into adulthood. Visit our Media Page or click here to learn more about the YSS program.