Welcome to the Burnside Gorge Community Association
A Unique & Innovative Community Centre
All Candidates Meeting
Please join us for an All Candidates Meeting for the Victoria Swan Lake riding on Sunday, April 30th. This is a great opportunity to share what issues matter most to you in our community! 1:30-3pm, light refreshments will be available.
Wiggles & Giggles Cancelled
Wiggles & Giggles and Parent & Tot drop-ins has been cancelled for Monday, April 24th. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Please call 250-388-5251 to find out if drop-in will be running on Tuesday, April 25.
Volunteer for the Selkirk Waterfront Festival
The Selkirk Waterfront Festival is a multi-cultural community event providing hours of fun and entertainment for people of all ages. Check out some of the volunteer opportunities available at this year's Festival!
April Community Meeting
Burnside Gorge Community Centre
471 Cecelia Road
Monday, April 10, 2017
Doors: 6:15 pm Meeting starts at 6:30 pm
On the agenda: The owner of 584 John Street is planning to construct a new 4-storey commercial building on the site. The proposed uses of the building include a damage restoration business and a cannabis retail storefront business. The City requires 10 parking spots and the owner is requesting a parking variance of five parking spots. The owner also plans to provide bicycle storage beyond what the City requires. The Association is seeking your feedback on this proposal; everyone welcome.
Get Help From Revenue Canada With Your Income Tax Return
Revenue Canada offers Community Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Clinics to help eligible individuals who are not able to complete their income tax and benefit returns by themselves. These clinics are free of cost and generally run between February and April every year.
Click on CVITP or phone Revenue Canada at 1-800-959-8281 for more info on:
- elegibility criteria
- where to get help completing your tax return - CVITP Clinics: Victoria locations
- becoming a volunteer with this program
Emergency Shelter Info During Extreme Weather Conditions
The Greather Victoria Emergency Weather Protocol helps provide shelter for homeless people during periods of harsh wind, rain, snow, and/or subzero temperatures. When extreme weather conditions are predicted and year-round shelter beds are full, participating organizations implement the Extreme Weather Protocol by opening up additional shelters and moving to overflow beds.
For up-to-date info on emergency shelter locations visit their website here: http://vewp.net/
Info can also be found at the Coalition to End Homelessness website
Photos with Santa Now Ready for Pick Up
Did you attend our Pancake Breakfast with Santa? Photos are now available for pick up! Our Front Desk hours are:
- Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
- Closed: weekends and stat holidays
If you've attended the breakfast in previous years but haven't picked up your photo, we may still have it on file so stop by or call 250.388.5251 and we can check for you!
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.
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.