Mayor's Updates and Council Meetings

City's COVID-19 Response and Recovery Updates

October 2, 2020 marked the final Facebook Live address, started at the beginning of the pandemic to provide the public with updates on the City’s response to COVID-19. The ‘What’s up at Council’ video series will resume to take its place, where the City will continue to keep residents informed about ongoing pandemic recovery and other Council business, along with opportunities for the public to stay involved and share input with City Council.

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
October 2, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
September 18, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
September 11, 2020
NOTE: Due to technical difficulties, the first 30 seconds of the video update is unavailable. Please see the written update above. 

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
September 4, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
August 7, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update 
July 17, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
July 10, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
June 26, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
June 19, 2020

Virtual Canada Day Celebration Planned for Victoria
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
June 12, 2020

Build Back Victoria: A Path to Re-Opening and Recovery
Backgrounder: Build Back Victoria Business Initiatives
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
June 5, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update 
May 29, 2020

City of Victoria Supports Business in Restart, Re-opening
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
May 22, 2020

City of Victoria Takes Steps Towards COVID-19 Recovery
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
May 15, 2020 

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
May 12, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
May 8, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
May 4, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
May 1, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 27, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 24, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 23, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 22, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 21, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 20, 2020 

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update 
April 17, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 16, 2020

City of Victoria and DVBA COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 15, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 14, 2020

Council Provides COVID-19 Relief to Residents and Businesses
Mayor's Facebook Live Update 
April 9, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update 
April 8, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 7, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 6, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 3, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 2, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
April 1, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
March 31, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update (begins at 1:13)
March 30, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
March 27, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
March 26, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
March 25, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
March 24, 2020

City of Victoria COVID-19 Update
Mayor's Facebook Live Update
March 23, 2020

Playgrounds Close in City's COVID-19 Response
March 22, 2020

Island Health, BC Housing, Coalition to End Homelessness, the City of Victoria Implement Measures for COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations in Victoria
March 20, 2020

City's Support for Community During COVID-19 Pandemic
March 19, 2020

City of Victoria Responds to COVID-19
March 16, 2020

Statement from Mayor Helps on Island Health's First Case of COVID-19
March 11, 2020

Council Meetings During COVID-19

UPDATE: Starting June 11, public hearings during Council Meetings will be held electronically in the evening. Learn how to participate in a Virtual Public Hearing.

On April 9, evening Council Meetings moved to the daytime and now start at noon. Committee of the Whole and Council meetings will proceed and are webcast live and archived

Municipal By-Election Update

On July 29, 2020, the BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released guidelines to help local governments plan how to safely hold by-elections that were deferred due to the pandemic. 

City staff will bring a report to Council in September with potential dates and recommendations on how to safely proceed with Victoria’s by-election. Learn more.