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July 22, 2018

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When investigative journalist Jacqueline Ronson asked Cowichan residents which local news topic they wanted to see her dive into, the winner was the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) and their controversial plans...

June 25, 2018

The Sahtlam Neighbourhood Association (SNA) is celebrating news that the Municipality of North Cowichan is seeking a noise mitigation plan from the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC). The plan is one of several requirements put forward by the municipality in re...

April 22, 2018

The long-awaited report on the acoustical modelling study commissioned by the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) for their planned track expansion has now been released. The Sahtlam Neighbourhood Association has reviewed the report, which effectively says that...

April 19, 2018

As noted in our previous announcement, the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) has proposed the formation of a Working Committee as part of their Community and Public Engagement Plan. This plan is part of their application to rezone 280 acres for expansion of th...

April 16, 2018

Below is a copy of a letter sent out to SNA members and supporters earlier today regarding the upcoming Open House events at the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit:

Dear Members and Supporters of the Sahtlam Neighbourhood Association,

You may be aware that the Vancouver...

April 14, 2018

 As was the case last year, the recent Easter long weekend was marred in Sahtlam by track noise from the Vancouver Island Motorsports Circuit (VIMC). Tempers in the community flared as families ventured outdoors to watch their children hunt for Easter eggs to the tune...

March 15, 2018

Happy Spring! The days are getting longer, and the spring peepers have started their dusk serenade. Here are some updates on various happenings around the community, including the BC Summer Games, our latest fundraising events, the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit r...

November 28, 2017

In a surprise decision, the Municipality of North Cowichan has decided not to take any punitive actions against the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC). As previously reported, the private motorsports club, which is operated by Victoria's GAIN Group of...

October 28, 2017

The Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) is in hot water this week after the Sahtlam Neighbourhood Association (SNA) discovered that the private motorsports circuit has been using - and profiting from - an illegally constructed off-road course, after being expres...

October 2, 2017

You'd think the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) would be on their best behaviour these days. After all, with their recent rezoning application, residents will finally have a voice in the decision-making process. Without sufficient community support, the plan...

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