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September 10, 2017

Earlier this week, 100+ Women Who Care Cowichan (WWCC) announced that their September meeting would once again be held at the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) clubhouse. The decision to remain at this location comes after a heated debate over the choice of ve...

September 3, 2017

Recently, we wrote about our difficulties getting fair media coverage from local newspapers. Following our post, the Cowichan Valley Citizen reached out to us and offered to print a Letter to the Editor from the Sahtlam Neighbourhood Association (SNA) and to publish ad...

August 28, 2017

Many people think that the controversy around the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) is just about noise. But it goes far beyond that - our investigation into how a motorsports facility was approved without any public consultation uncovered serious flaws in the...

August 18, 2017

Earlier this week, Sahtlam Neighbourhood Association (SNA) president Isabel Rimmer paid a visit to the offices of the Cowichan Valley Citizen. Frustrated with their one-sided coverage of the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) issue, Dr. Rimmer asked three simpl...

August 13, 2017

As reported last week, the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit has submitted an application to North Cowichan to vastly expand their operations. The first part of this process involves asking North Cowichan to rezone four parcels of land that comprise the proposed 280-...

August 7, 2017

On July 28, 2017 the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) submitted an application to the Municipality of North Cowichan to rezone their current track property plus three adjacent properties owned by VIMC, which together cover an area of over 280 acres. 

The...

July 13, 2017

The Sahtlam Neighbourhood Association is hosting a community garage sale this weekend. All proceeds will go to our Legal Defense Fund.

There will be everything from clothing items to household goods to plenty of homemade jams and jellies (part of our "Can the Noise" ca...

June 10, 2017

We've had many comments and questions from the public since announcing the filing of our lawsuit against Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit. Here are answers to some of the most common questions:

What is this lawsuit about?

There are two main components : Municipal Zoni...

June 9, 2017

VANCOUVER ISLAND COMMUNITY FILES CIVIL SUIT AGAINST EXCLUSIVE RACE TRACK

JUNE 8, 2017-- DUNCAN, BC

A Cowichan Valley neighbourhood group has had enough of intrusive and excessive noise from the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) and has filed a Notice of Civil Cl...

June 3, 2017

One of the more frustrating debates in the ongoing dispute between residents of Sahtlam and the Municipality of North Cowichan (MNC) is whether the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit (VIMC) is operating as a racetrack. 

Of the 46-acre parcel that is home...

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