Gorge Tillicum Community Association

To further the interests of the ratepayers and residents in the district.

1) Who are you?

Gorge Tillicum Community Association

2) What does your group do?

We are the community association for the Gorge Tillicum neighbourhood.

3) When does your group meet?

Our board meets the 1st Thursday of every month except July and August. Other meetings depend on which committee is meeting.

4) What is your geographical jurisdiction with respect to the Colquitz watershed?

The Gorge Tillicum neighbourhood includes Cuthbert Holmes Park which is the mouth of the Colquitz Watershed which then empties into Portage Inlet and the Gorge Waterway.

5) What projects have you accomplished with respect to the Colquitz watershed?

We are very involved with the home heating fuel oil issue and commissioned the UVic Environmental Law Society to provide us with a report understanding what is going on and how to prevent future occurrences. We support the fish counting fence and have worked with Saanich Parks staff to create a new management plane for Cuthbert Holmes Park. We also support the Friends of Cuthbert HolmesĀ Park.

6) What are your current projects with respect to the Colquitz watershed?

Management Plan for CHP and continued support for the fish counting fence.

7) How can others participate in your groups’ projects? Are there any requirements?


8) How is your group funded?

Basic community association funding from Saanich plus our own fundraising activities.

9) Contact Phone and Address

Contact page on website.