Cook Street Village

John de Jong has owned and operated the Cook Street Marketplace for 32 years, but it’s time for him to retire so he can pursue his love of music. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Cook Street Marketplace closing after 32 years

Owner John de Jong says it’s time to pursue his love of music

 

Kent Bendall, owner of Pic-a-Flic, has just announced the store will be moving after being situated in Cook Street Village for 35 years. A development proposal is forcing the longtime video rental operation to move out. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Pic-A-Flic leaving Cook Street Village after 35 years

Development of corner looming, video rental business moving to Stadacona Centre

 

Concept drawings of bike lanes in the Humboldt Corridor. One resident believes ending the east-west route along Pakington Street is not a good idea. Courtesy City of Victoria

Pakington the wrong route to take for City bike lane

Absence of bike traffic, existing lack of parking, illustrate why street the wrong choice: reader

  • Mar 20, 2018