About the DRA

The Dunbar Residents’ Association promotes community spirit, informs residents about important issues that have an impact on our neighbourhood and ensures the views of Dunbarites are heard at City Hall.

DRA events and services provided to the community:

    • Dunbar Community Patrol – a citizen’s volunteer street-by-street patrol to increase neighbourhood safety
    • Neighbour’s Listserv – an active email list for inter-communications between Dunbarites for Dunbarites
    • Dunbar newsletter – published triannually, this paper newsletter is delivered by volunteers to over 5,000 of our residents’ doors
    • DRA Seniors Committee – advances the issues of concern to seniors
    • DRA Board of Directors – meets the first Tuesday of each month to discuss issues of interest and concern and to plan yearly activities for Dunbarites
    • DRA Annual General Meeting – held each year in November and can coincide with civic, provincial and federal elections to include All Candidate Meetings as well as invited guest speakers
    • Salmonberry Days – Dunbar’s month-long festival held each May
    • Walk & Wheel Friendly Dunbar – along with Participaction Canada, walk, wheel or ride transit in this end of May to mid-June event
    • Harvest Festival – a day of fun and community put on by the Dunbar Village Business Association