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North Saanich Neighbourhoods – Deep Cove

by McLean Real Estate Group November 19, 2014

The Deep Cove neighbourhood in North Saanich, near Victoria BC offers peaceful rural living and spectacular ocean views and access.  This is one of Victoria’s most desirable rural neighbourhoods and there are beautiful country and waterfront properties, just a short drive from both Sidney and Victoria BC. Deep Cove sits at the northeastern tip of […]

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Victoria FUN Camps for Kids and Teens

by Jodi Baker July 2, 2014

Please welcome a guest writer to our blog!  We know that you are looking for new adventures for your children this summer, and Cedar Luke from FUN Camps in Victoria has written to tell us all about the philosophy behind their summer programs.     We all co-inhabit this marvellous world, sharing and appreciating the […]

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Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park

by McLean Real Estate Group June 18, 2014

School is almost out and it’s high time for some unstructured play and summer relaxation.  One of my favourite local destinations is Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park in Metchosin.  Located off Metchosin Road, the park offers: Excellent bird watching (over 160 documented species) Hiking trails through coniferous forest, salt marsh and along the beach A nature […]

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Ogden Point Breakwater

by McLean Real Estate Group March 19, 2014

The Ogden Point breakwater is one of this city’s treasures, as anyone who is living in Victoria can attest.  Almost every resident and a good number of visitors have enjoyed strolling atop this unique structure at some point, and for some it’s regularly revisited. Generation of families have walked the breakwater since it was completed […]

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Victoria’s First Halloween Mud Run

by McLean Real Estate Group October 23, 2013

After your Halloween sugar rush subsides you can experience the rush all over again, but in a much healthier way!  On November 2nd the inaugural Mudd, Sweat and Tears Halloween 5k race takes place at Westshore Motocross Park. It’s the perfect outdoor activity for people living in Victoria who want to work of some of […]

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The Saanich Fair – A Victoria BC Tradition

by hwilde August 28, 2013

August is winding down, Labour Day long weekend approaches and the return to school looms for children (and some adults) in Victoria BC.  It must be time for the Saanich Fall Fair!  This agricultural fair has marked the end of summer in Victoria for 145 years and is a not to be missed tradition for […]

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Boat Charters in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group July 17, 2013

Summer is prime boating season in Victoria BC.  Not that it’s the only boating season; our temperate climate means you can enjoy boating year round, depending on weather conditions, but more people get the urge to get ‘on the water’ during the summer months.  But what do you do if you don’t (yet) own a […]

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June Events in Victoria BC | Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days

by hwilde June 5, 2013

It’s June – time for Buccaneer Days in Esquimalt!  This unique community event owes its theme to the naval tradition of Esquimalt, one of the oldest municipalities in Victoria BC.  Buccaneer Days has been a fun-filled family tradition with folks who are living in Victoria for over 60 years. One charming tradition of Buccaneer Days […]

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Fisherman’s Wharf in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group May 22, 2013

Fisherman’s Wharf is an excellent place for both visitors and people who are living in Victoria to check out. Located just around the corner from the inner harbour, you can get there from St. Lawrence Street or Dallas Road.  This multipurpose facility has berths for floating homes, pleasure vessels and commercial fishing boats and is […]

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May Events in Victoria BC | The Victoria Day Parade

by Jodi Baker May 8, 2013

Oh my, what a stretch of stunning weather we have had this month!  With record breaking high temperatures we have leapt from spring into summer and folks who are living in Victoria BC are getting out and taking advantage of it.  The city is gearing up for the parade of outdoor events that we enjoy […]

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