Upcoming Events this Fall season in Victoria, British Columbia

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The fall winds are beginning to blow into Victoria and the summer is coming to a close. With the outdoor parties and events winding down you might find yourself wondering what to do now that the season is beginning to change. Don’t worry,…

Moving from Calgary to Victoria BC

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The Gas Prices are Nice But... Heck even the gas prices in Calgary are getting a second glance with an 11c per litre price jump on Monday the 28th that's officially ruining the local optimism that comes with a sub $1/litre gas. Price…

Victoria: Best City in Canada for Women

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Canada is often regarded as one of the best countries in the world for outstanding natural beauty, quality of living, career opportunities, and many more reasons. This week, on the 16th on July, Kate McInturff, a senior researcher at the Canadian…

Early Summer Events in Victoria for 2015

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Living in Victoria can be very distracting during the summer months because there's just so much going on. Even when the weather is wet we tend to find plenty of activities or just ignore it with some rain gear. Early Summer Events June 17-21:…

Exploring Cordova Bay in 2015

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A few years ago (time flies!) we put out a nice little post on the East Saanich Neighborhood of Cordova Bay. This is a historic community with a lot of retirement activities that neither needs major changes nor seeks to reinvent itself. It's…

Spring Events in Victoria BC

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Spring Events in Victoria BC One of the highlights of living on Vancouver Island and having access to Victoria, the capital city of our great province, is the many events that are put on by local community organizers and businesses. Have…

Tim Hortons Near CFB Esquimalt

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Here’s some critically important information for military personnel who are newly transferred to CFB Esquimalt in Victoria BC.  Heck, this is important to anyone who is moving to Victoria!  I mean really, on your first day in a new city…

Victoria’s First Halloween Mud Run

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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…

Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms

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If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids (or grandkids) in October, you should check out Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms; running each weekend from now until the end of the month, this event offers family friendly entertainment for…

Lady Marmalade – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

I love going for breakfast or lunch at Lady Marmalade!  The place has such a funky, cheerful atmosphere with intentionally mismatched decor lending to the eclectic ambiance.  It’s often busy, that’s because the food is amazing.  I don’t…