Highlands

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Conservation is a priority for people living in the Highlands, and no wonder! The natural beauty of this municipality can just about take your breath away. This is not serene pastoral countryside; it’s much more dramatic than that. Mountains,…

Highlands

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The municipality of Highlands (inc 1993) is a ruggedly beautiful rural residential community of barely more than 2000 people. This is country life for those who relish privacy and untamed natural surroundings. Not that it’s a remote or unreachable…

West Coast Home

As a result of having largely above ground basements, many West Coast homes in Greater Victoria are designed with the main living areas on their upper floor(s). This also helps us take advantage of any available views, after all, there is water…

West Coast Homes

There are certainly some aspects of housing here on the west coast, and in the Greater Victoria region particularly that are vastly different than what you may find across the rest of the country. Most of the differences relate to climate, because…

Entertainment in Victoria

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As well as clubs, concerts and theatre productions, Victoria provides a calendar full of annual events, festivals and celebrations for the entertainment of visitors and residents. Of course people who are living in Victoria reap the greatest…

Entertainment in Victoria

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Victoria is a charming small city, but when it comes to entertainment choices, it lives big! Because of the throngs of tourists looking for fun while on holiday, post secondary students (who are always up for a party!), and the full time residents,…

Living in Victoria

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I know you’ve heard umpteen times how lovely the weather is in Victoria, how mild the winters (snowfall being scarce enough that Victoria’s motorists are notorious for poor snow driving skills!), how comfortable the summers (warm but seldom…

Living in Victoria

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Beautiful - yes, and Victoria is smart too, providing diverse options for post secondary education. The University of Victoria, Royal Roads University, and Camosun College head a long list of reputable institutions. There is a progressive public…

Living in Victoria

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So, you’re considering, or maybe planning, a move to Victoria? If so, you probably have a million questions! Well, I’m not going to try answering them all, but I can give you a good idea of what it’s like – living in Victoria. Most…