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,…

Victoria BC - The Technology Capital

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Rooted throughout the city of Victoria is a technology industry that is growing at a rapid pace. From small beginnings and just a few companies, the tech space has grown to boast over 900 local businesses. Tech is taking over, and Victoria…

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…

Entertaining the Elderly in Victoria BC

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Victoria BC is an incredible city with a wealth of culture and history that isn't easily matched or beaten. Not content with being named after our Queen, we're also the capital city of our province and home to BC's legislature. The downtown…

Victoria Neighbourhoods – Rockland

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If you follow Rockland Ave., you will find the beautiful and historic 1800s neighborhood of Rockland centered around Craigdarroch Castle and Government House. The elegant neighborhood of Rockland lives up to it's name and then some. As the…

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…

Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park

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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…