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Discover ROYAL BAY, A Seaside Community in Greater Victoria, BC

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Often referred to as the “Hawaii of the North” – Vancouver Island is a gorgeous place to live. Views of the Pacific Ocean are abundant but living close to it is rarely affordable. The new seaside community of Royal Bay in Colwood is sure…
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Victoria News - Victoria students to benefit from Colour Your Palate 2013

See on Scoop.it - Living in Victoria BC Chefs to create colourful dishes as part of annual arts fundraiserGeoff McLean's insight:This story finds students helping chefs who will compete in a culinary arts competition to support a visual arts…
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New life for Victoria-Oak Bay border - Business - Times Colonist

See on Scoop.it - Living in Victoria BC New life for Victoria-Oak Bay borderGeoff McLean's insight:Good to see that this new project, a residential/commercial hybrid, is going to salvage and recycle materials from the site while bringing renewal…
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Victoria News - Greater Victoria kids keen to get hands dirty

See on Scoop.it - Living in Victoria BC Family looks to grow 4-H gardening club with new members from around Capital RegionGeoff McLean's insight:It's spring in Victoria - time to get growing!  Involving your children in growing some of…
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Victoria News - United Way Greater Victoria achieves $6-million goal!

See on Scoop.it - Living in Victoria BC Volunteers and staff primed to keep going on raising money for local social service agenciesGeoff McLean's insight:This shows how people who are living in Victoria are committed to supporting local social…
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Victoria News - Neighbours fear losing field to a community garden

See on Scoop.it - Living in Victoria BC The idea of a community garden on a parcel of land behind Saanich Commonwealth Place doesn't sit well for some area residents.Geoff McLean's insight:The question is; what IS the best use of this land? …
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Victoria BC in Pictures – the fine print

Please send only your original digital pictures as jpeg files. You may send as many as you like, Living in Victoria BC may choose to publish some, all or none of them. You must own all rights to the photographs submitted. Photographs that…
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Moving to Victoria BC?

There are many reasons why people might be moving to Victoria; among them is the simple desire to enjoy the great things that come with living in Victoria.  The quality of life offered to residents of this beautiful city is hard to match,…
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Retirement Living in Victoria BC

Victoria BC has long since outgrown its rather uncouth reputation as being occupied by “the newly wed and the nearly dead”.  Today it is a vibrant city surrounded by appealing communities home to a population diverse in ethnicity and…
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Cost of Living in Victoria BC

The cost of living in Victoria BC is reputed to be high.  This may be true compared to other Canadian cities and certainly in relation to rural areas across the country, but global comparisons with cities of similar size, amenities and climate…