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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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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…
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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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Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub in Victoria BC

Spinnakers Brewpub on the VicWest side of Victoria BC’s harbour enjoys spectacular views of to go along with their great selection of tasty nosh and of course, the beer!  They’ve been brewing their own since 1984, and growing a devoted…
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The Blue Crab Bar and Grill – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

I’m not claiming to be a professional restaurant critic, but I like to eat and one of the many benefits of living in Victoria is our plethora of fantastic restaurants.  Because our fair city is a popular tourist destination there are so many…
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Church and State Winery in Victoria BC

While Victoria doesn’t automatically come to mind when people think of wineries in British Columbia, there is now a burgeoning viticulture community on Vancouver Island and a number of wineries in the Greater Victoria area.  One of these…