Victoria BC – One of the Friendliest Cities in the World!

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If you’re considering moving to Victoria BC, here’s some interesting news for you.  Victoria BC was voted one of the friendliest cities in the world in 2014 by Conde Nast Traveler readers.  In fact, of the top ten (or eleven actually, there was a tie for tenth position), Victoria placed 3rd… now that’s impressive!

We aren’t really surprised. Living in Victoria, we know how friendly the people around here are.  But it’s nice to hear our sentiments echoed by people who have come here for a visit, because it doesn’t take much to turn off someone who is only here for a few days.

Beacon Hill Park Dallas Rd Fairfield Victoria BC

Friendly Victorians enjoying the waterfront


The really lucky people are those who actually live here, we enjoy more than just friendly neighbours.  Victoria BC has arguably the best climate in Canada, unsurpassed beauty and all of the perks that come with living in a tourist-friendly city;

  • Excellent (and diverse) restaurants, pubs and entertainment venues
  • Amazing opportunities for outdoor recreation (and the ability to enjoy these almost year round)
  • Well-rounded employment and education prospects, and
  • A wide range of housing options

Oh, and it’s really pretty here too, they don’t call Victoria the City of Gardens for nothing!

The Butchart Gardens in Victoria BC

Jodi Baker

After attending grade school locally, Jodi enrolled at Camosun College, taking Business Administration and majoring in marketing. She graduated in 1991, the same year she was licensed as a Real Estate Agent and joined RE/MAX Camosun. Since then Jodi has been been building her career based on a desire to provide friendly professional service to people who want to sell or buy properties in Victoria, winning several awards along the way. In 2003 Jodi joined Geoff McLean and Associates, and she enjoys being part of his team of real estate experts. The team approach allows Jodi to balance her career and home life, something that every mother can appreciate, especially when the children are young! Jodi also enjoys cooking, camping, traveling and music. She shares her Central Saanich home with her husband and two children, two border collies and a cat. Connect with Jodi via email:

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