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Victoria Neighbourhoods – Oaklands

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Tucked into the northeast corner of Victoria proper is the lovely neighbourhood of Oaklands.  Named for the wonderfully gnarly Garry Oak trees sheltering our homes and parks, this neighbourhood is popular with families who want to live near…

Local Economy Snapshot – Victoria’s Tech, Education and Marine Sectors

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The report in the March edition of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce publication ‘Business Matters’ included an analysis of the technology and manufacturing, education and marine/shipbuilding sectors. Technology and Manufacturing in Victoria…

Moving to Victoria BC for Education

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People who live in rural areas and small communities around BC might consider moving to Victoria BC for education.  Whether you are looking for a quality education for your children at the k-12 level or post-secondary education for any member…

Camosun College

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In 1971, Camosun College began educating students in Victoria, and since then, has earned an outstanding reputation for teaching excellence. Two separate campuses; Interurban and Landsdowne, offer a diverse selection of programs for students. Adopted…

Adult and Continuing Education in Victoria BC

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Education need not stop after high school, even after you’ve attained your degree, professional designation or trade certification.If you’re living in Victoria, you have access to all sorts of adult and continuing education.  Many of our…

Trade and Technical Schools in Victoria BC

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There is an impressive variety of trade and technical schools in the Greater Victoria area.  Whether you are looking to acquire certification within a trade, or just expand your skill set, you can probably find a program that suits your needs. These…

Victoria’s New Marine Training Centre at Camosun College

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The provincial government has just announced that it will provide funding to build a new marine training centre at Camosun College in Victoria.  The training centre will offer skills training for those new to marine trades, upgrades for tradespeople…

Economic Outlook for Victoria BC’s Tech Sector – 2011 and Beyond

Earlier this year I attended an interesting economic outlook event highlighting the fact that despite global economic difficulties, Victoria continues to be a desirable place to live and work.  Of course, people who are living in Victoria already…

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…