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Oak Bay Neighbourhoods – South Oak Bay

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South Oak Bay is a beautiful, largely residential neighbourhood in the municipality of Oak Bay, very near to downtown Victoria BC.  As one of the most pleasant corners in what is arguably the city with the most comfortable climate in all of…

Victoria Golf Club

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The Victoria Golf Club is one of the city’s historical gems and the site of a famous ghost story.  It’s also very scenic, located oceanside and within the upscale municipality of Oak Bay.  Established in 1893, it’s the oldest golf course…

The Trial Islands

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The Trial Islands are two elongate islands and associated islets located just off the southeast tip of Vancouver Island near Victoria BC.  They are part of the municipality of Oak Bay and, since 1990, a designated ecological reserve created…

Gonzales Hill Regional Park in Victoria BC

Gonzales Hill Regional Park is the smallest of all the Regional Parks in Victoria BC at just 2 hectares in size.  It’s easy for people who are living in Victoria to access, perching close to town in the beautiful municipality of Oak Bay. The…

Summer Swimming Programs in Victoria BC

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If you’re looking for a summer activity to keep you children busy and fit this upcoming summer, you should investigate summer swimming programs in Victoria BC.  The British Columbia Summer Swimming Association (BCSSA) operates a comprehensive…

MLS statistics for Victoria, Oak Bay, Metchosin, North Saanich and Sidney

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MLS statistics for Victoria, Oak Bay, Metchosin, North Saanich and Sidney underscore the desirability of these municipalities.  Property values are, for the most part, substantial and holding their value, even in today’s real estate market. What…

University of Victoria – Post Secondary Education in Victoria BC

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The University of Victoria (UVIC) is the second oldest public research university in the province of British Columbia.  Sitting to the northeast of Victoria on the borders of the municipalities of Oak Bay and Saanich, UVIC is a research intensive…

Urban outdoor activities near Victoria BC

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People who are living in Victoria are lucky regarding outdoor activities.  Across most of Canada many of our favourite things to do in the great outdoors would be considered summer activities, but here we are able to pursue outdoor recreation…

On the Water | Outdoor Activities in Victoria BC

Part 1:  Salt Water Recreation Obviously, surrounded by ocean as we are here in Victoria, there are loads of opportunities for outdoor activities that are “on the water”.  And due to our temperate climate people living in Victoria are…

Greater Victoria – Oak Bay

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Quaint and quiet it may be, but Oak Bay is far from boring! There are walking tours of our beautiful neighborhoods, architecture buffs will be amazed at the variety of beautiful homes, and horticulture enthusiasts will swoon when they see the…