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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…

Royal Roads University in Victoria BC

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Royal Roads University is located in the western shore community of Colwood, and describes itself as "Canada's University for Working Professionals".  Offering a unique mix of applied and professional programs at both the undergraduate and…

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…

Colwood

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The city of Colwood, which sits 10km from downtown Victoria, has a rich and fascinating history. Originally developed as a farm to supply the Hudson Bay Company outpost of Victoria, over time the community became one of the first suburbs of…

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…