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Bear Hill Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Bear Hill Regional Park is one of my favourite places to go for an afternoon hike.  The extensive trail system provides a moderate workout and the view at the top is amazing!  Depending upon the time of year, you can see gorgeous wildflowers…

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…

Box Lacrosse in Victoria BC

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Box Lacrosse season is just getting under way in Victoria BC.  This popular and fast-paced original Canadian sport runs through the spring into summer here and unlike most of the country, we often play box lacrosse at outdoor venues along with…

MLS Statistics for Saanich

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Saanich is the largest of Greater Victoria’s municipalities, both geographically and in population and it encompasses a wide range of neighborhoods including urban, suburban and rural.  This means that housing options are diverse and prices…

Welcome to Victoria BC

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Approximately 25-30% of Victoria real estate purchases are made by people from outside the region.  If you assume that most of these are couples (at least) there are something like 4,000 newcomers to Greater Victoria each year. Moving to…

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…

Central Saanich

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Perhaps country life is not your thing, or at least not too country! Brentwood Bay is a beautiful village nestled on the western slopes of the Saanich Inlet. Many homes here have lovely views of the water and beyond that the mountains across…

Central Saanich

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Lovely Central Saanich sits astride the Saanich Peninsula and contains some of the most fruitful farmland on Vancouver Island. In fact the history of this municipality is rooted in agriculture, even as it continues to grow today. Nowadays it’s…