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Sidney Neighbourhoods – Sidney Southeast

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The Southeast quadrant of Sidney by the Sea is another lovely oceanside neighbourhood where fresh marine air and beautiful sunrises greet those who live and work there.  Located just a short drive north of Victoria and close to both the Swartz…

Sidney Neighbourhoods – Sidney Northeast

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Sidney by the Sea, north of Victoria BC divides neatly into 4 neighbourhoods along the axis of Beacon Ave and the Pat Bay Highway.  In the Northeast quadrant lies (appropriately!) Sidney Northeast. The southern portion of this neighbourhood…

Boat Charters in Victoria BC

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Summer is prime boating season in Victoria BC.  Not that it’s the only boating season; our temperate climate means you can enjoy boating year round, depending on weather conditions, but more people get the urge to get ‘on the water’ during…

Lochside Regional Trail in Victoria BC

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The Lochside Regional Trail is a 29 km multi-use trail that runs along a former rail line.  The original CPNR passenger rail service began in 1917, but only ran for a few years before going bankrupt, after which it was used for freight service. …

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…

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…

Greater Victoria – Sidney

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Yes, Sidney is a place where retirees and seniors can find much that is geared towards a laid-back, relaxed lifestyle, but that’s not to say that Sidney only offers these sorts of activities! This seaside town also provides opportunity for…

Greater Victoria – Sidney

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The population of Sidney is definitely skewed north – there are many retirees and seniors who have chosen to live in this community. It’s easy to see why, the lovely temperate climate, seaside location and proximity to the Victoria International…

North Saanich

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I don’t know who it was that claimed North Saanich was the best rural residential community to live in – but I’m pretty sure they live here! Of course every location has its boosters, and home is always the best place for some people,…

Capital Regional District

Greater Victoria encompasses some 13 municipalities and 3 outlying electoral areas, united by a regional governing body – The Capital Regional District. The function of the CRD is to provide regional governance and services, create partnerships…