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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…

East Saanich Neighbourhoods – Gordon Head

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Gordon Head is a well-established ocean-side neighbourhood in East Saanich just north of Victoria BC.  This largely residential suburban neighbourhood is tucked up against gorgeous Mt. Doug Park and sits just south of Cordova Bay Beach, both…

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…

Science and Technology Summer Camps for Children in Victoria BC

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If you want to encourage the budding scientiests or tech geeks in your family you should consider sending your children to one of the many science and technology summer camps on offer at various locations in or near Victoria BC.  Keeping those…

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…

Model UN Conference at the University of Victoria

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The UN is coming to Victoria BC!  Well, sort of…the University of Victoria Model UN Club will be hosting a conference Oct21-23 featuring high school and university students acting as international leaders to debate real global issues.  These…

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…

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…

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…

Greater Victoria – Saanich

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Now that you’re convinced that Saanich is the place to be – you will want to know exactly where can I find the type of home I am looking for? Saanich is a large municipality, with some 35 distinct neighborhoods, each with its own personality…