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Christmas Events in Victoria 2023 Tag: victoria

Christmas tree

Victoria is a magical and beautiful place to spend the holidays, with plenty of lights and events throughout the city. Here are just some of the events taking place for Christmas, from performances to photos with Santa! Don't forget to check out local coffee shops and restaurants as well for their Christmas specials.

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2023 Halloween Events in Victoria Tag: victoria

Halloween

Ready for another year of tricks and treats in Victoria? This city is a great place to spend Halloween, from corn mazes, kids activities, pumpkins, ghost walks, tours, and even haunted houses. So here are a few fun and spooky things to do during this spooktacular season!

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National Truth and Reconciliation Day 2023 Tag: victoria

On September 30th we will recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is a day where we must support Indigenous communities and come together in honouring, acknowledging, and recognizing those affected by the residential school system that harmed countless people across generations and the entirety of Canada. 

This day came out a movement dubbed ‘Orange Shirt Day’ because of the orange shirts people would wear as a symbol of the culture and the children that were lost to the residential school system. Across Victoria there are a few events commemorating and recognizing this day.

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Victoria Activities You Need to Do Tag: victoria

Victoria is a wonderful city to live in and explore, with vibrant gardens, stunning coastlines, incredible restaurants, and a rich cultural scene. Which is a great reason for you to host friends and family and give them a memorable experience, especially if you’ve recently moved in. Or, if you’re a new resident and want to make the most of your settling in period and see all the quintessential sights, you’ll want to check out this list of all the best activities that showcase Victoria at its best!

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Victoria Day and May Events 2023 Tag: victoria

May is an exciting month in Victoria, with plenty of events and activities to enjoy, from art to music to festivals. One of the main highlights is Victoria Day, a statutory holiday commemorating Queen Victoria’s birthday, who of course the city is named after. Take a look at our curated list of top things to do in May and experience the best of what the city has to offer!

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Christmas Events in Victoria 2022 Tag: victoria

Christmas Tree and fire

Victoria is a magical and beautiful place to spend the holidays, with plenty of lights and events throughout the city. Here are just some of the events taking place for Christmas, including parades, markets, performances, lights, tours, and brunches with Santa!

Don't forget to check out local coffee shops and restaurants as well for their Christmas specials! 

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How To Be Earthquake Prepared: Tips To Keep Your Family and Home Safe Tag: victoria

Earthquake Ready Sign

When it comes to living in an area that is at risk from earthquakes—as Victoria is—it’s important to ensure you’re prepared and aware of the measures you may need to take in the event of an emergency. 

According to seismic experts, there is a 32% probability of a damaging earthquake occurring in our region in the next 50 years, with many other smaller ones occurring often, so so it’s a good idea to have a plan for what steps to take before, during, and after an earthquake. Here’s our guide to the best safety and preparation advice for earthquake preparedness. 

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2022 Halloween Events in Victoria Tag: victoria

Halloween Pumpkins

Ready for another year of tricks and treats in Victoria? Check out local activities, ghost tours, haunted houses, mazes, dances, and other events taking place during the season of the pumpkin.

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Update on Market Conditions in Greater Victoria and Why It Matters Tag: victoria

Housing market trends

Being able to provide knowledgeable and effective real estate advice to our clients is a key part of the service we provide, and in order to do that, we need to have an understanding of a wide variety of factors, including market trends and outlooks for the region.

However, it’s not just professionals that can benefit from that knowledge. For homeowners and prospective buyers, knowing what’s happening can help you make informed choices, and guide your decision making process. 

With that in mind, here’s why buying and selling at the right time is so important, and what the market conditions in Victoria are telling us about whether now is the right time for you to make your move.   

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Why You Should Move To Victoria — And What You Need To Know Before You Do Tag: victoria

Victoria harbour

When it comes to figuring out your next move, location will undoubtedly be at the top of your criteria. This doesn’t just mean the neighbourhood you choose, but the area as a whole that you want to live in as well. 

And there can be few cities that can match Victoria in terms of scenery, culture, amenities, and quality of life. If you’re on the fence about moving, don’t worry — here’s our mini guide to what you need to know about living in Victoria, and advice for what to keep in mind when making your move to this fantastic city. 

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