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  • Food Eco District Opens Culinary Garden

    A downtown parking lot has been transformed into a welcoming community green space, where local restaurants can grow produce for their menus.

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  • Exclusive: Silk Road Launches Game-Changing Bagged Teas

    Silk Road customers will realize their longstanding wish on Monday, July 28 when Victoria’s most famous tea company launches Silk Road bagged teas. Some 200,000 locally manufactured tea bags in 10 varieties will ship on that date to markets in every Canadian province and U.S. state. 

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  • Jim Munro Retires With Style

    It’s rare for a retirement to make national news, but not everyone does in the exceptional manner of Jim Munro, owner of Victoria’s iconic bookstore. Capping Munro’s Books momentous 50th anniversary year, which saw co-founder Alice Munro awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature and Munro himself named to the Order of Canada, Munro has given the store to four of his senior staff.

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Food Eco District Opens Culinary Garden

A downtown parking lot has been transformed into a welcoming community green space, where local restaurants can grow produce for their menus.

Exclusive: Silk Road Launches Game-Changing Bagged Teas

Silk Road customers will realize their longstanding wish on Monday, July 28 when Victoria’s most famous tea company launches Silk Road bagged teas. Some 200,000 locally manufactured tea bags in 10 varieties will ship on that date to markets in every Canadian province and U.S. state. 

Jim Munro Retires With Style

It’s rare for a retirement to make national news, but not everyone does in the exceptional manner of Jim Munro, owner of Victoria’s iconic bookstore. Capping Munro’s Books momentous 50th anniversary year, which saw co-founder Alice Munro awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature and Munro himself named to the Order of Canada, Munro has given the store to four of his senior staff.

Regional News

  • Camosun Cultivates a Culture of Sustainability
    (News Release) VICTORIA — Students and staff returning to campus this September will find evidence of Camosun’s commitment to sustainability in all areas of the college, from the obvious—recycling stations and solar energy systems—to the more sublime—curriculum enhancements and strategic plan imperatives. “Sustainability is so important to Camosun that it…
  • City to Host Stop on Open Government Tour
    (News Release) VICTORIA — The City of Victoria is hosting a stop on the Open Government Tour this Monday, August 25. The Open Government Tour is a cross-country tour to help promote the idea that civic engagement can happen on any level and can be both fun and life-changing. Host…
  • Moving Transportation Forward- CRD Regional Transportation Plan Approved
    (News Release) VICTORIA – This week, the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board approved a Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), after an extensive collaborative process and direct consultation with all municipalities, electoral areas and other regional and provincial authorities. The Plan was developed in response to a region-wide desire for an integrated…

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  • Victoria Harbour Ferry Launches James Bay Explorer Service
    (News Release) VICTORIA – Victoria Harbour Ferry will launch a new marine shuttle service on Saturday, August 16.  The new service, sailing as the James Bay Explorer, will provide tourists, cruise ship passengers, and locals with direct service between the Steamship Terminal, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Ogden Point. The new service…
  • CRD Helps Hotel Grand Pacific Adopt Solar Water Heating System
    (News Release) VICTORIA – Deriving a portion of its hot water heating needs from solar power is the latest addition to the award-winning Hotel Grand Pacific’s list of attractions. Victoria’s top-rated hotel accessed funding for an eight-panel rooftop solar thermal water heating system through the Capital Regional District’s (CRD) Solar…
 
 
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