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BC Transit & BC Ferries service Victoria, Vancouver, & the surrounding communities. The Clipper takes you straight from downtown Victoria to downtown Seattle in style & comfort. Harbour Air services central & remote areas of both Vancouver Island and the Mainland.

BC Transit

BC Ferries

Victoria International Airport

Victoria-Seattle Clipper

Harbour Air

Blue Bird Taxi Service

With two newly updated shopping malls & a downtown core thriving with local boutiques, Victoria makes it easy to shop until you drop.

Mayfair Shopping Centre

Hillside Centre

The Bay Centre

Uptown Shopping Centre

Victoria Boutiques

Between ice skating, Olympic diving, and art programs for kids & adults, there’s always something going on in Victoria. These websites also have information on municipal summer camps for kids of all ages, as well as sporting programs.

Saanich Recreation – Pearkes, Cedar Hill, Gordon Head, & Commonwealth Place

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Esquimalt Parks & Recreation

Panorama Recreation Centre

Here are a few links that are helpful when you’re new to Victoria or trying to get a feel for the city.

Tourism Victoria

Downtown Victoria Business Association

Craigslist – Victoria

Victoria is home to a number of quality private & public schools. From the heritage building of Victoria High School to the waterfront Glenlyon Norfolk School, an exceptional education is not hard to come by in beautiful Victoria.

School District 61 encompasses the Greater Victoria Area. You can find a link to their map of elementary schools here, their middle schools here, and their high schools here. Public school education in Victoria is considerably high quality with a variety of both academic & extracurricular programs.
Victoria is home to a small number of incredibly high quality private schools.

St. Christopher’s Montessori School is just one of the many Montessori schools in Victoria. Located in the scenic south Oak Bay, it is a quality choice. Please find them here.

St. Margaret’s School is an all girls education option that accommodates both day school & boarding. You can find their website here.

St. Michael’s University School is an excellent coed facility. It’s located in Saanich, is on a beautiful campus, and is walking distance to both the University of Victoria & Camosun College. SMUS also offers day & boarding education options. Their website is here.

Glenlyon Norfolk School services Oak Bay & the Uplands with a breathtaking waterfront location. They offer a day program & offer all three International Baccalaureate programs. Their website with further information can be found here.

The University of Victoria is truly an educational gem, with a sweeping, green campus, a plethora of on & off campus resources, and a friendly, welcoming community.

Ranked one of the best universities in Canada & the world, the University of Victoria is not only home to the Vikes, but also some of the most promising academic minds in the country. Their website is useful for numerous things, especially its housing & job boards, as they service both the campus & local communities. The UVic website is here.

Located a few minutes away from UVic is Camosun College. It hosts programs for university transfer, trades, business, administration, and everything in between. You can find the Camosun website here.

Royal Roads is one of the top rated & most highly regarded schools in Canada. RRU is located at Hatley Castle in Colwood. Built in 1906 by the Lieutenant Governor James Dunsmuir, it was designed in the Scottish baronial style by esteemed Canadian architect Samuel Maclure. It is a federally protected Heritage Site & now hosts students from across the globe. Royal Roads’ website can be found here.

If you’re interested in natural health, Traditional Chinese Medicine, or massage therapy, Pacific Rim College is located in the historical Market Square in downtown Victoria. It is highly regarded & very well respected. Their website is here.

 C & W Campbell Homes Ltd.

45 years experience in residential and commercial building.

(250) 658-8226

www.cwcampbell.ca

 

cittá group

Superior design sense and immaculate execution are the hallmarks of the cittá Group.

(250) 544-1837

www.cittagroup.com

 

Gorter Construction Ltd.

With a focus on innovative thinking and problem-solving Gorter Construction is capable of delivering high-quality custom homes.

(250) 380-7343

www.gorterconstruction.ca

 

Wakefield Construction

Wakefield Contracting has a long-standing reputation for quality workmanship and exceptional customer service.

(250) 598-7409

www.wakefieldcontracting.com

Arrow Painting

(250) 883-5453

www.arrowpainting.ca

 

White Knight Painting

(250) 472-8465

www.whiteknightpainting.com

 

Steven Young

(250) 744-9983

Surewire Electric

(250) 478-3228

 

RTD Electric

(250) 213-5038

Bridgeman Plumbing & Heating Ltd.

(250) 727-1228

www.bridgemanplumbing.ca

 

Arnold Plumbing 

(250) 479-1930

Costa Verde

Costa Verde is a sustainable & eco-friendly gardening & landscaping company.

(778) 402-1776

www.costa-verde.ca

 

Acacia Landscape

Acacia Landscape is an award winning full-service landscaping company.

(250) 595-0527

www.acaciavictoria.com

Abe Moving

Abe Moving provides quality service in Victoria. They also service BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.

(250) 220-9334

www.abemoving.com

 

You Move Me Vancouver Island

You Move Me Vancouver Island is a full-service local moving company in Victoria BC and area.

(800) 926-3900

www.youmoveme.com

Parc Modern

Parc Modern Interiors – specializing in unique designer living room collections and complemented with bedroom retreats, office, dining and entertainment solutions.

Location + Hours: parcmodern.com

 

Gabriel Ross

Gabriel Ross is a specialty furniture, home accessories and lighting store featuring many of the world’s most internationally recognized names in mid-century and contemporary design.

Locations + Hours: gabrielross.com

 

Live Edge Design

Live Edge Design salvages trees brought down by storms or left behind by forest companies and construction companies.

Location + Hours: www.liveedgedesign.com

 

Brent Comber

Brent Comber creates sculpted objects, functional pieces, and designed environments.

Appointment Only: www.brentcomber.com

 

Sager’s

Established in 1956, Sager’s Home Living has been Vancouver Island’s favorite fine furniture store for over fifty years.

Location + Hours: sagers.ca

 

Jordans

Jordans today is known as a retailer that provides a broad range of products and services across the Home Furnishings and Flooring industries.

Location + Hours: jordans.ca

 

Scan Designs

Scan Designs is a leader in the contemporary furniture retail industry.

Locations + Hours: scandesigns.com

 

LUNDS Auction & Appraisal Specialists

Lunds’s Auctions are an open forum for buyers and sellers of Fine Art, Antiques, Collectibles, and regular household items.

Information: lunds.com

 

Dodd’s Furniture

Dodd’s Furniture is 100% locally owned and operated.

Location + Hours: doddsfurniture.com

 

Sears Home Store

Sears Furniture: sears.ca

 

The Brick

Locations + Hours: thebrick.com

Home Style Solutions

Home Style Solutions is a full-service home staging company, staging houses in Victoria, Duncan and the Cowichan Valley since 2007.

(250) 391-1924

www.homestylesolutions.ca

 

ReMarkable ReDesign & Home Staging Inc.

ReMarkable ReDesign & Home Staging Inc. has been providing unique styling & staging solutions to Victoria since 2008.

(250) 818-1625

www.remarkableredesignstaging.com

Catherine Ellis

Mortgage Professional, Xeva Mortgage

(778) 835-4565

Catherine’s professional & contact information can be found here.

 

Layth L. Matthews MBA, MBI, CIM, FCSI

Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Architects

Tel (250) 590-5931

Cell (250) 884-5125

Layth’s email (layth@rigdenfinancial.ca) & office location are here.

 

Gerry Smith

AACI/P.App, Verico Paragon

(250) 361-7068

Gerry’s contact information can be found here.

Tejpaul Wirk

Mullin – DeMeo

Tejpaul’s contact information can be found here.

 

Jordan Helm

Breakwater Law

Jordan’s contact information can be found here.

 

Derek Anhurst

Salmond Anhurst

Lawyers Notaries Public

(250) 477-4143

derek@salmondanhurst.com


T. Charlotte Hoggard Inc.
Sales Tax and Forensic Consulting
A-1011 Johnson Street
Victoria, BC V8V 3N6
(250) 386-6611
Fax: (888) 331-6493
Email: info@hoggardcga.ca

 

Nancy Davy

CPA, CGA

Grant Thornton

(250) 995-3359

 

Mike Stubbing

CPA, CA, CFP, TEP

Grant Thornton

(250) 995-3361

 

The Grant Thornton website can be found here.

The Luxury Homes Collection Magazine is a quarterly publication which features B.C.’s finest homes listed with Macdonald Realty. An exceptional piece that is distributed both locally and internationally, the magazine provides our listings with an unparalleled advantage.

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