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Posts for June 2011

Where are you Celebrating Canada Day?

Posted on June 30, 2011 at 11:29AM by Tourism Victoria

It was on the day of July 1st 1867 that Canada became a dominion of confederated provinces and never looked back. Since everyone realized how amazing we are and started celebrating in 1917, annual ...

The 27th Annual TD Victoria International JazzFest is Here!

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 3:17PM by Tourism Victoria

This ten day musical showcase started with humble roots back in 1985 with a tiny operating budget and only a few days to showcase the artists involved. Fast forward 27 years, and it has become a ...

Victoria International Buskers Festival

Posted on June 20, 2011 at 2:42PM by Tourism Victoria

Crowd Pleaser by Margaret McCormack-Garcia

Summer continues to heat up here in Victoria and with it come more hot events around the city!

One event that is sure to rock the month of July is the First Annual Victoria International Busker ...

Win the Ultimate Historic Getaway with Good Timber

Posted on June 13, 2011 at 3:49PM by Tourism Victoria

This summer celebrate Victoria and the Pacific Northwest’s cultural history by taking in Good Timber - Songs and Stories of the Western Logger by the Other Guys Theatre Company. The tour has ...

Jumpship in Victoria's Inner Harbour

Posted on June 10, 2011 at 9:42AM by Tourism Victoria

I think it is safe to finally say quietly amongst ourselves (as to not scare off the timid creature) SUMMER IS HERE!! I say this quietly at first because it has thus far been ever so shy about ...

Winning the Stanley Cup Would be Capital Indeed!

Posted on June 4, 2011 at 11:00AM by Tourism Victoria

As the capital city of British Columbia, Victoria is no doubt impacted by the success of the Vancouver Canucks. In fact, the last time the Stanley Cup was awarded in British Columbia, it was the ...

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