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Some population statistics from the 2016 Canada Census

"In 2016, the enumerated population of Victoria census metropolitan area (CMA) was 367,770, which represents a change of 6.7% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%."

"In 2016, there were 162,716 private dwellings occupied in Victoria, which represent a change of 6.1% from 2011." (cited from

Victoria City Hall - Municipal Government Services
"Victoria ..."City of Gardens" - This intimate, sophisticated seaside City is the vacation capital of Canada and the premiere tourist spot in the Pacific Northwest. Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and sparkles in one of Canada's mildest climates. This area is the sunniest spot in the province and the gentlest in the country in terms of climate, environment, and lifestyle. "  (from website maintained by City of Victoria "City Hall)

See also at this site information on: property taxes | parking fines | garbage | fire department | community websites | etc.

Better Business Bureau of Vancouver Island B.C.
In Victoria serving Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, Powell River and Haida Gwai
"Our Mission:  To promote and foster the highest ethical relationship between businesses and the public through voluntary self-regulation, consumer and business education and service excellence." (quote from web site 07/26/02)
#220-1175 Cook Street
Victoria, BC, V8V 4A1
By Phone:  250-386-6348
Toll Free:  1-877-826-4222
By Fax:  250-386-2367
Office Hours:  9-4pm, Mondays to Fridays
General inquiries:

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce
" As the voice of business in the Victoria area, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce represents business people in the Capital Region working together for the economic and social well-being of the community.

Membership in the Chamber gives you the opportunity to support your business and contribute to these goals in many effective ways."  [quote from website 2002/02/22]

Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

Tourism Victoria - Greater Victoria and the Islands
"Official travel resources for Victoria, B.C.
This Internet guide is provided by Tourism Victoria, the Greater Victoria Visitors and Convention Bureau, a non-profit association of 850 members representing the local tourism industry.
Our service includes:  visitor information and accommodation reservations, assistance for meeting planners, travel writers, film crews, tour operators and wholesalers.

For visitor information please
· Telephone:  250-953-2033


  • Victoria International Airport
    "Victoria International Airport is located 18 km north of Victoria, the Capital of British Columbia, on beautiful Vancouver Island"

  • Floatplane Services to Vancouver to Victoria
    Harbor to harbor daily floatplane services

  • Helicopter-Helijet Services Vancouver to:  Victoria & Seattle

  • Ferry Schedules - Vancouver to:  Victoria, Nanaimo, Sunshine Coast etc.
    phone toll free in BC 1-888-233-3779 for schedule information

  • Victoria BC to Port Angeles, Washington State the Coho passenger car ferry based right downtown Victoria, with dock in the Inner Harbor.

  • Victoria Regional Transit Bus System:  "Everything you need to know about using the Victoria Regional Transit System is on this Website.  Transit service operates seven days a week, 365 days a year. The service area includes Greater Victoria, Sidney and Sooke.

  • Pacific Coach Lines - Bus service between Vancouver and Victoria, and YVR (Vancouver Intenational Airport & Whistler.

Car Rental Services Downtown Victoria

Naval Base Tours
Canada's Pacific Fleet Tours
Esquimalt, B.C. - Naden Site
see photo of a City Class Frigate (Dept. of National Defense aerial photo) like those based in Esquimalt in Greater Victoria.

Weather Services & Updates
Environment Canada
fee based phone service with forecaster "Weather one-on-one"
phone 1-900-565-5555

Public Health Services - Restaurant Inspections

Victoria Health Inspection Reports of Restaurant and Food Handling Services

An interesting site to visit to see if your favorite restaurant, cafe or cofee shop or market butcher passed their most recent health inspection and how they rated.

VIHA Vancouver Island Health Authority web site
Note - you can search by name of restaurant/facility or by going through the alphabetical listings

"Environmental Health Officers carry out inspections for food facilities, including restaurants. Food inspection occurs at the federal, provincial and local levels.

Locally, food control initiatives are aimed at preventing food borne illnesses through safe food management. The monitoring process includes assessment, inspection, sample gathering and evaluation." [quote from VIHA web page 2015.05.21]

Food facilities that sell or serve food to the public are inspected routinely. These facilities include:

  • restaurants,
  • pubs and lounges,
  • hospitals and care facilities,
  • food and espresso carts,
  • coffee outlets,
  • delis,
  • bakeries,
  • butcher shops,
  • grocery stores,
  • and more, including temporary events where food is sold.

Victoria Legal Services:  Lawyers · Law Firms · Notaries Public

Looking for a lawyer or notary public in Victoria or general information sources about the law in B.C.?  See our legal information and services area?

For Victoria lawyers with particular expertise in the area of Intellectual Property and Technology Law - wbroader business law practice , see Hutchison Oss-Cech & Marlatt's James Hutchison.

Photo of James Hutchison, Victoria's Lawyer experienced in Intellectual Property law - Technology Law and Business Law - CLICK FOR MORE INFO

James Hutchison, BA, LL.B.
Intellectual Property - Technology Law Servicers

Hutchison Oss-Cech Marlatt
#1 - 505 Fisgard Street,
Victoria B.C. V8W 1R3

Phone:  (250) 360-2500
Toll Free Phone:  1-866-887-4878


Victoria Real Estate / Wills & Estates Legal Services

Charlotte Salomon, Queens Counsel - experienced lawyer for wills, estate planning, residential  real estate  conveyance and personal injury cases - has offices in downtown Victoria, BC

 B.A. (York U.), J.D. (UVIC), Q.C. 2016
 Admitted to the BC Bar 1996

Charlotte's areas of practise includes:  wills & estates , residential real estate law and commercial litigation, she also handles personal injury litigation (e.g. ICBC claims disputes and settlements), and civil litigation

Charlotte has a previous background in real estate development and corporate commercial financing.

Charlotte's community involvement and professional development activities include being:

  • Chair of the Canadian Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section, Vancouver Island, 2007 -
  • Vice-President of the Victoria Bar Association, 2009
  • Partner/Principle of McConnon Bion O'Connor Peterson Law Corp. 2009

Charlotte Salomon, BA JD QC
Barrister & Solicitor
McConnan Bion O'Connor & Peterson Law Corp.
Suite # 420 - 880 Douglas Street,
Victoria, B.C. Canada V8W 2B7
Phone:  250-385-1383 
Toll free: 1-888-385-1383

Web Site Profile:

See also: Directory of Victoria Real Estate Development Lawyers

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see also

 Janury 2015 photo Dr. John Poon, O.D. Optometrist in Victoria, new clinic is Purely Optometry by Jubilee Hospital on Fort Street

Dr. John Poon, O.D., B.Sc. (Hons)

精 通 國 ` 粵 ` 英 語 潘 振 富 眼 科 醫 生
Fluent in English & Cantonese Chinese

Purely Optometry Eye Care Clinic

  Unit #105,
  1964 Fort Street
  Victoria, BC
  V8R 6R3

  Appointments Phone: 
  250-590-7499 or 250-590-2932

  Web site:
  Walk Ins Welcome!

experienced physiotherapists demonstrating back care stretching techniques, male physio in photo is also trained in accupuncture techniques using needles for pain relief, this photo taken at West Point clinic in Victoria Walk-in medical clinics for patients to drop-in, those  without a personal-family-doctor, can  make an appointment on the spot for a first come first see doctor on duty  - The clinic photo here is on Yates St.  near Cook -  in same mall as London Drugs -  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Naval Base Tours
Esquimalt, B.C. - Naden Site

Golf Course in Victoria
Golf Courses Map
ChinaTown Asia Travel Services Travel Agents
Music at UVic

Victoria Jazz Society

Theatres at UVic

Health Inspections - Restaurants
On-line reports of public health inspection records of local restaurants and food services in Victoria

Dining Guides & Suggestions
Chinatown Area Chinese & Western food, coffee houses, restaurants, pubs and markets

VICTORIA full service law firm for business, technology /  intellectual property law / real estate /  personal injury and family law - 	CLICK FOR   Hutchison Oss-Cech Marlatt law firm website at

Hutchison Oss-Cech Marlatt, Barristers & Solicitors
#1 - 505 Fisgard Street,
Victoria B.C. V8W 1R3
Phone:  (250) 360-2500
Toll Free Phone:  1-866-887-4878

McConnan Bion O'Connor & Peterson, downtown Victoria's full service law firm located between the Bay Centre Mall and the Victoria  Conference Centre adjoining the Empress Hotel

McConnan Bion O'Connor and Peterson Law Corporation
Full Service Law Firm

Suite #420 - 880 Douglas Street,
Victoria, B.C.  Canada  V8W 2B7
Phone  250-385-1383   
Toll free  1-888-385-1383

experienced physiotherapists demonstrating back care stretching techniques, male physio in photo is also trained in accupuncture techniques using needles for pain relief, this photo taken at West Point clinic in Victoria

see also
Walk-in medical clinics for patients to drop-in, those  without a personal-family-doctor, can  make an appointment on the spot for a first come first see doctor on duty  - The clinic photo here is on Yates St.  near Cook -  in same mall as London Drugs -  CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Chinese text translation - Realtor fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese and Chiu Chow Chinese dialects specializing in Asians buying/selling real estate in Victoria

Lucy is recognized as one of the best negotiators in the Victoria area - resulting in a network of loyal clients who use her services over and over again.

維多利亞最富經驗和最負盛名的多方語言房產經紀.  連年得獎無數.  Hall Of Fame 的得奬人!

Lucy Richardson, Realtor
contact information

Chinese text name of Lucy Richardson realtor

Logo graphic for ReMAX Camosun - Victoria Realty office

see also
Shriner's car raffle for Childrens' health care programs in Canada and USA

Shriner's Car Raffle for Fund Raising for Children's Health Care Programs in Canada and USA

Lawyers fluent in English, Italian, French & Spanish - for ICBC CLAIMS, Medical Malpractice/Negligence and WCB claims serve Victoria and Vancouver Island  from offices of Hutchison Oss-Cech Marlatt - CLICK FOR INFO


Barristers & Solicitors
#1 - 505 Fisgard St.
Victoria, B.C.
Canada V8W 1R3
Toll Free:  1-866-887-4878
Victoria Tel:  (250) 360-2500

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