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Victoria Climate

Victoria, capital of British Columbia, Canada, has a Marine west coast climate. Victoria is also considered to have a Mediterranean climate, with rainy and mild winters and relatively mild and dry summers. Victoria has the…


Victoria History

Visitors sometimes confuse Vancouver Island with the City of Vancouver, located on the British Columbia mainland. Both are named after Captain George Vancouver, who charted the waters of the Pacific Northwest in 1792. Victoria began…


Transportation in Vancouver

The streetcar in Vancouver made its debut on June 28, 1890 and traveled from the Granville Street Bridge to Westminster Avenue, which is now called Main Street. With a year passed, the first interurban rail…


Town of Whistler Vancouver

Whistler is a resort town in the southern Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in British Columbia, Canada, approximately 125 kilometers (78 mi) north of Vancouver. Incorporated as the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), it…


City of Vancouver

Vancouver is the largest city in British Columbia, Canada, situated on the western shore of the Lower Mainland, an hour and a half Ferry ride away from British Columbia’s capital, Victoria. It is a major…


Victoria and the Capital Region

Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia and Western Canada’s oldest city. The city itself encompasses an area of just under 20 square kilometers, with a population of about 77,400, according to 2005 estimates….


How far is Sidney BC from Victoria BC?

Sidney, situated close to the Gulf Islands and on the shores of the Strait of Georgia and Patricia Bay, is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Just 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) north of…