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Recycling in Victoria, BC

Victoria is a very ecologically-minded city.  We recycle almost everything. All homes, hotels. campgrounds, RV parks etc. have programs/bins in place for recycling, so ask or look around ... they ARE there. You MUST recycle:   Please Recycle! Glass bottles/jars, plastic bottles, plastic packaging of most kinds, tin cans, aluminum cans, all paper/cardboard

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Spectator Sports in Victoria, BC

Amateur and Professional Sports teams and venues in Victoria: 1.  Victoria Royals - Ice Hockey - Western Hockey League - venue Save On Foods Memorial Arena 2.  Victoria Harbour Cats - Baseball - West Coast League - venue - Royal Athletic Park 3.  Victoria Shamrocks - Box Lacrosse - Western Lacross Ass'n - venue The

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GUIDED WALKING TOURS OF VICTORIA, BC

There is a lot to see and do in Victoria, including colourful characters and fascinating stories, history & nature.  Here are some guided tours that are fun, interesting and can even revive your body and spirit! Please click on the provided links or contact these companies by phone or email directly for more information.  

WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE INJURED OR SICK WHILE VISITING

If you become sick or injured while visiting Victoria:  Either call 911 (for an emergency) or go to one of the hospitals or clinics listed below: **Non-residents of British Columbia see below for information and costs for medical care in Victoria There are 2 hospitals in the Greater Victoria area. 1) Victoria General Hospital, 1

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DUNCAN AND CHEMAINUS, VANCOUVER ISLAND

A Driving Tour from Victoria To Duncan and Chemainus, BC If you're looking for other things to do within a day's drive from Victoria, consider driving up the famous 'Malahat' (Highway #1 North) with it's spectacular scenery.   Be sure to stop at the viewpoint at the top ... just beautiful! Whippletree Junction Along

LIQUOR/ALCOHOL LAWS IN VICTORIA, BC

Liquor laws in British Columbia The legal drinking age in B.C. is 19 years. What is the definition of liquor? In B.C., liquor is defined as beer, wine, or spirits, or any other product intended for human consumption, that contains more than 1% alcohol by volume.  Some products such as cooking wine and liquor-filled chocolates can be

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WALKING AROUND DOWNTOWN VICTORIA, BC

Victoria is a great place for walking. Long walks or short ... there is something for everyone! These are some suggestions for leisurely strolls in/around downtown.  Please see post under 'further afield for more walks/hikes/trails out-of-town.  All of these walks are level and paved - all suitable for wheelchair. Beacon Hill Park 1. 

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