Month: June 2012

Celebrating Victoria Pride 2012

Peace, love and a rainbow of colours are getting set to take over Victoria next week as the capital city celebrates Pride Week. The city was recently voted as a favourite Canadian destination by gay and lesbian travelers,… Read More

Island Profile: Mystic Beach

Today’s Island Profile is a guest post, provided by Nevin Thompson of Victoria, BC. Nevin Thompson frequently contributes blog posts about Vancouver Island, and works with Nakwakto Rapids Tours on northern Vancouver Island. If you have an idea… Read More

Island Profile: Victoria’s Government House

In the mid 1860s, Governor Arthur Kennedy purchased what was known as Cary Castle with the intent that it would serve as the official residence of Vancouver Island’s governor. For several decades, the home saw a rash of… Read More

Revitalizing the Nanaimo Marina

With fishing boats, ferries, kayaks, sight-seers and aquatic wildlife, the Nanaimo marina is at the heart of this lively city. It’s certainly not called ‘The Harbour City’ without reason. Recently the Nanaimo Port Authority announced a partnership with… Read More

Father’s Day Skiing At Mount Washington

You can consider Mount Washington officially three for three. 2012 marks the third consecutive year that the mountain resort is open for skiing and snowboarding on Father’s Day. Photo: © Mount Washington Alpine Resort A Father’s Day opening… Read More