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Downtown Blog: Outdoors

Get on the water with Ocean River Sports

Ocean River Sports is a family endeavor for the Henrys, one that has resulted in one of Victoria's, and Canada's, best outdoor adventure stores.

HtO offers Victorians an endless summer

Seventeen years ago, HtO moved into downtown Victoria where it has become known as the “endless summer” store, sought out for its locally shaped surf boards and candy-coloured collection of bikinis.

Business Profile: Robinson's team knows the outdoors

On November 1, 1929, the shop we now know as Robinson’s Outdoor Store was opened by Mr. George W. Robinson.

The announcement brochure for the opening noted the location as "Opposite Colonist", and included the Robinson’s Creed. Point number eight states:

“… we aim to serve our customers as attentively as possible.”

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