Smugglers and Rum Runners

Mondays | 2pm Visitor Info Centre Smuggling booze during US Prohibition and opium from Victoria’s 13 pre-1908 opium factories are stories seldom included in the history books. On this tour, we set the record straight. Mondays at 2:00 pm. Start outside Visitor Info Centre, 812 Wharf St. at corner of Government St.

Feast, Food & Film

May 28 – 31, 2015; event times vary. Location: The Vic Theatre, other Victoria venues Event: Join in for fun, entertaining, informative, and delicious spins on 'dinner and a movie' as The Vic Theatre samples its way around the globe. On the menu: May 28, 5 pm: We Will Barolo You Over Barolo wine tasting and Italian … Continued

75th Anniversary Naden Band Concert

September 11, 2015, 7:30 pm Location: Royal Theatre Event: Join the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy for a commemorative concert in celebration of its 75th anniversary. Witness former and serving members performing on-stage together as part of a 65-piece band. The stirring and exhilarating musical program will showcase the talents and diversity that has become … Continued

Canada’s Titanic: The Empress of Ireland

May 29 – October 20 Location: Maritime Museum Event: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Empress of Ireland, the Maritime Museum of BC's new exhibit takes an in-depth look at Canada's largest maritime disaster during peacetime.  Just hours after departing Quebec City on May 29, 1914, the Empress of Ireland was struck by Norwegian collier Storstad, sending … Continued

Turn Down The Heat Week

February 1 – 7, 2015 The DVBA, in concert with 21 other business improvement associations throughout BC, is promoting energy conservation during "Turn Down The Heat Week". This event is a collaboration of Fortis BC and BIABC (Business Improvement Areas of BC) and is focused on the importance of being sustainable, both environmentally and socially. The … Continued

Public Engagement

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