Living in Victoria
On the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is a community of choice for its temperate climate, natural beauty, recreational sites and economic opportunities.
With a population of 83,000 and a regional population of 360,000, Victoria serves as the Capitol of British Columbia and has an employment and population base focused on government, education (University of Victoria), tourism and retirement.
Victoria has been blessed with a wealth of natural and man-made riches, including stunning heritage architecture framed by ocean views and mountain vistas. It is this rare juxtaposition of heritage charm, scenic backdrop and modern city-scape that makes Victoria one of the most uniquely special places in Canada. Millions visit our city every year and enjoy the natural beauty, temperate climate and heritage charm that Victoria offers its residents every day.