Good luck to all Victoria – Maui Sailors

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July 5th is the start of the Cruising division and July 7th is the start for the racers.  This is one of those classic completions drawing competitors from around the globe.  If you are in house over these dates, be sure to pop down to the inner harbour for a look.

 

To Track the race, click here.


The Chateau team welcome sports visitors for July

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July generally is a quieter month for  major championships and sport related events in our city.  We certainly welcome all three of these great spectator sports.

 

* July 1 – 2 The first Western Canadian Intercollegiate Cricket Tournament.

 

* July 14 – The second annual Victoria International Sevens Rugby Tournament will be held in UVic’s Centennial Stadium attracting teams from around the world.

 

* July 27 – 29 BC Women’s Midget Softball Championships.


Fans of Artist Robert Bateman will soon be able to see his works in our harbour area.

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Harbour Authority Announces New CPR Terminal Tenant

One of Canada’s most prolific and celebrated painters will be showcased at the CPR Steamship Terminal following a deal signed between Greater Victoria Harbour Authorityand the Bateman Foundation. Under the terms of the agreement, the Robert Bateman Centre will make its home in the historic CPR Steamship Terminal with gallery, educational and office space on the third and fourth floors, and a retail store on the Belleville street level. The Centre’s renovation period will start on August 1, 2012 and they are targeting to complete and open the gallery in the spring of 2013.

Learn More about Robert Bateman


Happy Canada Day!

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Victoria Inner Harbour looking to the Legislative buildings

Victoria Inner Harbour looking to the Legislative buildings

Here is a wonderful little video from one of our great tourism partners for you to enjoy.  Be proud! be very proud!