Ocean wildlife drew Hudson's Bay Company to establish Fort Victoria
The factory produced a variety of industrial and household products, including shoe blacking, blue and black inks and metal polish
In 1913 this already worn ship embarked upon a doomed journey that would captivate the Canadian public for more than a year.
Most of us in the Victoria area live on land that was obtained as the result of the Douglas Treaties
The Beaver was a brigantine, equipped with two masts for sail as well as steam-propelled paddle wheels
Filtering out the uncomfortable parts of our past does no favours to anyone.
The government decided that something must be done about the ever-mounting death toll of the 'Graveyard of the Pacific'
The sinking of the steamship Valencia was on the reasons to build the West Coast Trail.
War's personal grief and tragedy too have left their indelible marks, but one of the lighter legacies of this conflict was in popular music.
CFB Esquimalt has direct links with Chilean Navy and particularly their submarine service.
The excitement of the Franklin saga may make us feel more emotionally engaged with our northern territories