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Live Virtual Program: The HBC & The Fur Trade

HUDSON’S BAY COMPANY AND THE FUR TRADE Grades 4 & 9 Social Studies The Hudson’s Bay Company is Canada’s oldest national company. What were its powerful effects on First Nations and how did it play a key role in the development of Fort Victoria and Canada?...

Live Virtual Program: WWII and Women on the Home Front

WORLD WAR TWO AND WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT Grade 10 Social Studies The Second World War brought rapid change in technology, industry, and social roles. It also brought opportunities for BC women to contribute to the war effort. Through exploration and discovery,...

Live Virtual Program: Early West Coast Exploration

EARLY WEST COAST EXPLORATION Grades 4 & 6 Social Studies Presented in the character of Captain Cook in the age of discovery, students will explore the questions: What was the motivation for exploration and discovery of the Northwest Coast? How did interactions...

Live Virtual Program: Ocean Conservation

OCEAN CONSERVATION Grade 2 Science The Ocean Conservation program introduces students to water and ocean conservation through scientific inquiry. Students will interact with scientific equipment to discover the relationship between land and water and its significance...
Victoria Classic Boat Festival

Victoria Classic Boat Festival

Head on down to Victoria Classic Boat Festival this Labour Day weekend, in Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour! The Pacific Northwest on both sides of the border is blessed with an enormous number of traditional boats of all descriptions. These wonderful craft...