BARA delivers a Welcome Package to all new residents in Broadmead. Every attempt is made to deliver this package as soon as possible after arrival, however if your household is missed, please contact BARA to request the package.
The Welcome Package contains essential information about the community and services available in Broadmead. Some “Quick Links” are provided below:
Information about the area, parks, recreation, roads and transportation, utilities and services, building and development permits, by-laws, and public safety, refuse pick-up schedules.
Capital Region District information.
City of Victoria information, parking tickets.
Police and Fire Services
Local police department link
Non-emergency No: 250-475-4321
Local fire department link
Non-emergency No: 250-475-6111
Non-emergency ambulance: 250-727-2400
BC Ferries schedule.
BC Transit information including maps, schedules, fares.
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
Vehicle and driver licensing, and insurance requirements.
Victoria Airport Authority – arrivals, departures.
- http://www.harbour-air.com/home/index.php; http://westcoastair.com
Both companies provide convenient air service from Victoria harbour to Vancouver and other destinations.
List of physicians taking new patients.
Medical Services Plan – BC Care Card information.
Health and lifestyle services in the Greater Victoria region.
Victoria Evening Newcomers’ Club for Women.
Victoria Women’s Newcomers’ Club.
- Saanich Newcomers’ Club:
President: Margaret Doetsch, 250-704-1216
Membership Co-ordinator: Janet Lewis, 250-665-6062
Greater Victoria Public Library.
Tourism Victoria – things to do.
- Scouts Canada:
Information on the 5th Tsartlip Scout Group is available here..
- Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital:
(24-hour Emergency Facility)
760 Roderick Street Victoria, BC V8X 2R3
- Driver Services Centre:
1-1150 McKenzie Avenue (McKenzie and Borden)
Victoria, BC V8P 5P5