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Information for Newcomers

BARA has a program to deliver a Welcome Package to all newcomers to Broadmead. Every attempt is made to identify new residents and have the package delivered 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 the area. For easy and early reference, some "Quick Links" to this information are provided below:

Local Government

Police and Fire Services

http://www.saanich.ca/
Information on the area, parks, recreation, roads and transportation, utilities and services, building and development and public safety, refuse pick-up schedules, etc.

http://www.crd.bc.ca/
Capital Region District information.

http://www.victoria.ca/common/index.shtml
City of Victoria information, parking tickets, etc.

 

http://www.saanichpolice.ca/
Local police department link
Non-emergency No:  250-475-4321

http://www.saanich.ca/services/safety/fire.html
Local fire department link
Non-emergency No:  250-475-6111
Non-emergency ambulance: 250-727-2400

 

 

Transportation

Medical Services

http://www.bcferries.com/
BC Ferries schedule.

http://www.bctransit.com/regions/vic/
BC Transit information including maps, schedules, fares.

http://www.icbc.com/
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
Licensing of vehicles and drivers, insurance requirements, etc.

http://www.victoriaairport.com/index.php?pageid=1
Victoria Airport Authority - arrivals, departures, etc.

http://www.harbour-air.com/home/index.php; and
http://westcoastair.com

Both companies provide convenient air service from Victoria harbour to Vancouver and other destinations.
 

http://www.victoriamedicalsociety.org/
List of physicians taking new patients.

http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/msp/infoben/carecard.html
Medical Services Plan - BC Care Card information.

http://www.greatervictoria.com/healthandlifestyles.htm
Information on health and lifestyle services in the Greater Victoria region.

 

Newcomers' Clubs

Community Services

http://www.victorianewcomers.ca/
Victoria Evening Newcomers' Club for Women.

http://www.vicdaynewcomers.ca/
Victoria Women’s Newcomers' Club.

Saanich Newcomers' Club:
President: Margaret Doetsch, 250-704-1216
Membership Coordinator: Janet Lewis, 250-665-6062
 

http://www.broadmead.ca/
Information on Broadmead.

http://gvpl.ca/
Greater Victoria Public Library.

http://www.tourismvictoria.com/
Tourism Victoria - things to do.

http://www.islandnet.com/~volvic/
Volunteering opportunities in Victoria.

Scouts Canada:
Information on the 5th Tsartlip Scout Group is available here.
 

Pets

Driver Services

Central Victoria Veterinary Hospital:
(24-hour Emergency Facility)

760 Roderick Street
Victoria, BC  V8X 2R3
Tel: 250-475-2495
 
Driver Services Centre:
1-1150 McKenzie Avenue (McKenzie and Borden)
Victoria, BC  V8P 5P5
Tel: 250-704-4150


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