Come and join us in welcoming home professional cyclist Ryder Hesjedal from his phenomenal seventh place overall finish at the 2010 Tour de France, the best showing from a Canadian in 22 years.
Ryder Hesjedal's Homecoming Event will be held at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa on Saturday, September 4, 2010 from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Meet Ryder, celebrate his impressive placing and help support his latest project, "Wheelmen Ride Bicycles", an initiative designed to help support the development of young, competitive cyclists in Canada.
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It's that time of year again: shorter days, cooler mornings, the first few leaves turning from green to gold and late-summer produce appearing at the farmers' market stands.
As summer winds down for another year, fall fair season on Vancouver Island is just getting started.
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Notice something different about our blog?
We now have a "tweet" button on all of our blog posts to allow our readers to easily share entries with their followers on Twitter!
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Congratulations Tara Bell of Jasper, Alberta!
Your name was randomly selected as the winner of our Victoria, BC getaway contest!
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Looking for something to do this weekend?
Check out the inaugural Humboldt Valley Summer Festival, happening on August 14, 2010 from 11 am to 7 pm.
Snack on oysters, beer and bratwurst, cotton candy, lemonade, popcorn and iced tea as you stroll Humboldt Valley and check out the 18 artists painting and sculpting on the plaza, live jazz, magicians, jugglers, wood carving, glass art and more!
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Voting is now open for the 2010 CARE Awards People's Choice Awards!
How to vote
You can vote for Parkside online from August 3 to September 19, 2010 at www.careawards.com, or in-person at the following locations:
- Mayfair Shopping Centre at 3147 Douglas Street from Aug 16 - Sept 12
- Hillside Centre at 1644 Hillside Avenue from Sept 16 - 19
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Thanks to our mild, west coast weather and fantastic trails and walkways, the people of Victoria are pretty darn fit and healthy - it's not an uncommon sight to see joggers and walkers out pounding the pavement year-round.
Before you lace up your running shoes to join them, consider getting a therapeutic massage.
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