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Victoria Harbour Newswire

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  1. Revellers welcome 2018 in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | Jamaica Observer

    ... on France were "in the past." In Hong Kong, the city staged a stunning fireworks display over its famous Victoria Harbour and thousands watched as "shooting stars" were fired from the rooftops of skyscrapers during a 10-minute musical spectacular. ...

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  2. Party time excellentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 28 | The Standard

    ... salmon caviar doubles the natural sweetness from the herb cream sauce. Aqua Spirit overlooking Victoria Harbour is a good spot for watching the fireworks at midnight. Dress up and get a sip of champagne to count down to the New Year in the Black and ...

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  3. Kerri Milton parting ways with Downtown Victoria, CHEK News reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Penticton Herald

    ... our ties with other downtown stakeholders, such as the City of Victoria, Tourism Victoria and the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority. Milton, a recipient of the Penticton & Wine Country's Top 40 Under 40, was also active with the Summerland ...

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  4. Victoria Harbour cleanup contract awarded to Milestone Environmental Contracting IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... the marine environment.This work is important for the well-being of the marine wildlife that call Victoria Harbour their home and feeding ground." The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport Transport Canada is online at www.tc.gc.ca. ...

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  5. Canada 150 icebreaker has North Van connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Squamish Chief

    For nearly 150 days, the Polar Prince has undertaken an epic journey along the Northwest Passage, part of a signature project on behalf of Canada's 150th anniversary.The icebreaker ship, decked out in red and white colours, has transported a diverse cadre of Canadians across the country who have been committed to learning and absorbing what the country has to offer. The ship set sail from Toronto June 1. When it docks in Victoria Harbour Oct. 28, officially concluding its 15-leg, three-coast tour of Canadian society, it will have been one of the most large scale and nationally-focused projects undertaken for Canada 150.

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  6. Photos: Aboard the Canada C3 ice breaker after its journey through the Northwest PassageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Georgia Straight

    On October 28, the Polar Prince will dock at Victoria Harbour, concluding its 23,000-kilometre journey from Toronto via the Northwest Passage. The ice breaker and former Canadian Coast Guard vessel stopped at the Port of Vancouver on Monday en route to its final destination, where members of the media and guests were invited aboard for a tour.

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  7. Simon McCoy sarcastically reveals Kate Middleton due dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... pictured with Prince George and Princess Charlotte waving to the crowd before departing by sea plane from Victoria Harbour Airport in Victoria, Canada in September, will soon be parents of three His world-weary voice revealed his true sentiment as ...

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  8. The hotel room that changed Hong Kong's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... heyday as "the finest hotel east of the Suez" and still one of Asia's premier hotels. On the other side of Victoria Harbour, which this grandest of grande dame hotels faces, on Hong Kong Island, is another, until recently, forgotten relic of the ...

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  9. Prince William shares sweet details about Prince George and Princess Charlotte during hospital visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte leave from Victoria Harbour to board a sea-plane on the final day of their Royal Tour of Canada Britain's Prince George accompanied by Britain's Prince William , Duke of Cambridge arrives for his first day of school at Thomas's school in Battersea, southwest London on September 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / RICHARD POHLERICHARD POHLE/AFP/Getty Images Princess Charlotte of Cambridge arrives at Berlin Tegel Airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

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  10. Hongkongers head to Canada but 150 mainlanders replace them every dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    By my calculation that means Hong Kong has become the permanent home to 620,500 new people from mainland China in little more than 20 years Pondering the news this week that a record number of Hongkongers since the handover moved to Canada last year - presumably because Victoria Harbour had lost its fragrance - two very different characters came to mind. Pillar of the special administrative region establishment, Elsie Leung Oi-sie and the American writer, Mark Twain.

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  11. Kate Middleton expected to miss Prince George's first day of school due to severe morning sicknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge visit the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford on July 8, 2016 in Fairford, England. Prince George of Cambridge waves as he leaves from Victoria Harbour to board a sea-plane on the final day of their Royal Tour of Canada Prince George of Cambridge arrives at Berlin Tegel Airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

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  12. Bachelor party rescues man from capsized boat near VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... a fishing boat for a bachelor party and were surprised to find the boat in trouble at the mouth of Victoria Harbour, and went over to help. They pulled him out of the water before the Coast Guard arrived. "We look over and I say, 'hey guys, that ...

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  13. How to make the most of a 12-hour layover in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Wish that happened in my own big city. Eager to board the historic Star Ferry , taking passengers across Victoria Harbour since 1888. Purchase tokens ($2.70 HKD each) from machine to take us from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon; admire the two-storey, ...

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  14. Three luxurious hotel suites to book for your next summer bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... the Presidential Suite of InterContinental is a 7,000-square-foot duplex with a stunning backdrop of the Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. There's a 2,500-square-foot rooftop terrace with an infinity swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Guests can enjoy ...

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  15. Hosting cruise ships not always smooth sailingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Squamish Chief

    ... Victoria's Ogden Point terminal is the busiest cruise ship port-of-call in Canada, according to the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority. The number of ships docking at Ogden Point has grown from 110 ships carrying 161,000 passengers in 2002 to 227 ...

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  16. B.C.'s heat wave is breaking maximum temperature records that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... showed various communities hitting new marks on Tuesday and Wednesday - some, like in Agassiz and Victoria Harbour, hadn't hit marks like these in over 100 years. Here are the same-day maximum temperature records that were beaten on Aug. 1 and 2, ...

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  17. Adorable George turns 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | The Mercury

    ... family's Norfolk home in mid July 2016. Picture: Getty Prince George of Cambridge waves as he leaves from Victoria Harbour to board a sea-plane on the final day of their Royal Tour of Canada on October 1, 2016 in Victoria, Canada. Picture: Getty ...

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  18. Royal baby pictures: Watch Princess Charlotte growRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | USA Today

    ... family estate in Bucklebury, England. Princess Charlotte smiles as she and her family prepare to leave Victoria Harbour in to board a sea-plane on the final day of their royal tour of western Canada, on Oct.1, 2016 in Victoria, Canada. Charlotte ...

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  19. Canada map mosaic should be planned into Victoria's Ogden Point redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Princess Cruises' Star Princess sits at dock at Ogden Point, the first ship to arrive in Victoria for the 2017 cruise season. One reader says the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority should include a mosaic map of Canada in its plans.

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  20. Matthew Fisher: Little enthusiasm in Hong Kong for Chinese rule 20 years after handoverRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | Canada.com

    Twenty years ago this July, Prince Charles and former Prime Minister Tony Blair formally returned sovereignty over this British Dependent Territory to China's then-president, Jiang Zemin. I was there, on the edge of Victoria Harbour moments before a few affable lads from the Black Watch clad in kilts quietly left their sentry posts at the stroke of midnight, replaced almost instantly by guards from the People's Liberation Army who stood smartly to attention.

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