Greater Victoria ? View Royal

View Royal is geographically central among the communities of Greater Victoria, bordered by Colwood, Langford, Highlands, Saanich and Esquimalt. Present population is just more than 8,000 residents. The town was incorporated in 1988, but View Royal was settled by Europeans in the 1850’s, when Dr. John Helmcken bought 640 acres from the Hudson’s Bay Company […]

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