SṈIDȻEȽ (Gowlland-Tod Provincial Park)

SṈIDȻEȽ (Tod Inlet) is a rich and layered site, both culturally and ecologically. Located in the Coastal Douglas fir moist maritime biogeoclimatic zone, in the Nanaimo lowlands ecosection, SṈIDȻEȽ is surrounded by the lush forests of Gowlland-Tod Provincial Park, which was established in 1994 as a part of the Commonwealth Heritage Legacy Program. The SENCOŦEN name for the area is SṈIDȻEȽ (pronounced ‘sneed-kwuth’) which means “Place of the Blue Grouse”. Blue grouse is an indicator species; its presence told the W̱SÁNEĆ people that food resources were abundant in its chosen habitat.

Camosun's Dental Clinic

Open to Camosun College students, employees and the general public, Camosun's Dental Clinic offers dental care for clients of all ages. Our Dental Hygiene and Certified Dental Assistant students provide professional, preventive and therapeutic services that are caring, high quality and low-cost.

Pepaken Hautw (Blossoming Place)

PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱, named by STOLȻEȽ (John Elliot, Tsartlip First Nation elder), is a plant nursery, garden, greenhouse, learning centre and gathering space dedicated to educating WELṈEW̱ Tribal School students, adults and other community members about native plants and food growing. This site began as a greenhouse and since 2010 has evolved into a multi-faceted education initiative involving many contributing partners and supporters.  You can read the whole story of PEPAKEN HAUTW at

Island Catholic Schools

Greetings! The Catholic Independent Schools of the Diocese of Victoria are heirs of a long, rich history within the Church, providing parents a quality education for their children within a faith-based setting. Shortly after Victoria was established as a trading centre, the Sisters of Saint Ann came west to Vancouver Island to begin a tradition of Catholic education which now stretches back more than 150 years.

Camosun College - School of Access

As our name suggests, the School of Access opens doors for you. With our upgrading programs, you can build or refresh your math and English skills to meet admission requirements and be successful in other college programs. We offer an excellent career exploration program to help you identify career goals and a post-secondary plan to help you reach them. We also provide programs that help students overcome barriers and gain basic skills for entry level employment.

Camosun College - Diversity Committee

Since 2006, Camosun's Diversity Advisory Committee has been bringing together members of Camosun's community for continuing dialogue and planning aimed at placing the College as a community that celebrates diversity, to ensure students and employees feel welcomed and valued. The committee promotes discussion, events/special projects, policy and program advising and education/training that will serve this purpose. 

Victoria Hindu Parishad And Cultural Center

The Victoria Hindu Parishad and Cultural Centre is an organization providing a focal point for inclusion and diversity through educational, social, cultural, charitable activities, and religious worship. They host public gathering at the temple almost every Saturday, open to people of all ages and backgrounds. One of the Centre’s organizers, Sridevi Divakarla says that everybody receives what they are looking for when they come to Saturday gatherings.


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