Ogden Point

River otters often thrive in the salty ocean waters along the Victoria shore (Ella Smiley).

VIDEO: Wrestling river otters draw a crowd at Ogden Point

You otter check out these adorable mammals!

 

The new coast guard station on Dallas Road (Kiernan Green / Victoria News Staff)

Canadian Coast Guard officially opens Victoria’s new permanent station

Crews have 14.7-metre lifeboat, new rigid hull inflatable at disposal along with $3.8M building

 

A rendering of Victoria Wonderland, a drive-thru immersive holiday experience that has been cancelled due to COVID-19. (Courtesy of Transcend Victoria)

Victoria Wonderland drive-thru show cancelled due to COVID-19

Organizers hope to host a similar event, if restrictions allow, in the new year

 

A rendering of Victoria Wonderland, a drive-thru immersive holiday experience coming to the Breakwater District at Ogden Point. (Courtesy of Transcend Victoria)

Immersive, drive-thru holiday light show coming to Victoria

‘Victoria Wonderland’ runs from Dec. 7 to Dec. 31

A rendering of Victoria Wonderland, a drive-thru immersive holiday experience coming to the Breakwater District at Ogden Point. (Courtesy of Transcend Victoria)
Victoria harbour authority closes Ogden Point walkway to the public

Victoria harbour authority closes Ogden Point walkway to the public

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority says not enough people were practising social distancing

Victoria harbour authority closes Ogden Point walkway to the public
The new mooring dolphin at Pier B will accommodate larger cruise ships. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

GVHA waits on second shipment of steel following cargo sinkage

In January the first round of steel sank to the bottom of the ocean

The new mooring dolphin at Pier B will accommodate larger cruise ships. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
The Ogden Point area will now be branded as The Breakwater District (Black Press File Photo)

Ogden Point officially rebranded as The Breakwater District

New signage and logos accompany plans for the area’s future

The Ogden Point area will now be branded as The Breakwater District (Black Press File Photo)
Ogden Point will be switching its name over to the Breakwater District on Sept. 14 (Black Press File photo)

VIDEO: Advocates call for Victoria’s Ogden Point to keep its name

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority says change isn’t due to namesake’s dark history

Ogden Point will be switching its name over to the Breakwater District on Sept. 14 (Black Press File photo)
Victoria’s picturesque Inner Harbour is one of the many draws of the B.C. capital. File photo

Victoria sees record tourism season

The last cruise ship for 2018 arrives on Oct. 14

Victoria’s picturesque Inner Harbour is one of the many draws of the B.C. capital. File photo
Two crew members were rescued after falling from a rescue boat on the Explorer of the Seas cruise ship. Facebook/Tim Johnston

Two people rescued after falling from lifeboat at Ogden Point

Crew members of the Explorer of the Seas cruise ship fell into the water Thursday night

Two crew members were rescued after falling from a rescue boat on the Explorer of the Seas cruise ship. Facebook/Tim Johnston
The load limit is 200,000 tonnes for each of these bollards recently installed at the Ogden Point terminal. Each came with a price tag of roughly $125,000 and is part of an estimated $7 million worth of infrastructure improvements being made by the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority putting $7 million into pier investments

Ogden Point to receive upgrades to accomodate even larger cruise ships

The load limit is 200,000 tonnes for each of these bollards recently installed at the Ogden Point terminal. Each came with a price tag of roughly $125,000 and is part of an estimated $7 million worth of infrastructure improvements being made by the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
A maintenance worker from Western Stevedoring at Ogden Point puts the finishing touches on a manufactured tree atop the warehouse at Pier A. The false tree is designed to attract eagles in the hope they will scare away seagulls. Contributed photo

New approach to Ogden Point seagull saga aims to deter birds

Fabricated tree with authentic branches designed to attract eagles

A maintenance worker from Western Stevedoring at Ogden Point puts the finishing touches on a manufactured tree atop the warehouse at Pier A. The false tree is designed to attract eagles in the hope they will scare away seagulls. Contributed photo
A trio of cruise ships sit in port at Ogden Point. (News files)

Harbour Authority signs up for green bus fleet

Agreement signed for 10-year partnership with new company

A trio of cruise ships sit in port at Ogden Point. (News files)
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. Don Denton/Black Press

Canada map mosaic should be planned into Victoria’s Ogden Point redevelopment

Element would be a great attraction for visitors both local and out-of-town

  • Jul 19, 2017
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. Don Denton/Black Press
Victoria anticipates Ogden Point terminal redevelopment

Victoria anticipates Ogden Point terminal redevelopment

Harbour Authority looks to balance needs of industry with impact on community

Victoria anticipates Ogden Point terminal redevelopment