Pacific Northwest Intergovernmental Audit Forum

Victoria, British Columbia
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Things to know before traveling to Canada

U.S. Passports & International Travel


Advice for Visitors to Canada


Things to do in Victoria


Art Gallery of Greater Victoria - A Modern Story from the Collection of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria....Your Gallery Bringing Art to Life

Prince of Whales Whale Watching is the largest, safest, most reliable....If you are from out of town, choose to schedule your whale watching tour 

Royal BC Museum presents the natural and human history of the area through three different galleries, natural history, first peoples, and modern history.

Bastion Square is located in the heart of downtown Victoria, B.C. The ceremonial entry arch, located at View and Government Streets, welcomes visitors to the original site of old Fort Victoria....European-style, Artisans Showcase and Open-Air Marketplace, with vendors. Many artisans demonstrate their work on site. Visitors also enjoy entertainment with busking musicians and traveling entertainer

Spectacular Spanish Bagpipers at the Royal Theatre ~ located on the corner of Blanshard Street and Broughton Street. 805 Broughton Street. To purchase tickets, click here

The Buchart Gardens is one of the world's premier show gardens, and a designated National Historic Site of Canada. 

Victoria Carriage Tours - Horse-drawn carriage tours of Victoria BC. Trolley tours, group bundles, seasonal events, and an experience that can't be beat.

Victoria Harbour Ferry  - Sail the waters in and around the Victoria and Nanaimo inner harbours with Victoria Harbour Ferries and H2O Water Taxis.

Chinatown - Located on Fisgard Street, between Government and Store Strrets, Victoria's Chinatown is the oldest in Canada, and one of the oldest in North America. The focus is the 500-600 block of Fisgard Street, including famously narrow Fan Tan Alley, the old Chinese School and a small selection of historic buildings and Chinese businesses.

NEW! Added to event website on August 28

Parliamentary Tour, Wednesday, September 24, 10:00a
You are invited to discover the architectural splendour of the Parliament Buildings and learn about British Columbia's Legislative Assembly. You will have an opportunity to sign up for this private tour during the online registration process.


Restaurants

Casual Dining

Steamship Grill 470 Belleville Street, 778-433-6736

Spinnakers 308 Catherine Street, 250-386-2739

Milestones Grill 812 Wharf Street, 250-381-2244

Darcy's Pub (Downtown), 1127 Wharf Street, 250-380-1322

The Local Restaurant, 1205 Wharf Street, 250-385-1999

Fine Dining

The Mark (located at the Hotel Grand Pacific)

LURE Restaurant (located at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Hotel), 45 Songhees Road, 250-360-5873

Matisse 512 Yates Street, 250-480-0883

Camille's Restaurant 45 Bastion Square, 250-381-3433 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information

  • For questions regarding registration/hotel accommodations:
    Sylvia Woo
    Phone:  415-904-2214
    Email: 
    woos@gao.gov

Payment Instructions

  • Registration Fee

    We accept Visa Debit Card, MasterCard Debit Card, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diners Club, and American Express

    If paying by check, please make payable to “Pacific Northwest Intergovernmental Audit Forum" and mail to: Sylvia Woo, U.S. Government Accountability Office, 301 Howard Street, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94105