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Important Numbers and Addresses in Victoria
Vancouver Handbook -- 1st Edition

The emergency number in both Victoria and Vancouver is 911. The operator will ask if you want police, fire or ambulance. They will ask you what is wrong and where you are and they will send help. Explain simply and clearly where you are and what has happened.

Police, Fire and Ambulance: 911
Victoria General Hospital: 1 Hospital Way, 250-727-4212
Royal Jubilee Hospital: 1900 Fort Street, 250-370-8000

Victoria Transit Information: 250-382-6161
Intercity Buses at 700 Douglas:
Gray Line of Victoria: 250-388-6539 or 1-800-663-8390
Greyhound Canada: 1-800-661-8747
Island Coach Lines 1-800-318-0818
Pacific Coach Lines: 1-800-661-1725

Victoria Airport
Flight Information: Call the individual airline companies.
Airport Shuttle Bus (the Airporter): 250-386-2525

Flights from Downtown
Fly on Seaplanes or Helicopters to downtown Vancouver or Seattle and many other destinations. Call the individual companies.

B.C. Ferries
Call 1-888-BCFERRY (that's 1-888-223-3779) from anywhere in B.C., or on the net:

Trains (Railroads)
VIA Rail Canada: E&N Railiner Day Excursions, Victoria to Courtney: 1-888-842-7245, or

Boat Service to Seattle
The Victoria Clipper sails from Victoria's Inner Harbour. Telephone 250-382-8100 or 1-800-888-2535 or

Empress Taxi: 250-381-2222
Blue Bird Cabs: 250-382-4235
Victoria Taxi: 250-383-7111

You can find good ESL materials at:
Munro's Books: 1108 Government Street, 250-382-2464
Chapters: 1212 Douglas Street, 250-380-9009

Central Library
735 Broughton, 250-382-7241

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