Monthly Archives: May 2015

Ross Bay Villa celebrates John A. Macdonald

VICTORIA NEWS ARTICLE: Ross Bay Villa celebrates John A. Macdonald Published April 28, 2015 Sir John A. Macdonald— Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Canada’s first prime minister Sir John A. Macdonald is returning to Victoria to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the construction of Ross Bay Villa. On Sunday (May 3), the Salon Acting Company […]

‘Father of Confederation’ raising funds for historic villa

‘Father of Confederation’ raising funds for historic villa CARLA WILSON / TIMES COLONIST 
MAY 1, 2015 10:47 PM Don’t be surprised if you see a former prime minister in town this weekend. An actor portraying Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first PM, will stage a performance to help a local group raise money to buy […]

Society launches campaign to buy Ross Bay Villa – December 10, 2014

VICTORIA NEWS ARTICLE Society launches campaign to buy Ross Bay Villa by Tammy Schuster – Victoria News posted Dec 10, 2014 at 4:00 PM Broken-windows covered with plastic, walls brown with filth, and an overgrown yard strewn with garbage and old cars. Once dilapidated and set for demolition in 1999, today Ross Bay Villa is […]