I moved to Victoria, BC in 2009 and it took me quite a while to really ‘plug in’ to the community. I’ve listed out the key resources, events and locations that I wish I had had back then. The Town Square (Slack) First things first: the Slack community. This is one of the key communities where a lot of the tech workers in town hang out. Sign-up is available by filling out a form. YYJTech Slack...
The most active and vibrant online watercooler for the Victoria tech scene is the #YYJTech Slack community.
Employee compensation is a hot button issue there. So much so that the community self-organized and created a salary survey that saw 200+ respondents anonymously submit their salary data, along with details about their role and company.
I analyzed the data, and here are the findings.