Welcome to Democrats Abroad Victoria!

DA Victoria is a chapter of DA Canada, the official country committee for US Democrats living in Canada. Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year, and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.

If you have questions or would like to help with Democrats Abroad in Victoria, please contact us.

DA Victoria Leadership:

| Chapter Chair / Past Country Chair / DPCA Voting Rep
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  • News

    Check out DA Victoria's Facebook page!

    DA Victoria now has it's very own Facebook page! Pease check it out to see news and events specifically for US citizens living in Victoria,  Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

    DA Victoria Facebook Page



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    US Pop Up Consulate is coming back to Victoria on Sept 15

    The US Consulate General in Vancouver will be returning to Victoria to host a "Pop-Up Consulate" for US citizens.

    When: Friday, September 15
    Where: Central Library, 735 Broughton St
    Times: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Consulate staff will be accepting passport and "Consular Report of Birth Abroad" applications as well as providing notary services. An appointment is required and there are fees for these services.

    If you need any of these services or have any questions, be sure to make an appointment by Thursday, September 14. To make an appointment, email the Consulate at:

    This service is available for all US citizens, so please pass this information on to any other US citizens you know living in the area.

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    Upcoming Events

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 06:00 PM · $25.00 CAD
    Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Victoria, BC, Canada

    Come to DA Victoria's Thanksgiving Social - and November Board Meeting!

    Please join us for DA Victoria Chapter's First Annual Thanksgiving Social! 

    With all that's going on in the US, NOW is a great time to meet with other US citizens to celebrate the best of the US - and prepare for the upcoming 2018 Midterm Elections.  

    Come MINGLE, EAT and DRINK at the lovely Royal Victoria Yacht Club...and find out how YOU and other US citizens living abroad can VOTE in 2018! Let's elect a Democratic Congress and Democratic State Governments and stop Trump and the Republican agenda!

    Please scroll to the bottom for RSVP and Ticket Purchase links.


    WHERE: Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 3475 Ripon Rd, Victoria  MAP

    WHEN: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 7:00-9:00pm
    [DA Victoria November Board Meeting at 6:00pm]

    WHAT:  Appetizers and lovely desserts and 1 drink included (non-alcoholic beverage, beer or wine) Cash bar is available

    COST: $25 donation per person ($5 with valid Student ID) - Bring a US friend who is not yet a DA member for FREE!
    *If cost is an issue, please contact us at - no one will be turned away for lack of funds

    RSVP:  Please respond by Wednesday, November 15.

    *DA may only accept donations from US citizens. Non-US citizens are most welcome to attend as guests, but please make sure a US citizen provides the funds to purchase tickets.

    And if you'd like to attend DA Victoria's November Board Meeting, come by at 6:00pm - the Board Meeting will be immediately preceding the Thanksgiving Social. All DA Victoria members are welcome to attend!

    Questions? Please contact us at:

    Democratically yours, 

    Giles Hogya, Chair
    Pat Kostek, Vice-Chair
    Peggy Hamilton, Treasurer
    Chris Stooksbury, Secretary
    Heidi Burch, Member-at-Large
    Penny Hocking, Member-at-Large
    Sandi Jones, Member-at-Large
    Anny Schaefer, Member-at-Large
    Jessica Eitel, Acting Member-at-Large, UVic Representative
    Diana Shnider, Volunteer par Excellence