Greater Victoria

BCLC is proud to give back to the citizens of B.C. and help communities grow. Revenue generated by gambling goes back to the Province of B.C. and is distributed in a variety of ways, including to communities through Host Local Government payments and the Province of B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program.

In 2022/23, Elements Casino Victoria contributed to the View Royal community and economy in a variety of ways. Here are just a few.

$86.35

million

in provincial gambling revenue shared with the Town of View Royal for hosting Elements Casino Victoria since opening in 2001

$4.63

million

in provincial gambling revenue shared with the Town of View Royal for hosting Elements Casino Victoria in 2022/23

Community Stories

Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre

West Shore Parks & Recreation Society

In 2022, the Town of View Royal allocated a share of its funds it received for hosting Elements Casino Victoria to a range of community initiatives. The West Shore Parks & Recreation Society received $750,000 to support various programs, services and facilities, including a contribution to the new skate park at the Juan de Fuca lower park.  

This funding supported recreation opportunities to people in the community of all ages and abilities. 

Illustration of people outside of a hospital

Victoria Hospitals Foundation

BCLC is commited to creating a positive impact in Greater Victoria. BCLC was proud to be a Diamond Sponsor of the Victoria Hospitals Foundation Visions Gala in 2022. Together with other sponsors and donors, the event raised an incredible $1.6 million to fund a new chemistry line for the Royal Jubilee Hospital. BCLC has supported the Victoria Hospitals Foundation since 1991 and Visions since 2016.

Did you know?

Elements Casino Victoria has donated more than $20,000 to community-focused organizations. This includes Victoria Women's Transition House Society, Island Kids Cancer Association, and the Goldstream Food Bank Society in 2022.

Community Impact Report 2022

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