Specific Areas Speculation/Vacancy Tax Info
Area Specific Speculation / Vacancy Tax may apply to your purchase if you do not reside in it as a principle residence or rent it out for at least six months per year. Residents must declare their use each year.
Check out Speculation and Vacancy Tax at: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/property-taxes/speculation-and-vacancy-tax
Greater Victoria areas fall within the Capital Regional District https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/taxes/property-taxes/speculation-and-vacancy-tax/map-of-capital-region-district.pdf