History of the Society
In the distant 1954 a group of Italians in Victoria BC gathered together to study the feasibility of joining up all the Italian immigrants of all Italian provinces under one roof, and to form an Italo-Canadian association.
After a year of intense work, in March 25 1955 an association with the name of : VICTORIA ITALIAN ASSISTANCE CENTRE was founded and incorporated in the “Registrar of Companies” of British Columbia. The purpose of the Centre was, and still is, to assist people of Italian origin.
The Leonardo da Vinci Centre (Italian Hall) is available for wedding dances and parties.
The UPPER LEVEL of the hall and will seat 350 people. It hosts a stage area, bar, full kitchen facilities and a ballroom quality dance floor.
* This section has been recently renovated.
The LOWER LEVEL of the hall is perfect for smaller gatherings and holds 80 people. It has a full kitchen, bar and dance floor.