The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority, VicPD, local businesses and volunteers are coming together to clean up the Inner Harbour on Friday. (Twitter/Greater Victoria Harbour Authority)

Clean Up the Shores returns to Victoria’s Inner Harbour

VicPD, GVHA, businesses, volunteers clean garbage from Victoria shoreline

The yearly effort to clean up Victoria’s Inner Harbour has returned.

VicPD officers, members of the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA), staff from local businesses and more than 50 volunteers will come together to clean debris, glass and garbage along the harbour on Friday Sept. 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. for the annual Clean Up the Shores event.

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An official weigh-in of the collected garbage will happen at Fisherman’s Wharf at 11 a.m.

In the six years it’s been running, Clean Up the Shores has removed hundreds of kilograms of garbage from Victoria’s harbour. The Victoria-initiated event aims to help clear the shores and raise awareness of the harbour environment.



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