You may find these links helpful in creating a smooth transition to your new home:
Remember, when changing utilities, the date of service must match the "Adjustments" date from the Contract of Purchase & Sale.
Water/Sewer *Usually your lawyer will notify the Municipality.
Victoria Water http://www.victoria.ca/residents/utilities_wtr.shtml
Victoria Sewer http://www.victoria.ca/residents/utilities_crdbll.shtml
Recycling, Composting, Yard Waste
Capital Regional District (CRD) http://www.crd.bc.ca/waste/bluebox