Local Business

Old Farm Market is new, and open, in Oak Bay

Store thrives on fresh produce and ready to serve hot dishes

Cannabis cultivation: Former North Saanich chicken farm goes into pot

North Saanich would join a small, growing number of communities with marijuana growing

Greater Victoria sees unemployment rise in November

Unemployment rate jumps to 3.5 per cent from 3.2 per cent

Decision on Victoria’s bid for 2022 Invictus Games expected next month

Greater Victoria is competing against Germany’s Düsseldorf to host the games

Curtain closes on Sidney’s Star Cinema location

The iconic theatre will move to a temporary location after its last showing Sunday

Search for space continues as North Saanich child care program closes

Beacon Community Service says it is a challenge to find suitable facilities

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Annual Tuba Christmas concert in Victoria
Organ transplant recipients visit doctors, nurses for Operation Popcorn
Dash-cam footage shows moments just before Leila Bui was struck
$1M grant allows Victoria Hand Project to extend its reach

Saanich Peninsula paramedics stock shelves at Sidney foodbank

Paramedics hauled in some 9,000 in donated groceries and $3,000 in cash

Giant sequoia to light up Victoria sky

Campus Honda lights up 100-plus-year-old tree for the holidays

Service, staff and hugs part of The Cloth Castle’s 50-year success

Langford landmark celebrates 50 years in business

  • Dec 1, 2019

Victoria non-profit celebrates a decade of helping entrepreneurs get started

Community Micro Lending Society hosts celebration on Nov. 29 at The Dock

Vancouver Island business awards nomination deadline looms

Nov. 22 deadline for nominations in 17 categories

  • Nov 18, 2019

Two Sidney seniors struck by vehicle with foggy windows in marked crosswalk

Driver fined for failure to yield, limited visibility caused by foggy windows

Hundreds flock to the Bay for annual Unwrap the Glam Gala

Glamorous event supports mental health initiatives across Canada

New gay pub to open in Victoria in the new year

The Vicious Poodle will be relaxed setting and host drag shows as well

Personal health scare inspires Sidney’s newest gym

Arne Jackson said the scare was a ‘wake-up call’

New photo gallery snaps into Sidney with a peak

Al Kohut says new downtown gallery aims to develop greater appreciation for photography

Both sides in Saanich School District strike question calls for mediation

Sidney council has called on the province to appoint a mediator

Victoria’s cocktail king releases book on best bartenders in Canada

Four bartenders from Kelowna and one from Penticton are recognzied in Great Northern Coocktails

Proposed four-storey Victoria parkade offers zero spots for public use

A proposed parkade at 730-780 Summit Ave. will soon be up for discussion