Local Business

New Sooke businesses popping up, amid turbulent market

‘I’m not quitting on these guys’, says company owner

King’s Auto hosts free car giveaway for someone in need

Giveaway is a partnership with Cool Aid Society and Black Press Media

Victoria is a ‘no brainer’ for e-scooter program, say company executives

The best place for an e-scooter – which can travel up to 20 km/h – is in a bike lane

Online sales steady the ship at Oak Bay’s Side Street Studio

34-year-old store now sells work of 200 B.C. artists

Victoria mask business outgrows home office, expands into new workshop

The Kindness Factory started in founder’s home, thrives amid pandemic

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Cascadia Liquor's new Quadra Street location

Loss of storage space leads to 25-cent bargains for Victoria comic book fans

Nostalgic customers take a trip back to their youth as downtown shop owner unloads boxes of comics

Victoria Foundation steps up in challenging times

Funds assist organizations dealing with a range of issues

Orca punting seal spotted by Greater Victoria whale watching company

Five Star Whale Watching captured images of the encounter

New University of Victoria president to take over leadership role this fall

Kevin Hall selected to lead institution for five-year term

20-storey hotel proposed for downtown Victoria

Wintergarden Hotel proposed for block of Blanshard Street between Fort and View streets

Family restaurant to hold Saturday fundraiser for Beirut blast

Wrap and Roll will donate all sales to victims of blast

Ride-hailing app KABU launches in Victoria

Customers required to wear masks at all times in vehicles

COVID-inspired RV sales soaring on West Shore and beyond

Health restrictions, recommendations keep Vancouver Island vacationers closer to home

Victoria program helps businesses shift swiftly in wake of COVID-19

Bring Back Victoria helps businesses open patios, create welcoming, safe spaces for customers

Peninsula businesses launch amidst COVID-19

New music school, martial arts studio, pet food store, welcomed with warm community response

  • Aug 2, 2020

West Coast Trail shuttle operator struggles with closure

Buses now operating Victoria-Port Renfrew route

Three Peninsula businesses celebrate longevity

MD Charlton in North Saanich celebrates 40th anniversary this year

  • Aug 2, 2020

Saanich Peninsula business proves resilient during pandemic

2020 Readers’ Choice celebrates local businesses and organizations