Local Business

British Columbians like to drink and eat out according to new figures

Total food and beverage sales in British Columbia rose 9.4 per cent cent in August 2018 year-to-year

Local businesses that go above and beyond honoured at annual gala

Better Business Bureau of Vancouver Island Torch Awards go Nov. 2 at the Union Club

Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell says mayor-elect Haynes has been campaigning for four years

Atwell calls time in mayor’s office a “struggle” in saying he was only vote on council

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Victoria Police investigate stabbing in restaurant on Douglas Street
UVic looks at how concussions affect the brains and hearts of ageing athletes
Colwood Coun. Cynthia Day arrested over ongoing dispute with City
Rally to protest back-to-work legislation for postal workers takes over Victoria streets

Greater Victoria home builders knock down speculation tax

VRBA’s Casey Edge calls speculation tax “dishonest” and ineffective in dealing with housing crisis

Jusu adds hemp extract to the menu in Greater Victoria

Food and beverage product to be enhanced with hemp extract

  • Oct 17, 2018

New Victoria ReStore location opens Oct. 27

New Tillicum location helps bargain hunters and Habitat for Humanity

Mt. Washington to open ZipTour

Multi-stage zipline is largest summer investment in resort’s history

  • Oct 16, 2018

Find your future at Black Press career fair in Victoria

More than 70 booths expected at Bay Street Armoury on Oct. 25

Goat troopers reclaim overgrown Vancouver Island park

No kidding, goats weed out invasive plants north of Parksville

Feds kick in $3.4 million for Island-built firefighting planes

Coulson Aviation’s new 737 FireLiner the first of its kind in aerial firefighting industry

Nominations are in for Saanich Peninsula’s annual business awards

Awards presented Oct. 18 during Butchart Gardens event

  • Oct 10, 2018

Free movie screenings at UVic film industry event

Collection of short films at Cinecenta during Reel Careers in Film and Media

New Island Good program a raging success

Island Good expands at Island Economic Summit

South Island Prosperity Project brings Victoria to international AI stage

CEO shared Victoria’s plan to create a more sustainable, convenient transportation network

  • Oct 2, 2018

Victoria’s Jill Van Gyn of FATSO peanut butter to appear on Dragon’s Den

The company will be featured on the Sept. 27 episode of the popular show highlighting Canadian businesses

Tofino Bus launches shipping service to replace Greyhound across Vancouver Island

Affordable, same day and next day freight options are available as Greyhoubd Package Express ends

Cook Street Marketplace closing after 32 years

Owner John de Jong says it’s time to pursue his love of music

40 people aim to be mayor or councillor in Victoria municipal election

The final list of candidates for the Oct. 20 election has been released