Local Business

Craigdarroch Castle among winners at Victoria’s Commercial Building Awards

Winners have been announced from the 27th annual competition from the Victoria business community

A visit with the south Island’s only commercial poinsettia producer

Hilltop Greenhouses in Saanich grows 100,000 poinsettias a year

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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Highest condo sale in Victoria fetches $10.79M

Customs House penthouse eclipses previous $7M sale in same building

Mayfair mall apologizes for Black Friday parking madness

Many shoppers were unaware mall has a new rooftop exit onto Finlayson Street

Santa at home in his Uptown cottage

Bookings already running into December

Mr. Mikes SteakhouseCasual serves up community support

National initiative donating $20,000

  • Nov 21, 2018

Coin-opperated pinball arcade opens in downtown Victoria

Quazar’s Arcade offers new and retro games, with approval from Jeff Goldblum

McDonald’s brings back $1 coffee

Deal runs from Nov. 19 until Dec. 16 in Greater Victoria

Santa’s Helpers kick off toy drive Monday in Sidney

Donors across the Peninsula help about 300 families have a happy holidays

Pacific Centre Family Services Association a winning design in Colwood

Victoria Real Estate Board winner a welcoming sight

  • Nov 18, 2018

Canadian university profs are getting older and working longer

New statistics also show more women in Canadian university faculties

Taxis in bus lanes not being considered, Victoria Transit chair says

Susan Brice responds to a cab driver’s request for access to Douglas Street priority lanes

University of Victoria to get a Starbucks in fall 2019

Finerty Express at the UVic Bookstore to change licence

  • Nov 13, 2018

Victoria brewery re-brands again after cryptic new logo failed

Vancouver Island Brewing said goodbye to its confusing hexagon logo

Victoria’s longest-running, original location business is older than Canada

W&J Wilson Clothiers is also the oldest family-run clothing business in North America

Market in Mayfair features local vendors and weekend pop-ups

Shopping centre in Victoria features Vancouver Island businesses