Local Business

Green burial numbers set to peak in 2018

Some in the industry unhappy with green burial

Horse-drawn sleigh rides come to Victoria this holiday season

Traditional sleigh with snow runners modified for city streets

  • Nov 6, 2018

Greater Victoria Lowe’s locations will remain open

Lowe’s closing 31 Canadain locations

  • Nov 6, 2018
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Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

BBB rewards Island businesses with ‘honest and ethical’ practices

16 Torch Awards handed out to highlight customer service excellence

  • Nov 6, 2018

VIHA top executives earn more than $1.775 million in 2017-2018

Kathryn E. MacNeil, president and chief executive officer, earned a total of $338,208

Brazilian software company expands to Victoria

Daitan Group has plans to grow operations to more than 100 employees

Plans for new Saanich housing development don’t include affordable housing

Designing architect Alan Lowe said proposal consistent with community plan

Trick or treat, keep candy wrappers off the street

London Drugs launches province-wide recycling program for ‘hard to process’ packaging

Victoria eatery named one of Canada’s best new restaurants

Magnolia Hotel’s Courtney Room named in country’s top 10 best new spots by Air Canada magazine, enRoute

Halloween pet picture raises funds for PATS

Howl’oween leads up to Halloween at Broadmead Village

  • Oct 27, 2018

Industry experts express high hopes for Canadian cannabis industry

Panel discussed cannabis business growth potential and pitfalls at Economic Summit in Nanaimo

Langford Lager finishes first in BC Brewing Awards

Axe and Barrel Brewing finished in first for its Langford Lager and…

  • Oct 26, 2018

Third ‘recycle and reuse’ store opens in Saanich

Tillicum ReStore a bonus for home builders and bargain hunters alike

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

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