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Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

 

Island market finally reopens more than seven months after extreme flood

COVID situation lengthened an already long renovation process

 

Roadmap to recovery: South Island Prosperity Partnership releases 40-point plan

Recommendations provide broad strategies to jump-start economy in Greater Victoria and beyond

 

City-centre businesses mount slower recovery than rural areas, CFIB says

Data shows 22 per cent of businesses polled in urban cores are at normal levels of sales compared to 37 per cent in rural areas

Dinosaurs revived for animatronic auction in Langley

More than 500 robot dinosaurs, fossils, and exhibition gear are going on the block Aug. 6

New affordable homes on the way in Sooke

Eight new affordable rental homes to be built at Hope Centre

Labour minister stands ground as B.C. business leaders demand temporary layoff extension

Temporary layoff time limits must be extended now, businesses tell Harry Bains

Victoria vegan butcher goes public on stock market

The Very Good Butchers are on the Canadian Securities Exchange

New association launches to give voice to B.C. First Nation development corporations

First Nation Business Development Association is comprised of nearly 50 members

As two B.C. offices see outbreaks, Dr. Henry warns tests don’t replace other measures

Physical distancing, PPE and sanitizing remain key to reduce COVID-19 spread

New grocery store coming to Oak Bay Junction

Urban Grocer set to bring up to 40 new jobs

Sooke to allow restaurant patios on streets and in parking lots

The virus has had major impact on local businesses, says Sooke mayor

Sooke council approves new funding for chamber of commerce

A $16,000 service agreement to be created

Commercial rent relief applications open as feds encourage landlords to apply

Program would see government cover 50 per cent of the rent

Pacific Coastal Airlines will resume service next month

‘We are pleased to confirm that we will be resuming scheduled service on June 1, 2020’

Ledcor sells Crossing at Belmont to company specializing in multi-family residential properties

Killam Apartment REIT, is one of Canada’s largest publicly traded real estate companies

Sooke Chamber holds laptop drive for students

Donations, requests can be made on Sooke Chamber of Commerce website

  • May 19, 2020

Tofino Bus Service wants to cancel service to the north island

“There is no model without subsidy that makes [this service] sustainable.”

Innovation initiative supports BC businesses + students

New Ventures BC grants to businesses support hiring BC students

  • Apr 20, 2020