local business

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

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

 

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some B.C. restaurants

‘It’s the most frustrating thing I’ve encountered, ever, in my life.’

 

VIDEO: Victoria dental clinic releases NSYNC lip dub music video

Staff dance and lip sync, inviting patients to ‘come back’

 

Victoria businesses voice mixed feelings over Government Street traffic changes

Business owners hope Victorians support local and shop downtown

Put your hands together for this timely solution from a Vancouver Island distillery

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 9, 2020

Pandemic profiles: Passion at the heart of community businesses

Businesses rely on community support to stay open

Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey

About 43 per cent of businesses say they think they will need government incentives to continue operating

Financial options with COVID – What’s your next move now, and in the future?

‘Holistic’ is about more than health, it also applies to your finances

  • Apr 20, 2020

Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer

Mass supply delivered to emergency operation centres in Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield and Port Alberni.

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce asks feds, province for more support for businesses

Chamber says current measures not enough for businesses to survive

Victoria health care worker sends plea to closed business to donate unused masks, gloves

Downtown street nurse Corey Ranger says salons, pubs, and restaurants can help even if they’re closed

Greater Victoria business owner pays for lunches, blankets at Our Place in dire times

Shell operator Sweetpal Chauhan hopes to inspire others to help amidst COVID-19 worries

Victoria considers four-storey building for former Pic-A- Flic site

Victoria city councillors to discuss development on Thursday

Cherry Bomb Toys, which houses the National Toy Museum of Canada, has had a rough year

The property that’s home to Cherry Bomb Toys is listed at $2.6 million

Sooke Chamber of Commerce turning a corner, says new president

New executive works to regain relevance in the community

Victoria security company sees jump in clients in lower downtown after influx of thefts

Themis Security has signed several new contracts for businesses in lower Yates, Johnson streets area

Island Bakery in Cobble Hill to close

Cobble Hill store in business since 1982

Downtown Victoria businesses band together to hire private security company following rise in thefts

Lower Johnson Street businesses have had little to no response from VicPD

Victoria charities invited to take all remaining food at Wellburn’s Market

The long-standing local grocery store was forced into an early permanent closure after flooding