Local Business

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

Green burial numbers set to peak in 2018

Some in the industry unhappy with green burial

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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

BBB rewards Island businesses with ‘honest and ethical’ practices

16 Torch Awards handed out to highlight customer service excellence

  • Nov 6, 2018

Brazilian software company expands to Victoria

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

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

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