Local Business

A pillar of the Oak Bay business community retires

After the sale of Athlone Travel, Elizabeth Smith, a pillar of the Oak Bay business community, is stepping into retirement

Victoria seeking climate costs from fossil fuel industry

City councillors approved of sending a letter asking oil companies including Exxon, Chevron and Shell, to pay their share of the city’s climate costs.

Ajna Yoga celebrates five years with free yoga

Therapeutic yoga college and studio opens doors Oct. 18

  • Oct 13th, 2017
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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive
Shopper sad about Sears, as chain holds liquidation sales

Victoria entrepreneurs can pitch ideas to tech giants

BC Innovation Council tour connects local tech to business opportunities

Just Matcha marks four years in Oak Bay

Second location in Victoria nearly two years old

Victoria tourism operators up for national awards

Eco-tour, ferry companies, beer marketing plan all finalists

  • Oct 7th, 2017

HOMEFINDER: Greater Victoria real estate market changes tempo for fall

Bench mark home value continues to rise despite slight dip in sales

  • Oct 7th, 2017

Mastermind Toys is setting up shop on the West Shore

Company plans to open store on Oct. 21 at Westshore Town Centre

A ‘little piece of paradise’ moves to phase two in Colwood

Pacific Landing development offers panoramic view of Esquimalt Lagoon

HOMEFINDER: Customs House envisions Inner Harbour luxury in Victoria

Residential project blends heritage features with modern design

Victoria company faces backlash to “fat-shaming” picture

Owner of Fresh Coast Victoria apologizes for posting photo of large man with caption “Get this guy some @freshcoastvic”

Victoria travel photography firm grabs spot on Canada’s Startup 50 list

Flytographer has experienced incredible growth since being founded in 2013

HOMEFINDER: Bayview in Vic West adding a senior’s element

Vancouver’s Element Lifestyle Retirement buys into master-planned neighbourhood

Finalists announced for 2017 Torch Awards on Vancouver Island

These awards handed out by the Better Business Bureau honour companies that demonstrate ethics and integrity.

Local business woman shares her story

Industry titan doesn’t let anything phase her

Victoria watering hole nominated for best Irish pub in North America

Irish Times a multiple winner of best pub in Best of the City

Preparing financially for children can be a challenge

How young couples can get ready for the added expenses that come with having kids

  • Sep 4th, 2017

CHAMBER CHATTER: Local business plays significant role in improving community

Sooke Point Ocean Cottages, Amber Academy in business spotlight