Local Business

Feds kick in $3.4 million for Island-built firefighting planes

Coulson Aviation’s new 737 FireLiner the first of its kind in aerial firefighting industry

Nominations are in for Saanich Peninsula’s annual business awards

Awards presented Oct. 18 during Butchart Gardens event

  • Oct 10, 2018

Free movie screenings at UVic film industry event

Collection of short films at Cinecenta during Reel Careers in Film and Media

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

New Island Good program a raging success

Island Good expands at Island Economic Summit

South Island Prosperity Project brings Victoria to international AI stage

CEO shared Victoria’s plan to create a more sustainable, convenient transportation network

  • Oct 2, 2018

Victoria’s Jill Van Gyn of FATSO peanut butter to appear on Dragon’s Den

The company will be featured on the Sept. 27 episode of the popular show highlighting Canadian businesses

Tofino Bus launches shipping service to replace Greyhound across Vancouver Island

Affordable, same day and next day freight options are available as Greyhoubd Package Express ends

Cook Street Marketplace closing after 32 years

Owner John de Jong says it’s time to pursue his love of music

West Coast sailing rough employment seas to help fish processing thrive

Big Read: Fish processors casting a wide net to overcome employment challenges

Collaboration key to Sooke brewers’ success

‘Sooke is the next big thing,’ says local brewer

  • Sep 7, 2018

B.C.’s oldest bakery shuts down in Victoria

Willie’s Bakery, originally established in 1887, has closed its doors

Victoria’s little free libararies get 5,000th book

Volunteers have been dropping off books around Greater Victoria since 2017

Victoria’s Global Village Store celebrates 30 years in business

The City’s first free-trade store sells products from 28 countries around the world

Love affair blossoms from Cuban baseball tour for Island woman

Trucker Guzman ties the knot with Union de Reyes coach

Merridale Cider to move into Victoria and start brewing beer

Cobble Hill craft cidery looks to open brewhouse and distillery at Dockside Green by fall 2019

Film commission funding cuts in Victoria eat into marketing efforts

Coun. Loveday, Alto seek restoration of funding to 2016 levels, point to impact on local economy

Details scarce as union confirms probe underway involving Victoria care homes

Island Health, VicPD offer no comment on report of investigation into alleged sexual assaults