Local Business

PHOTOS: Sidney’s new parking lot officially opens

Lot adjacent to the Mary Winspear Centre boasts 167 spaces

New U-Haul partnership comes to Sidney

Queen’s Grocery has started to offer U-Haul vehicles and products

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commers honours its outstanding businesses tonight

Philanthropist and furniture store magnate Gordy Dodd received the 2019 Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award

Fill your craziest cups for just two bucks

7-Eleven Canada’s Slurpee Bring Your Own Cup event is back for two days May 17 and 18

  • May 15, 2019

Ontario woman says missing caretaker in downtown Victoria fire is her stepson

Audrey Draeger said she has not been in contact with Michael Draeger since 2016

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Flower, plant sales fund women’s health programs ahead of Mother’s Day

Save-on-Foods celebrates Mother’s Day by supporting the health and well-being of women…

Photography-themed cafe opens in downtown Victoria

Bokeh Cafe is located at 1028 Blanshard St.

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

#DiningMode campaign encourages people to leave the phone alone while eating

Victoria eatery among those pitching people to put the phone down for Mother’s Day

Hundreds line up for Thrifty Foods’ grand opening in Langford

In attendance were the Mayor, Thrifty’s staff and SD62 vice chair Dianna Seaton

  • May 2, 2019

Central Saanich Thrifty’s to dim lights one hour a week

Store to run Sensory Friendly hour, killing the music, intercom and beeps

London Drugs augments local recycling options with Saturday special

Residents can drop off recyclable items, including electronics this weekend

Thrifty Foods throws open its doors in the new Belmont Market

Grand opening is May 2 for the newest Langford store

  • Apr 25, 2019

Vancouver Island restaurant among Canada’s most sustainable eateries

Locals in Courtenay only B.C. or small city establishment to make the top six list

Langford Costco adds self-serve checkout lanes

Checkouts aim to help speed up shopping at South Vancouver Island’s only Costco

Greater Victoria’s biggest home show arrives this weekend

Over 300 vendors will take over the West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre

Site of B.C.’s former oldest bakery will host a cannabis-friendly restaurant

Trees Restauraunt will take over the former site of Willie’s Bakery in Victoria

West Shore RCMP remembers Mountie killed in line of duty

Friday marks three years since Const. Sarah Beckett was killed