Local Business

FRESH IDEA: Victoria tech firm beneficiary of streamlined government system

Software developer FreshWorks awarded $1.5-million contract using new bid program

Victoria’s plastic bag ban inspires local entrepreneur to give back

Karebags a local, collaborative alternative for reusable bags, donates profits to charity

Ocean Grove development moves forward

The first three phases include construction of 61 units

Local credit union mentors banker managers from Africa

International mentoring program allows for exchange of ideas, culture

WATCH: Trades workers brought into spotlight at Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Sheet metal, roofing apprentices compete for national bragging rights

Inaugural Share it Forward puts $250,000 toward food banks

Save-On-Foods will donate a$250,000 to Western Canadian food banks

  • Jul 6th, 2018
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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

BC Ferries to invite provincial ship-building firms to bid on Island-class vessels

Next ship order adds to pair being built now in Romania; larger vessel replacement also on tap

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Artist highlights Johnson Street bridge with Iconic Blue

The exhibition continues to Aug. 25 and is open to the public weekday mornings

Save-On-Foods shares with food banks for three day campaign

25 per cent of the net proceeds of Western Family products sold supports local food banks

  • Jun 15th, 2018

Belmont students pitch businesses with potential

One group pitched a resume writing service for students

The Malaysian Tea Merchant

My Career in Asia

  • Jun 4th, 2018

UPDATE: VicPD defend decision not to warn public after initial attack

String of assaults downtown Wednesday night left several people with serious injuries

Victoria hotel launches car share initiative

Hotel guests can use all-electric vehicle during their stay for $20 per night

Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening

Finishing touches being completed after 15-month renovation

VI Fitness files for bankruptcy

Workout locations across Greater Victoria closed permanently May 1

  • May 2nd, 2018

New owners restore The Log House to its roots

Menu offers pub fare at an “affordable price,” says Ross Clark

BUSINESS PROFILE: Lots of space for zero waste

Newly reopened West Coast Refill aims to reduce waste for city consumers

Spring Home Show this weekend in Colwood

West Shore Parks and Recreation will be transformed to showcase everything home related