Local Business

Taxis in bus lanes not being considered, Victoria Transit chair says

Susan Brice responds to a cab driver’s request for access to Douglas Street priority lanes

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

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Best of the WestShore Awards 2018
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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors

Green burial numbers set to peak in 2018

Some in the industry unhappy with green burial

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

VIHA top executives earn more than $1.775 million in 2017-2018

Kathryn E. MacNeil, president and chief executive officer, earned a total of $338,208

Brazilian software company expands to Victoria

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

Plans for new Saanich housing development don’t include affordable housing

Designing architect Alan Lowe said proposal consistent with community plan

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

Best of the WestShore Awards celebrate local businesses

Residents voted for their favourite businesses

  • Oct 26, 2018

Third ‘recycle and reuse’ store opens in Saanich

Tillicum ReStore a bonus for home builders and bargain hunters alike