Local Business

Port Alberni considers implementing ‘hotel tax’ for travellers

Municipal and Regional District Tax could lead to revenue of $325,000, says Collette

Thieves steal thousands from 140 Coast Capital Savings members

Online fraud tactics included phising and ‘brute force’ in November and December

Tilray announces multimillion-dollar deal with U.S. marketing company

Nanaimo-based cannabis producer to partner with Authentic Brands Group

Saanich entrepreneurs face off against the Dragons on television

CBC segment featuring Endur Apparel business partners airs Jan. 24

Sour outage beverage commemorates Vancouver Island’s big power outage

Riot Brewery in Chemainus finds a unique way to make the powerful wind storm memorable

Vancouver Island spa best in Canada

Parksville’s Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara ranked number one for the third time by Spas of America

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Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive

Building boom continues in Greater Victoria as other parts of Canada go bust

Canada’s largest province, Ontario, is slowing down as B.C. continues to grow

Cermaq says experimental ‘closed-containment’ fish farm coming to Canadian waters

Atlantic salmon ‘thriving’ in closed system in Norwegian Sea, says aquaculture company

Dine Around puts Victoria’s food and beverage industry in the spotlight

Special menus, accommodation discounts available Jan. 25 through Feb. 10

WATCH: Modern Wedding Show inspires in Victoria

Photos and video from the annual wedding show held Sunday at Crystal Gardens

  • Jan 7, 2019

Save-On-Foods fills up the pantry of Jeneece Place

Retailer stocks up kitchen of local facility for the fourth straight year

Victoria breakfast icon is shutting its doors

Floyd’s Diner is closing its Quadra and Yates streets location

Coast Hotel and workers reach tentative deal

Deal between hotel chain and union representing Nanaimo, Victoria workers reached early Friday

Qualicum Beach coffee roasters capture silver medal at North American competition

Java masters: French Press Coffee Roasters second in ‘milk-based’ category

Coast Hotel issues lockout notice, emergency mediation coming

Lockout would affect Coast Hotels in Nanaimo, Victoria and Prince George

Port Alberni’s John Jack joins First Nations LNG Alliance

Jack represents Huu-ay-aht First Nations’ Kwispaa LNG project

  • Dec 9, 2018

A visit with the south Island’s only commercial poinsettia producer

Hilltop Greenhouses in Saanich grows 100,000 poinsettias a year

Local entrepreneur making meditation more accessible

Lisa Pedscalny is co-founder of OmBase, an adjustable meditation bench

Vancouver Island’s priciest condo fetches $10.79M

Customs House penthouse eclipses previous $7M sale in same building