Local Business

Island Good program successfully growing sales of Island products

16 per cent jump in sales from March-September 2018 compared to the same period in 2017

Victoria woman hopes to open city’s first cat cafe

Ashley Deiter wants to open the Mask and Mantle Cat Cafe next spring

‘Reinvention Guru’ gets down to business on Vancouver Island

TEDx speaker Nadya Zhexembayeva talks business Wednesday at Nanaimo’s Port Theatre

Courtenay government cannabis store now open

The store is the second government location to open on Vancouver Island

Victoria book store begins challenge of moving 500,000 books

Russell Books is moving across the street from its long time Fort Street location

Vancouver Island program healing veterans’ pain

Greater Victoria clinic takes a ‘bio-psycho-social approach to healing’

  • Aug 25, 2019
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Duncan’s Old Farm Market taking over Oak Bay’s Food Forum

Open on Christmas Day, Oak Bay’s Estevan Village grocery had lovable quirks

Police seize drugs, replica firearms and $50,000 in cash after searching Victoria home

A property in the 600-block of Manchester Avenue is focus of investigation

Major Vancouver Island fish farmer chasing gold standard certification

Mowi says all of its Campbell River area salmon farms certified by Aquaculture Stewardship Council

Tofino douses Atleo Air firefighting heroes with support

Community says thanks after chopper volunteers extinguish remote brush fire

Painter’s Lodge manager inducted into basketball Hall of Fame

Dikran Zabunyan sees running a hotel like building a championship basketball team

To market, to market all across B.C.

The BC Farmers’ Market Trail is a new way to find nearby markets

Saanich might see a two-level bowling alley

Saanich council to vote on proposed Uptown mall bowling alley

Cuban immigrant captures his dream of restaurant ownership in Victoria

Joel Exposito bought his own restaurant 14 years after moving to Canada

Province pushing Nanaimo as potential tech hub

Minister recognizes Nanaimo’s attractive qualities and its challenges in attracting the tech industry

Nanaimo-Opoly will let board game players deal Harbour City properties

Victoria’s Outset Media and Walmart Canada partner on local edition of popular game

Metchosin working with William Head to improve communication after prison break

Residents concerned about time between inmates’ escape and public warning

New, hands-on dinosaur lab opens in Victoria

Dino Lab Inc. offers a museum and education centre where participants can extract real fossils

11 Island restaurants offer some of Canada’s most scenic dining

Open Table compiled the list by reviews from diners between June 1, 2018 and May 31 of this year

  • Jul 22, 2019

Langford’s Westin Bear Mountain hotel sold to Island businessman and entrepreneur

Ecoasis will maintain responsibility of golf and tennis operations and developable lands