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High-rise hotel proposed for downtown Victoria location

A 15-storey hotel could be coming to the Fort and Blanshard streets area

Shipyard upgrade on Port Alberni’s waterfront means MV Frances Barkley retrofit happens at home

Canadian Maritime Engineering expands equipment to accept larger vessels

Vancouver Islander set to launch B.C.’s first ride-hailing app in Tofino

The Whistle! app will be available in Tofino on Feb.1 and in Whistler Feb. 6.

Proposed development freeze melts in North Cowichan

Huge pro-business crowd at Monday night meeting carries the day

Following extensive fire damage, Greater Victoria’s Four Mile Pub re-opens

Restaurant feels ‘clean and refreshed’, according to spokesperson

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Retro game hangout opening in Duncan

New hangout features 30 board games, seven different video game consoles, ping pong and foosball

Family-run corner store in Parksville closes after 42 years

This weekend marked the last day for Shopper’s Grocery Mart on Alberni Highway

Value of new building permits in Greater Victoria down almost 30 per cent

Year-to-year drop of 27.9 per cent consistent with other figures

Port Alberni Uptown neon landmark restored

Carter’s Shoes is long gone, but its beloved neon sign has been restored and re-mounted

  • Jan 17, 2020

Naked Naturals has tentative deal for $2.5M purchase of town-owned in Qualicum Beach

Business plan includes a new grocery store, 32 units of rental housing and parking

  • Jan 17, 2020

Saanich councillor feels new Walmart at Hillside a step in the wrong direction

‘We’ll all fail our climate goals if we don’t make radical changes to land use,’ says the councillor

Capital Iron owner says decision to close Sidney store is not a verdict against community

Mike Black says Sidney remains the region’s retail hub as he continues to look for suitable locations

Campbell River Golf and Country Club looks to become ‘resort community’

Application underway to develop two hotels, conference centre, spa and retail component

Dog-grooming shop plans to relocate following roof collapse at Colwood Corners

Kathy’s Mutt Cuts hopes to re-open near Six Mile Pub by Feb. 1

Walmart Supercentre coming to former Sears space at Hillside

Employee confirmed staff were made aware of new Walmart

Downtown Victoria spa permanently closes eight months after devastating fire

Sattva Spa won’t reopen despite initial optimism in wake of blaze that destroyed building next door

Retailers name Victoria running business Store of the Year

Frontrunners Footwear recognized by the Canadian Independent Running Retailers of Canada

Youths face possible criminal charges after doing doughnuts in a Central Saanich hay field

Longview Farms estimates the damage to be in the thousands of dollars