local business

Riot unveils a colourful brew in honour of an Island drag queen

Variety the spice of life and with beverages for entertainer

 

Langford launches new campaign to support local eateries

Participating eateries will introduce a new dish and a discount

 

Mill Bay’s Outer Shores Expeditions to run day tours in Salish Sea this year

Outer Shores Expeditions readjusts operations this summer to account for the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

There’s some donkey business happening on Vancouver Island

New therapeutic business featuring donkeys opens in Shawnigan Lake

Downtown Duncan open-air food court opens

Facility will operate throughout the summer in reaction to COVID-19

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some B.C. restaurants

‘It’s the most frustrating thing I’ve encountered, ever, in my life.’

Entrepreneurs adding razorback edge to Lake Cowichan burger joint

Maverick foodie opening Black M doors this summer

Victoria businesses voice mixed feelings over Government Street traffic changes

Business owners hope Victorians support local and shop downtown

Vancouver Island distillery crafts sanitizer to meet Canadian need

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 8, 2020

Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey

About 43 per cent of businesses say they think they will need government incentives to continue operating

Victoria health care worker sends plea to closed business to donate unused masks, gloves

Downtown street nurse Corey Ranger says salons, pubs, and restaurants can help even if they’re closed

Courtenay cheese company shines at world championships

Natural Pastures Cheese Company picked up a pair of bronze medals

  • Mar 19, 2020

Cherry Bomb Toys, which houses the National Toy Museum of Canada, has had a rough year

The property that’s home to Cherry Bomb Toys is listed at $2.6 million

Island Bakery in Cobble Hill to close

Cobble Hill store in business since 1982

Victoria charities invited to take all remaining food at Wellburn’s Market

The long-standing local grocery store was forced into an early permanent closure after flooding

Oak Bay woman finds sewing needle in food

Kim Stevens says she bit into needle after making a poke bowl

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

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