Local Business

Victoria’s plastic bag ban inspires local entrepreneur to give back

Karebags a local, collaborative alternative for reusable bags, donates profits to charity

WATCH: Trades workers brought into spotlight at Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Sheet metal, roofing apprentices compete for national bragging rights

Inaugural Share it Forward puts $250,000 toward food banks

Save-On-Foods will donate a$250,000 to Western Canadian food banks

  • Jul 6th, 2018

BC Ferries to invite provincial ship-building firms to bid on Island-class vessels

Next ship order adds to pair being built now in Romania; larger vessel replacement also on tap

SLIDESHOW: Best Of The City 2018 event highlights

If you didn’t make it down to our Best Of The City awards, you can check out what happened here

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive

Artist highlights Johnson Street bridge with Iconic Blue

The exhibition continues to Aug. 25 and is open to the public weekday mornings

The Dish: Longtable series sells out for June

Food and wine a big hit with Oak Bay Beach Hotel

  • Jun 20th, 2018

Plastic bag ban guidelines unclear, local businesses say

Victoria’s BYOBag movement starts July 1, leaving local businesses with mixed feelings

Save-On-Foods shares with food banks for three day campaign

25 per cent of the net proceeds of Western Family products sold supports local food banks

  • Jun 15th, 2018

Esquimalt welcomes first coffee roastery

The Esquimalt Roasting Company offers fresh coffee in micro batches

Fire at Belfry Theatre closes curtain on recent show

Small fire in theatre’s dimmer room causes over $10,000 in damage

UPDATE: VicPD defend decision not to warn public after initial attack

String of assaults downtown Wednesday night left several people with serious injuries

Moon Under Water Brewpub tasting room so close they can taste it

Brewpub waiting on parking permissions from City, say current status promotes drinking and driving

Victoria hotel launches car share initiative

Hotel guests can use all-electric vehicle during their stay for $20 per night

Elements Casino preps for Saturday’s grand opening

Finishing touches being completed after 15-month renovation

VI Fitness files for bankruptcy

Workout locations across Greater Victoria closed permanently May 1

  • May 2nd, 2018

BUSINESS PROFILE: Lots of space for zero waste

Newly reopened West Coast Refill aims to reduce waste for city consumers