Local Business

Companies use employee morale monitoring tools to boost happiness and performance

2017 poll shows 85 per cent ‘not engaged or actively disengaged at work’

Downtown Victoria’s Russell Books moving next door

The book hub has been at its current location at 734 Fort St. for nearly 30 years

COLUMN: Small business is downtown Victoria’s secret sauce

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

  • Jun 7, 2019
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Longtime downtown Victoria restaurant gets renovicted

Pluto’s Restaurant has until April 2020 to move out to make way for a development

Veteran-owned brewing company aims to ‘leave no one behind’

V2V Black Hops Brewing supports veterans’ organizations

Sidney businesses celebrate milestone anniversaries

Sidney’s Cotton and Blues boutique and Mary’s Bleue Moon Restaurant are fixtures in the community

  • Jun 5, 2019

Pets West celebrates 30 years of business in Greater Victoria

Pets West, 777 Royal Oak Dr., hosts its 30th anniversary June 21 to 23 with presentations from local pet groups, games, food, and more

New businesses add another layer to the Saanich Peninsula’s dynamic

Several new businesses have opened their doors on the Saanich Peninsula

  • Jun 1, 2019

Thrifty Foods celebrates B.C., seafood this weekend in Langford

The Reach for BC Celebration is June 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Belmont Market store

Bay Centre cafeteria closes after decades in operation

Café Bon Appétit sits on the top floor of the The Bay department store

Mayfair visitors can check out “Heartmelt Motel”

Cross-country pop-up exhibit stops in Victoria from May 29 to June 9

Young Victoria distillery earns prestigious Scotch awards

Scottish influences range from techniques to ‘kilted tours’ at award-winning business

Brewpub offers ‘boat valet’ for paddlers during Surfrider celebration tonight

Free ‘Surf Formal’ evening features a local art auction, door prizes, live music

Virtual reality arcade in Langford opens doors to new worlds

‘You can be on the Titanic, petting giraffes in Africa… killing zombies or be chased by dinosaurs’

  • May 22, 2019

PHOTOS: Sidney’s new parking lot officially opens

Lot adjacent to the Mary Winspear Centre boasts 167 spaces

New U-Haul partnership comes to Sidney

Queen’s Grocery has started to offer U-Haul vehicles and products

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce honours its outstanding businesses tonight

Philanthropist and furniture store magnate Gordy Dodd received the 2019 Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award