Innovation Funding Looks to Move Ideas Into MarketplaceAs part of the second application intake period for the federal government’s Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative, SMEs in Western Canada may request repayable, interest-free loans of up to $3.5 million per project.
Small Business Week Celebrates EntrepreneursBDC Small Business Week in Victoria will see Pierre Cléroux, vice president of research and chief economist at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) share research on how Canada's industry leaders have mastered the fundamentals of good business management.
Change.org Comes to VictoriaA new satellite office in Victoria will help Change.org, the world’s largest online petition platform, develop their tools to empower social change. The company recently expanded their team in Canada and formed the office in Victoria by bringing on six principal engineers from social game developer Zynga.
A new satellite office in Victoria will help Change.org, the world’s largest online petition platform, develop their tools to empower social change. The company recently expanded their team in Canada and formed the office in Victoria by bringing on six principal engineers from social game developer Zynga.
United Way Greater Victoria Announces New Director of Community Investment
(News Release) VICTORIA – Patricia Jelinski, Chief Executive Officer of United Way Greater Victoria is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Anne Davies as Director of Community Investment.In her new role, Lee Anne is responsible for managing key community investment strategies, such as collaborations, grants and community-based research for…
Songhees Nation Welcome Curtis Grad To Lead Economic Development Non-Profit
(News Release) VICTORIA — Esquimalt Nation Chief Andy Thomas and Songhees Nation Chief Ron Sam announced today that Curtis Grad has accepted a contract position to formally launch Skwin’ang’eth Se’las Development Company (SSD Co.), a federal not-for-profit corporation that was incorporated last December to promote economic development opportunities for the…
Queen’s Printer Services to be Modernized
(News Release) VICTORIA — Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Andrew Wilkinson announced today that government will transition printing of materials to the private sector. The Queen’s Printer is modernizing services while managing the printing of necessary documents through the private sector. The Queen’s Printer will use the organization’s…
Thrifty Foods Fresh BC pumpkins, Pumpkin Pies and Pumpkin Soup to Pay for Hospital Equipment in 12 communities
(News Release) VICTORIA – Thrifty Foods General Manager Jim Dores, Victoria Hospitals Foundation Executive Director Melanie Mahlman, Cardiac Anaesthesiologist Dr. Brent Caton, and pumpkin grower Jack Mar took part Wednesday in the event at Thrifty Foods Broadmead in Victoria to kick off the Pumpkins for Patients fundraiser for all stores.…
Royal Roads Reaffirms Relationship With South Asian University During Government Trade Mission
(News Release) VICTORIA – As part of his university’s commitment to expanding its international relationships in key global markets, Royal Roads President and Vice-chancellor Allan Cahoon signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a progressive South Asian university this weekend. As a delegate in the B.C. government’s current India Trade…