As the search mission for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 aircraft widens to the west, a major part of its efforts off the coast of Vietman has involved the amphibious equipped Twin Otter Series 400, manufactured by Sidney-based Viking Air.
The mayor of Victoria says the recent land exchange agreement between the city and the provincial government will bring tremendous benefits to the community.
If content is king, then convenience is queen. That was one of the big takeaways from the Victoria Film Festival’s (VFF) opening Springboard talk and panel.
Bear Mountain’s developer Dan Matthews of Ecoasis Developments has a nice present for Jack Nicklaus on the golf champion’s 74th birthday:the future build-out of the Bear Mountain community will definitely include keeping the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort — Canada’s only Nicklaus Design 36-hole golf course.
If you think single-malt and scotch when you hear whisky, you may be surprised to learn that worldwide export sales of Canadian whisky were up 25 per cent in 2013 — and it looks like this upward trend will continue.
“Scotland isn’t the only place that makes good whisky anymore,” says says Davin de Kergommeaux, chairman of the Canadian Whisky Award judges and author of Canadian Whisky. “A world of whisky connoisseurs have discovered Canadian whisky.”
BONUS CONTENT: An Extended Version of our Five Minutes with Ken Kelly from the December/January issue of Douglas Magazine
A vibrant downtown is one of the primary hallmarks of a thriving city, and it takes vision, focus, planning, and action. Douglas talks to Ken Kelly, general manager of the Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA) about the organization’s role and strategies in making the downtown a prosperous business hub.
The team at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel has numerous reasons to celebrate. With their first anniversary of operation approaching, the hotel took the Judges’ Choice Award for overall excellence at the 22nd Annual Commercial Building Awards, presented today at a special awards luncheon.
“The Oak Bay Beach Hotel showed exemplary creativity in design and architecture for best use of a challenging property footprint,” says Mike Lagadyn, Chair of the Commercial Division. "This project is a stunning improvement over the old hotel, while maintaining its former charm and serving the community.”