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VIATEC Offers Digital Mentorship and Support for Business through DER3 Program

As the economic effects of a pandemic continue impacting small business, the B.C. government and local tech communities are stepping up to help them...
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In the Eye of the Storm: Dance Victoria Prepares to Pull off its first...

The phrase that’s become eponymous with Dr. Bonnie Henry may not have become famous at the time, but it was certainly ringing in Stephen...
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How They Did It: Pacific Football Club Salvages a Season through COVID-19

At the beginning of March this year, Rob Friend and his partners had checked a lot of boxes on their short term goals. After...
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New owner and purpose for beloved Victoria neighbourhood grocery store

It’s been a staple of James Bay for a century, and now, during a pandemic, it is undergoing a refresh under new owners. Niagara...
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Taste of Langford spotlights eateries in business booster campaign

If you haven’t been out for dinner in the West Shore lately, here’s a great incentive. The City of Langford has launched the latest...
Victoria's Inner Harbour. Photo by Armon Arani on Unsplash

Will the Stronger BC Plan live up to its hype?

The B.C. government released its Stronger BC Economic Recovery Plan last week, and while much of its work is already underway, it does create...
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New Campaign Works to Save Our Restaurants

Foodies looking to support the restaurant industry through the pandemic have a specific opportunity to do so through an initiative called Our Restaurants. The...
City of Victoria Launches Re-opening Toolkit for Small Business

How Victoria 3.0 Is Addressing the Local Business Economy

When the City of Victoria hosted roundtable discussions last fall, to create their ambitious Victoria 3.0 plan, COVID-19 wasn't on its - or anyone's...

Plexi-Klass Manufacturing Faces Business Increase

Before COVID, the product production at Plexi-Klass Manufacturing was “all over the board,” according to owner Vic Summerfeldt. Plexi-Klass Manufacturing specializes in custom fabrication...

COVID Lessons: Victoria Businesses Should be Prepared for Anything

As we move into the reboot phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, Douglas asked local business leaders to share lessons learned. They told us it's...