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...

COVID Lessons: Have an Innovative Business Mindset

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

How the Victoria Tourism Industry is Coping with COVID-19

It’s a magical spring morning in the Inner Harbour. Above the Legislature, fluffy white clouds drift across the azure sky. The lawns of the...

Urban Grocer has an Innovative Mindset

Despite the notion that crises are bad times to launch businesses, a 2009 study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation found 57 per cent...

Dirk Heydemann, HA Photography

Dirk Heydemann owns and is the principal photographer of HA Photography, a full-time professional commercial photography studio. HA photography’s images have been published locally,...

Kear Porttris, Gwaii Engineering

Kear Porttris is the Relationship Manager at Gwaii Engineering, an Indigenous civil and environmental engineering firm based in Victoria. They support Indigenous communities through...