Emilie de Rosenroll

SIPP CEO says Business Recovery at Forefront of Rising Economy Week

The brightest minds in Victoria, Canada and the U.S. come together November 16 – 20 for a comprehensive event focused on resilience and success...

Mary Lou Newbold, Mayfair Optometric Clinic

Mary Lou Newbold owns Mayfair Optometric Clinic, one of Victoria’s the leading eye care specialists, alongside her partner Dr. Stephen Taylor. As an alumna...
Janet Corey Fan Tan Home & Style

Janet Corey, Owner of Fan Tan Home & Style

Janet Corey owns Fan Tan Home & Style in downtown Victoria. She’s been in retail most of her life, first in her family’s men’s...

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...

Daisy Orser, The Root Cellar

Daisy Orser and her husband Adam are the co-founders and owners of The Root Cellar Village Grocer in Victoria, a market set apart by...

Lara Bergseth & Lance Glenn, Idar

Lara and Lance are the faces behind the jewellery store Idar. Since opening in 1972, Idar has become a Victoria institution as a designer...

Ed Geric, Mike Geric Construction

Ed Geric is the President of Mike Geric Construction, an industry leader in sustainable multifamily construction. He combines financial expertise with the entrepreneurial know-how...

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...

David Nicholls, Vancouver Island Brewing

David Nicholls is the General Manager of Vancouver Island Brewing, which, since its launch in 1984, has been a pioneer in craft brewing in...

Catherine Davies, Songhees Events & Catering

Catherine Davies is the Sales and Events Manager for Songhees Events & Catering, one of several businesses owned by Songhees Nation as part of...