Amazon’s Local Stake: AbeBooks

One of Victoria’s great e-commerce successes has been owned by Amazon since 2008. AbeBooks — originally the Advanced Book Exchange — started shortly after...

Tofino: Balancing Tourism with the Environment

There’s a 12-car jam at the four-way intersection on Campbell Street in Tofino next to the popular restaurant Wolf In The Fog. Nearby there’s...

Summer Night Market Planned for Chinatown

The Victoria Chinese Commerce Association, in partnership with businesses and individuals in the community, will be hosting a long-awaited night market once a month...

Vancouver Island’s New Motorsport Circuit

It’s a gorgeous, sunny day in the Cowichan Valley, so there’s no need to worry about water on the asphalt as I ease the...

How the Tofino Towel Co. Found Success in a Roundabout Way

Devin Sorenson knew he couldn’t let a good thing go. Back in 2008, while Sorenson was enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and Entrepreneurial...
Oak Bay Beach Hotel Wins Victoria Hospitality Award

Oak Bay Beach Hotel Employee Wins Victoria Hospitality Award

Theresa Ferreira of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel is the latest recipient of the Victoria Hospitality Award, which recognizes those in the local hospitality...

Why Mediation Should Be in Your Business’s Tool Kit

  When two co-workers refuse to talk each other it can negatively impact a business, no matter what industry it’s in. If it’s in a...

Final Numbers Confirm Greater Victoria Tourism Terrific for 2016

Greater Victoria’s tourism industry experienced a terrific year in 2016, with major indicators recording significant growth in this vital economic sector. “We know that tourism...

Sherwood Cafe & Bar Brings a Euro Vibe to Victoria

Prime Locale About settling in the new Jawl project at 1515 Douglas, Sherwood owner Shane Deveraux (who also owns two Habit Coffees, one of...

The Wilson’s Group: Survival, Tragedy, Community and Optimism

“Nothing worth having comes easy.” That message is embossed on the boardroom wall in the The Wilson’s Group headquarters on Glanford Avenue in Saanich....