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Orcas are More Than Mascots

Images of orcas are plentiful on the South Island. They star in tourism brochures, entertain us as mascots, and they lend their names to...
Victoria BC's inner harbour

Province announces more support for businesses in tourism sector

The Government of B.C. has announced further initiatives to support business recovery in the tourism industry. The Tourism Recovery Initiatives Action Plan will allocate over...

Therapy Dogs Take Bite Out of Dental Work

In Harmony Dental Care has just opened its doors in Victoria and is enlisting the help of two four-legged friends to ease the anxiety...

Victoria’s Music Scene is Making Waves

Almost under the radar, Victoria has become a hub for concert promoters, recording studios and musicians with a unique west coast sound and gigs...

The Changing Face of Tourism

What does it mean to be a city? Should it be measured by its boundaries, gardens or history? What about its climate or its...

Cowichan Valley Designated Official Wine Producing Region

It is home to over a dozen wineries, and now it has been given an important stamp of approval by the British Columbia Wine...
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Media Matters at the Victoria Film Fest

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...

Island Motorsport Resort Revs Up for Spring 2016 Launch

Set in Vancouver Island’s temperate and scenic Cowichan Valley, the Vancouver Island Motorsport Resort (VIMR) is on schedule to become Canada’s premier, all-year motorsport...

Victoria Has a “Nerdvana” Reputation — a Good Thing Since Comics Are Big Business

The Inaugural Capital City Comic Con The owners of Cherry Bomb Toys (and their National Toy Museum), Candice and B. Woodward, have partnered with Tourism...

The Food-preneurs of Victoria Bring Passion to the Plate

Have you ever had the urge to turn that legendary family recipe into a successful food product? It’s a popular pursuit here on Vancouver Island....