The Village Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

Victoria Really Knows the Breakfast Business

When Jason Chan purchased The Village in Oak Bay in 2012, the Estevan neighbourhood café was popular but not thriving. Chan knew he could use...
AGGV Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

BMO Financial Group Announces $500,000 Commitment To AGGV’s The NEXT Gallery

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) Board Chair Christopher Jones was joined by BMO Financial Group’s (BMO) James Kitamura, Regional President, Personal Banking,...
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...
Suzanne and Jayne Bradbury at Discovery Coffee. Photo by Jeffrey Bosdet.

Discovery Coffee: Hot Spot Meets Community Hub

“It’s a really great example of a third space, with its open seating that people can adapt and use as needed. If our boardroom...
Bike lanes

Victoria’s Cycling Revolution is Here

To glimpse the new cycling economy in Victoria, take a stroll, or a pedal, down Harbour Road in Vic West, past the shipyard and...
Victoria Distillers. Photo by Jeffrey Bosdet

Sidney’s Entrepreneurial Surge

Were you to set out to create a perfect community from scratch, charming Sidney by the Sea just might be what you’d end up...

B.C. Tourism Company Partners with Malahat First Nation on Skywalk project

Finlayson Arm — you know it’s there but it’s hard to see. But a change in land ownership of an 168-acre parcel, sold by...

V2V Vacations Makes Strategic Business Changes

A good sailor knows when to change course. Understanding that is also critical to staying afloat when starting a business venture, especially in new...

Empress 1906 Gin’s Purple Hue is the Colour of Success

When Peter Hunt set out to create a gin to celebrate the centennial of Victoria’s historic Fairmont Empress Hotel, he chose both classic and...

Fan Tzu Yu (Pink) Receives Hospitality Award for Creative Problem Solving

The Victoria Hospitality Awards committee recognized Fan Tzu Yu (Pink) from the Best Western Carlton Plaza Hotel for her outstanding service in creating an above...