Dino Lab Is Victoria B.C.’s Not-So-Secret Dinosaur Education Centre

Before Dino Lab became a public gallery and attraction, it was a private restoration lab, preparing fossils for display in museums around the world,...
The Victoria Film Industry is Gaining Traction Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

The Victoria Film Industry is Gaining Traction

The clifftop villa with the million-dollar view has likely never seen the likes of this. The shooting of a German TV movie about a...
Orcas Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

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...
Laurie Rea of Marriott Hotel Inner Harbour

Laurie Rea of Marriott Hotel Inner Harbour Goes Above and Beyond in Hospitality Service

Laurie Rea of the Victoria Marriott Hotel Inner Harbour is the latest recipient of the Victoria Hospitality Award, which recognizes those in the local...
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...