Andrew Johnson, co-owner of Bicycle Pizza. Photo by Vanessa Johnson.

Bicycle Pizza: an agile, sustainable and tasty business concept

When the pandemic hit, Andrew Johnson was working in a charming spot off the beaten bath in Brentwood Bay near Beauregard Cafe. He met...

July 1 Grand Opening of the Victoria International Marina

While the Victoria International Marina made its global debut in June 2018 as a venue for the Melges 24 World Championship Regatta, the 28-slip...
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New Grocery Store Set to Open in Victoria, B.C. this Summer

A new brand enters the Victoria retail food scene in a few weeks. Urban Grocer will open a flagship store in July at the...

Urban Farming on a Rooftop Near You

Almost every day since June, Chris Hildreth has been planting and harvesting his 500-square-foot roof garden atop a one-storey building in the Fort Street...

Swoop Airline Launches a Route between YYJ and YWG

In a global economy, air travel convenience is top of mind for many business owners. Now Swoop, a budget carrier, has plans to serve...

LlamaZOO’s Lateral Leap

How it All Started When Charles Lavigne and Kevin Oke created LlamaZOO in 2014, the tech wizards’ intention was to build a software platform where...
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Barnacle Systems Takes its Technology to CES 2019

Barnacle Systems took its BRNKL boat safety and security solution to the global this January as a Canadian Pavilion exhibitor at the Consumer Electronics...

There’s Something Fishy About Vancouver Island University’s New Venture

The ICSS recently started selling cans of smoked sturgeon and fresh fillets to restaurants and retailers as a revenue generator to help with the...

A Big Step for Leap XD

When talking about their new office on the north end of Government Street, Neil Tran and his team at Leap XD joke that it’s...
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Victoria-Based DeeBee’s Organics Ranks No. 29 on the 2019 Startup 50

Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked DeeBee’s Organics No. 29 on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Serving as a companion list...