Business

Alistair Hicks

BUSINESS BEAT: Saanich-based senior care firm promotes quality of life

Life doesn't end for seniors after a dementia diagnosis, Alastair Hicks says

Alistair Hicks
Norman Wilson

Return of NHL hockey a bonus to Victoria-area pubs

The lack of pro games on TV has varied effect on local pubs

Norman Wilson
Passengers head down the gangway to board the Grey Selkie

BUSINESS BEAT: Ferry service expands without going public

Service likely to expand further as Seaspan ramps up operations in Esquimalt

Passengers head down the gangway to board the Grey Selkie
Former player and current Beacon Hill Little League volunteer Gus Niketas
Former player and current Beacon Hill Little League volunteer Gus Niketas
Pharamacist/owner Scott Monette’s Jubilee Pharmacy has undergone some major changes this year.

BUSINESS BEAT: It’s all about service for revamped pharmacy

Jubilee Pharmacy goes back to its roots as an IDA Rexall store

Pharamacist/owner Scott Monette’s Jubilee Pharmacy has undergone some major changes this year.

Teachers use game for lessons on Canada

Nothing trivial about new game made available to schools

  • Dec 4, 2012
Workers tear down the old Dave Wheaton car dealership buildings on the corner of Douglas and Finlayson Streets.

Former Cornell Chev-Olds store being leveled for dealership move

Lexus-Toyota kicks off massive construction overhaul at new site

Workers tear down the old Dave Wheaton car dealership buildings on the corner of Douglas and Finlayson Streets.
Doug King

BUSINESS BEAT: Willie’s celebrating historic milestone on Lower Johnson

125-year-old Johnson Street building the original home of B.C.'s first commercial baker

Doug King
Victoria lawyer Jim Legh’s new company

BUSINESS BEAT: TP means ‘terrific product’ for local businessman

Lawyer entrepreneur Jim Legh takes a stab at selling bamboo toilet paper

Victoria lawyer Jim Legh’s new company
Work continues on the expansion of the Hillside Centre Mall including this large wood-framed awning entrance next to the food court.

Victoria’s Hillside Centre hits new milestone

Construction slated for completion by summer 2013, Target by 2014

Work continues on the expansion of the Hillside Centre Mall including this large wood-framed awning entrance next to the food court.
Stylist Megan Westaff

BUSINESS BEAT: Environmental changes embraced by Victoria hair salons

Green Circle Salons does waste disposal of all kinds for environmentally minded operators

Stylist Megan Westaff
Adam Ball

BUSINESS BEAT: Craft brewers around Victoria are like a family

Vancouver Island Brewery one of many local brewers to win B.C., national awards

Adam Ball

BUSINESS BEAT: Training teaches historical method to sighted and non-sighted alike

Braille program draws on age-old techniques to teach communication

Women in Need supports local women in transition between crisis and wellness

Women in Business: A WIN-ning approach for Women in Need

“Knowing I have the support of my community is immeasurable.”

Women in Need supports local women in transition between crisis and wellness
Lacey Webster

Women in Business: Leadership and experience help build Nando’s career

The restaurant business was completely new to Lacey Webster when she came to work at Nando’s at the Millstream Village Shopping Centre

Lacey Webster
Stephanie Papik

Women in Business Awards: Eco-entrepreneur

Stephanie Papik: takes green approach to the fibre arts

Stephanie Papik

Women in Business Awards: Rising Star

Johanne Paquette: brings personal touch to Speakwell

Women in Business Awards: Above and Beyond

Mandy Farmer: Victoria business with a community focus

Family-run butcher business in Victoria closes after 35 years

A Greater Victoria institution for meats – including its haggis – has shut down its three shops after 35 years in operation.

Oak Bay Beach hotel owner named Woman Business Owner of the Year

Black Press celebrated women making a difference in the business and Greater Victoria community with its 2012 Women in Business Awards

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