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Victoria’s little free libararies get 5,000th book

Volunteers have been dropping off books around Greater Victoria since 2017

New 84-unit seniors housing in Saanich constructed to Built Green standards

Mount Doug Manor an example of Built Green on a big scale

Victoria’s Global Village Store celebrates 30 years in business

The City’s first free-trade store sells products from 28 countries around the world

Love affair blossoms from Cuban baseball tour for Island woman

Trucker Guzman ties the knot with Union de Reyes coach

Merridale Cider to move into Victoria and start brewing beer

Cobble Hill craft cidery looks to open brewhouse and distillery at Dockside Green by fall 2019

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Low-cost airline Swoop launches in Canada
Morneau: Feds would back new Trans Mountain investors
Sears Canada job losses very sad, says former executive
Shopper sad about Sears, as chain holds liquidation sales

Pic-A-Flic leaving Cook Street Village after 35 years

Development of corner looming, video rental business moving to Stadacona Centre

Film commission funding cuts in Victoria eat into marketing efforts

Coun. Loveday, Alto seek restoration of funding to 2016 levels, point to impact on local economy

Details scarce as union confirms probe underway involving Victoria care homes

Island Health, VicPD offer no comment on report of investigation into alleged sexual assaults

FRESH IDEA: Victoria tech firm beneficiary of streamlined government system

Software developer FreshWorks awarded $1.5-million contract using new bid program

Victoria’s plastic bag ban inspires local entrepreneur to give back

Karebags a local, collaborative alternative for reusable bags, donates profits to charity

WATCH: Trades workers brought into spotlight at Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Sheet metal, roofing apprentices compete for national bragging rights

Inaugural Share it Forward puts $250,000 toward food banks

Save-On-Foods will donate a$250,000 to Western Canadian food banks

  • Jul 6th, 2018

BC Ferries to invite provincial ship-building firms to bid on Island-class vessels

Next ship order adds to pair being built now in Romania; larger vessel replacement also on tap

SLIDESHOW: Best Of The City 2018 event highlights

If you didn’t make it down to our Best Of The City awards, you can check out what happened here

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Artist highlights Johnson Street bridge with Iconic Blue

The exhibition continues to Aug. 25 and is open to the public weekday mornings

Plastic bag ban guidelines unclear, local businesses say

Victoria’s BYOBag movement starts July 1, leaving local businesses with mixed feelings

Save-On-Foods shares with food banks for three day campaign

25 per cent of the net proceeds of Western Family products sold supports local food banks

  • Jun 15th, 2018

Esquimalt welcomes first coffee roastery

The Esquimalt Roasting Company offers fresh coffee in micro batches