Local Business

Victoria program helps businesses shift swiftly in wake of COVID-19

Bring Back Victoria helps businesses open patios, create welcoming, safe spaces for customers

Peninsula businesses launch amidst COVID-19

New music school, martial arts studio, pet food store, welcomed with warm community response

  • Aug 2, 2020

West Coast Trail shuttle operator struggles with closure

Buses now operating Victoria-Port Renfrew route

Three Peninsula businesses celebrate longevity

MD Charlton in North Saanich celebrates 40th anniversary this year

  • Aug 2, 2020

Saanich Peninsula business proves resilient during pandemic

2020 Readers’ Choice celebrates local businesses and organizations

VIDEO: The 2020 Best of the City results are in!

Find out which local businesses captured the hearts of our readers

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Cascadia Liquor's new Quadra Street location

PHOTOS: Giant Canadian flag soars above new Langford RV dealership

Flag believed to be the largest on the Island

  • Jul 24, 2020

Happy Buddha Cannabis hopes to be before Sidney council ‘soon’

Promise comes after a court ruled in favour of the business

Fairfield cannabis store gains footing after opening mid-pandemic

Victoria shop modeled after standard retail stores, displays

Victoria carriage operator trots horse-drawn trolley tours into Brentwood Bay

By-donation, socially distanced rides offered as a thank you to community

North Saanich daycare moves with pandemic

COVID-19 created challenges, but also opportunities for business

B.C. ends short experiment with growler fills at restaurants

Province extends take-out sales of six-packs, wine

Sidney’s Star Cinema looks to reel in audience with reopening

It’s lights, camera, action — again — for Sidney’s Star Cinema in…

Virtual film industry career fair offers chance to talk with the experts

Experts in 11 different departments, three film union representative will be in attendance

Owners say loss of parking pushes businesses to the brink

New Penny Farthing patio ‘will be like New Orleans, or Las Vegas’

Book stores in Victoria notice uptick in sales for anti-racism titles

White Fragility, How to be an Antiracist are among the best selling titles

Black business owners in Victoria share first-hand experiences with racism

‘The moment they saw my black skin and heard my thick accent they put me in a box’

Curtain falls on traditional model of teaching at North Saanich music studio

Saanich Peninsula music teacher strikes flat note about future of music industry

Popular Greater Victoria eatery Mo:Lé Restaurant shuts its doors permanently

Owner says decision ‘wasn’t an easy one to make, but it was the right one’

Victoria vegan butcher goes public on stock market

The Very Good Butchers are on the Canadian Securities Exchange