How the Victoria Tourism Industry is Coping with COVID-19

It’s a magical spring morning in the Inner Harbour. Above the Legislature, fluffy white clouds drift across the azure sky. The lawns of the...

Urban Grocer has an Innovative Mindset

Despite the notion that crises are bad times to launch businesses, a 2009 study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation found 57 per cent...

Dirk Heydemann, HA Photography

Dirk Heydemann owns and is the principal photographer of HA Photography, a full-time professional commercial photography studio. HA photography’s images have been published locally,...

Kear Porttris, Gwaii Engineering

Kear Porttris is the Relationship Manager at Gwaii Engineering, an Indigenous civil and environmental engineering firm based in Victoria. They support Indigenous communities through...

Diane Moran & Ronald Laidman, Remote Renfrew Riverside Retreat

Diane Moran and Ronald Laidman own and operate Remote Renfrew Riverside Retreat, vacation cabin rentals situated on seven acres between two arms of the...

Gail Reaney, Colliers International

Gail Reaney is a senior broker with Colliers International, one of Victoria’s leaders in Commercial Real Estate, offering comprehensive services to investors, property owners,...

Jayne & Suzanne Bradbury, Fort Properties

Sisters Jayne and Suzanne Bradbury own and operate Fort Properties, a third-generation family business focused on property ownership, management and development.  They are committed...

Catherine Davies, Songhees Events & Catering

Catherine Davies is the Sales and Events Manager for Songhees Events & Catering, one of several businesses owned by Songhees Nation as part of...

Lara Bergseth & Lance Glenn, Idar

Lara and Lance are the faces behind the jewellery store Idar. Since opening in 1972, Idar has become a Victoria institution as a designer...

Mary Lou Newbold, Mayfair Optometric Clinic

Mary Lou Newbold owns Mayfair Optometric Clinic, one of Victoria’s the leading eye care specialists, alongside her partner Dr. Stephen Taylor. As an alumna...