B.C. Tourism Company Partners with Malahat First Nation on Skywalk project

Finlayson Arm — you know it’s there but it’s hard to see. But a change in land ownership of an 168-acre parcel, sold by...

V2V Vacations Makes Strategic Business Changes

A good sailor knows when to change course. Understanding that is also critical to staying afloat when starting a business venture, especially in new...

Empress 1906 Gin’s Purple Hue is the Colour of Success

When Peter Hunt set out to create a gin to celebrate the centennial of Victoria’s historic Fairmont Empress Hotel, he chose both classic and...

Fan Tzu Yu (Pink) Receives Hospitality Award for Creative Problem Solving

The Victoria Hospitality Awards committee recognized Fan Tzu Yu (Pink) from the Best Western Carlton Plaza Hotel for her outstanding service in creating an above...

The Food-preneurs of Victoria Bring Passion to the Plate

Have you ever had the urge to turn that legendary family recipe into a successful food product? It’s a popular pursuit here on Vancouver Island....

The Q at the Empress – The Ideal Business Lunch Location

Timed for Lunch No time for a leisurely lunch meeting? Business- savvy Q at the Empress has created the “Q in 60,” a prix-fixe, three-course...

Merridale Takes on the Big City in New Victoria Location

If you’re thinking cider when you think of Merridale’s new location in Dockside Green in Victoria, think again. The planned four-storey brewhouse and distillery...

Club Kwench Gets Set to Expand Coworking Culture

What started as an idea to weave Victoria’s unique cultural fabric into the lives of its working population has metamorphosed into a “next-level” coworking...

Amazon’s Local Stake: AbeBooks

One of Victoria’s great e-commerce successes has been owned by Amazon since 2008. AbeBooks — originally the Advanced Book Exchange — started shortly after...

A Big Score for Sport Tourism: The IIHF World Juniors Comes to Victoria

There’s always a lot going on in a hockey locker room that fans aren’t aware of when the puck drops. The same can be...