Island Motorsport Resort Revs Up for Spring 2016 Launch

Set in Vancouver Island’s temperate and scenic Cowichan Valley, the Vancouver Island Motorsport Resort (VIMR) is on schedule to become Canada’s premier, all-year motorsport...

Victoria Has a “Nerdvana” Reputation — a Good Thing Since Comics Are Big Business

The Inaugural Capital City Comic Con The owners of Cherry Bomb Toys (and their National Toy Museum), Candice and B. Woodward, have partnered with Tourism...
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Victoria Really Knows the Breakfast Business

When Jason Chan purchased The Village in Oak Bay in 2012, the Estevan neighbourhood café was popular but not thriving. Chan knew he could use...

Business Golf Etiquette Tips

You don’t have to be Rory McIlroy or Phil Mickelson to make big bucks on the golf course, but before you go looking to...

New Owners And New Vision For Mount Washington

Last November, Utah-based Pacific Group Resorts Inc. (PGRI) signed a deal two years in the making to purchase Mount Washington Alpine Resort. Fans of...

A Primer on the Norwegian Bliss

Today marks the inaugural voyage of the Norwegian Bliss, which is the largest cruise ship to ever dock at the Ogden Point Cruise Terminal. The...

The Modern Barber

Welcome, gentlemen, to the quiet revolution — in barbering. We are, appropriately enough, in a house behind a hedge in rural Metchosin, partially shielded from...

Silk Road Innovation Changes the Way We Drink Tea

To celebrate the local and online launch, Silk Road will feature samples of the new product at its Government St. and Victoria Public Market...

Five Minutes with Mark Collins, New CEO of BC Ferries

Mark Collins is not a new face at BC Ferries. When it was announced he was taking over from Mike Corrigan as CEO 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...