Vancouver Island’s New Motorsport Circuit

It’s a gorgeous, sunny day in the Cowichan Valley, so there’s no need to worry about water on the asphalt as I ease the...

Pet Pampering is a Growing Business

Canadians love their pets. Just look at the pet salons, pet hotels, gourmet pet treat bakeries and pet fashion boutiques popping up across the...

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...

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...

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...

Long Beach Lodge Named One of Canada’s Top Resorts

With more than 270,000 votes tallied, the results for the 24th annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are in. Named in the top...

Fifth Avenue Freeze-Out

Two UVic MBA students want to outfit their customers like Manhattan fashionistas for — literally — pennies on the dollar. Jessica Kerr and Casey...
Suzanne and Jayne Bradbury at Discovery Coffee. Photo by Jeffrey Bosdet.

Discovery Coffee: Hot Spot Meets Community Hub

“It’s a really great example of a third space, with its open seating that people can adapt and use as needed. If our boardroom...

Local Company Ocean Rodeo Goes Against the Flow

Back in 1977, anyone watching Richard Myerscough and Ross Harrington at Elk Lake on a blustery winter day would have had no idea what...