Allan Danylyshyn, The Watch Technician with a Heart of Gold.

Allan Danylyshyn is this month’s winner of The Victoria Hospitality Award (VHA), presented by the Victoria Hospitality Awards committee to notable individuals from Victoria...

Huntington Manor Inn Employee Drives the Extra Mile to Create Customer Satisfaction

Chris Jordan works for the Huntingdon Manor Inn and is the most recent winner of the Victoria Hospitality Award (VHA) which is awarded monthly...

Chris Stephen of Lilaberry Goes into ‘Mom Mode’ for Struggling Travellers

Chris Stephen of Lilaberry Home & Decor is this month's recipient Victoria Hospitality Awards (VHA) for going above and beyond expectations to meet 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...

DoubleTree Employee Lends Helping Hand (and His Golf Clubs) to Make Customer Happy

Francois Courbon of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is the latest recipient of the Victoria Hospitality Award, which recognizes those in the local hospitality...

The Changing Face of Tourism

What does it mean to be a city? Should it be measured by its boundaries, gardens or history? What about its climate or its...

Retail Reset

To stay relevant in a world increasingly skewed to e-com, shopping centres and their retailers are bridging the gap between in-store and online shopping...

Sherwood Cafe & Bar Brings a Euro Vibe to Victoria

Prime Locale About settling in the new Jawl project at 1515 Douglas, Sherwood owner Shane Deveraux (who also owns two Habit Coffees, one of...

How FARM Challenges the Stereotype of the Pot Shop

With its elegant light fixtures, terrazzo-inspired flooring and sophisticated tile work, customers of the new FARM dispensary on Douglas Street might feel like they've...

Dobell Designs: A Family Business, an Old-School Industry and the Resurgence of Hand-Painted Signs

There used to be no other way: if a commercial business wanted a sign on their storefront or a sandwich board advertising their services,...