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,...

5 Reasons PiCNiC Too Is a Popular Meeting Spot For Victoria’s Business Crowd

  The Unique Food Menu at PiCNiC Too PiCNiC co-owner Melissa Perkins keeps the menu fun and inventive by creating daily salad and sandwich specials, as...

Running an Innovative and Sustainable Clothing Company

Lifestyle Over Luxury (L/L), a Victoria-based goods and apparel company whose HQ is a solar-powered van called "Lucy," has launched a limited-edition clothing collection...

Is a Film Studio In the CRD Just a Fantasy?

"We''re ever hopeful" is how Kathleen Gilbert describes the outlook on having a film studio set up on the South Island. As commissioner of...

Owning Camera Store Lens & Shutter In a Smartphone-Obsessed World

Call it a baptism by fire. When Roy and Julia King purchased B.C.'s camera-supply darling Lens & Shutter in 2013, the company was bloated,...

The Victoria HarbourCats Is In the Business of Baseball, But Also Widespread Entertainment and...

Despite the fact that Victoria has a strong baseball culture — thanks in part to a mild climate that makes a long playing season...