Business Idea: A Mobile Dental Hygiene Service

Challenge  For many people, making time to get their teeth cleaned regularly is a logistics challenge, especially for those with big families. And then...

Amanda Wilson and Bruce Williams Form Spark Strategic Group

Two well-known media and communications professionals have teamed up to launch a new Victoria-based communications company. Media sales professional Amanda Wilson, and TV and...

Caring for Comics in Victoria

You can’t expect comic books involving Kraven the Hunter and Doctor Doom to be read with kid gloves. They tend to get dog-eared, food...

The Silicon Valley Adventure of Sendwithus

At Spacestation, Fort Street’s purpose-built, shared workspace, a company called Sendwithus is moving at rocket speed to realize their very big idea. With founders...
10 To Watch

10 to Watch Honours the Island’s Best New Businesses for 2019

This year marked the 10th annual 10 to Watch event where 10 up-and-coming local businesses were honoured by 350 business leaders in the community...

10 New Things For Victoria (and Around Vancouver Island) You Can Expect in 2018

The New Johnson Street Bridge Will (Finally, Maybe) Be Here They’re saying construction on the new, long-awaited Johnson Street Bridge will be complete by the...

A New and Natural Line of Adventure Gear

Sometimes finding a solution to a challenge requires looking back in order to move forward. That’s exactly what Paul Long of ANIÁN did to...

Urban Farming on a Rooftop Near You

Almost every day since June, Chris Hildreth has been planting and harvesting his 500-square-foot roof garden atop a one-storey building in the Fort Street...
IlSauvage

île Sauvage is Not Your Average Brewery

"If you just yell them out to me, I’ll pour them.” From a tap mounted next to 20 others on a wall of white herringbone...

Empire Donuts Elevates the Humble Treat (and Attracts Donut Tourists From Across North America)

They’re trendy, photogenic and a favourite foodie find on social media feeds, but that’s not why Melanie Laverick started making donuts. She launched Empire...