Swoop Airline Launches a Route between YYJ and YWG

In a global economy, air travel convenience is top of mind for many business owners. Now Swoop, a budget carrier, has plans to serve...
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Entrepreneurs Bring Interactive Entertainment to Victoria with “Something Sacred”

In the winter 2017, Jim Hayhurst, then-CEO of Pretio Interactive, was out walking on the sandy beach in Cordova Bay when he noticed a...

The Vision for Victoria’s Fort Common

From the sleek, modern patio of The Livet restaurant, there’s a perfect view of the elegant facade of Victoria’s historic Royal Theatre. One floor...
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Barnacle Systems Takes its Technology to CES 2019

Barnacle Systems took its BRNKL boat safety and security solution to the global this January as a Canadian Pavilion exhibitor at the Consumer Electronics...
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Leaving the Desk Experience Behind: Honest Camper and the Birth of a Small Business...

For William Jarvis, starting his small business Honest Camper was the result of a passion he discovered when he took his son on a...

Meet the Entrepreneur: Jill Van Gyn of Fatso Peanut Butter

UPDATE: Jill Van Gyn of FATSO peanut butter will face the investment dragons on the hit CBC show Dragons' Den on the episode airing September 27.  There are...

Island Business Invents Greener Way to Freshen Air

When a client of interior designer and home contractor Christopher Tio wanted to build a bamboo fence, Tio waded deep into bamboo research. What...
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Victoria-Based DeeBee’s Organics Ranks No. 29 on the 2019 Startup 50

Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked DeeBee’s Organics No. 29 on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Serving as a companion list...

What’s Your Startup Really Worth?

What potential investors see when they consider your startup for investment might not reflect your entrepreneurial high hopes. Here’s how they really assign a...

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...