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A renowned community hub—in the woods off the highway

By Josh Kozelj
Apr 14, 2021

How does a cafe in a tiny seaside community attract international acclaim?

Business

Hollywood loves Victoria—but why is Victoria never itself on screen?

A film production with big names shoots here this week—with Victoria standing in for Boston. As usual

Business

Victoria businesses, slipping through the cracks, are pleading for federal financial aid

COVID subsidies based on previous earnings leave out new and newly expanded businesses like Bear & Joey, Hey Happy, and The Vicious Poodle

Business

Unbuilding the future: how a young industry is turning yesterday's materials into tomorrow's buildings

By Jimmy Thomson
Feb 27, 2021

The deconstruction business could create thousands of new jobs, save old-growth lumber from the landfill, and preserve heritage—if it can get off the ground

Business

Victoria’s big blue opportunity

By Andrew Findlay
Feb 25, 2021

Surrounded on three sides by the ocean, Victoria has already attracted big-name ocean technology companies. But a new cluster wants to accelerate the sea change

Business

The retales: stories of resilience from Victoria's small businesses

By Emmalee Brunt
Dec 17, 2020

It’s been a brutal year for small businesses. We spotlight just a few whose stories ring true for hundreds of others across the South Island.

Business

On rented time: the enduring appeal of Victoria's Pic-A-Flic

By Jimmy Thomson
Dec 11, 2020

Movie rental isn't so much a dying business as a dead one. So why does Pic-A-Flic refuse to lie down?