Christmas lights shine spotlight on downtown businesses: DVBA

Mark Brennae
January 10, 2024

“I’m very comfortable saying it greatly exceeded our expectations." - Jeff Bray, CEO of the DVBA


Living Wage Symposium brought multiple sectors together to tackle the affordability crisis

A living wage of $25/hour could, in tandem with other policies that impact equity, make Victoria a more affordable city


How local businesses are prepping for Victoria’s busiest tourist season ever

Kate Hildebrandt
April 11, 2023

An estimated 850,000 travelers are expected to cruise into our town


Harnessing the ocean: Julie Angus talks ‘blue economy’ at Capital Daily Festival

By Brishti Basu
January 2, 2023

The adventurer and entrepreneur has a vision for how gathering data from the ocean could be both sustainable and lucrative


Victoria’s film industry reels in another big year, readies to go even bigger

By Michael John Lo
December 28, 2022

Key players push for film studio, more jobs and training opportunities


Unprecedented demand drives student food bank into $200,000 deficit

By Michael John Lo
December 13, 2022

So far, no change in commitments from UVic despite calls from student unions to help plug the deficit and provide fundraising support.


‘What can I give?’: On Pender Island, a small-scale gift economy blooms

By Martin Bauman
June 21, 2022

Meet the people seeking an alternative to ‘predatory capitalism’