Thursday, May 23, 2019

Business

9 photos of the renovated Sidney library re-opening this Tuesday (PHOTOS)

The $2 million remodel took 8 months to complete

5 ways you can live your best life in View Royal

Living in a lakeside condo is one of them!

WestJet to be sold for $5 billion to Toronto-based company

They’re the second largest airline in Canada.

New Thrifty Foods at Langford’s Belmont Market is now open for business

The 52,000 sq ft store is the main anchor of Belmont Market

You could rent this “micro-suite” in Cook Street Village for $1,600/month (PHOTOS)

About the size of a large walk-in closet 👀🙊

Canada’s vertical $10 bill voted best new banknote in the world

The next four new banknotes in Canada will also use this vertical format

Spotify Canada is giving away FREE Google Home Mini Speakers to premium users

Available for both new and existing subscribers!

Iconic Rockland family home is being sold for the first time ever (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The family first built the house 47 years ago.

These are the 10 most reputable companies in Canada

Transparency is key ✔️

5 things you absolutely need to know as first-time home buyer in Victoria

Are you in the market for a new pad? 🏡

Province approves Victoria’s first private cannabis dispensary

It’s been 5-months since cannabis has been legalized.

GoodLife Fitness will be closing its Vic West facility this summer

Patrons will soon have to switch to the gym's Bay Centre location

BC immigrant entrepreneur program to be piloted on Vancouver Island

This is the first government step to help immigrants establish their own businesses.

These are the top 20 richest people in Canada

Billions upon billions 💰

Payless Shoes to host the largest liquidation sale in retail history after announcing closure

They need to get rid of $1 billion worth of merchandise

Walmart Supercentre to take over previous Sears location at Hillside, says report

This would be the third Walmart location in Greater Victoria

HBC to shutter all Home Outfitters in Canada by the end of the year

Including the one in the Tillicum Shopping Centre.

Payless Shoes is shutting the doors on all of its Canadian locations

They’re also closing down all of their US stores.

BC invests $11 million to help immigrants find careers in their field

Settlement services are expanding by 45%.

There’s a new boxing gym opening up in downtown Victoria

Perfect for all skill levels!
Amazon HQ2

Amazon Canada launches month-to-month payment plan for students using Prime

No need to make a yearly commitment anymore!

Victoria-based apparel company set to appear on Dragon’s Den this Thursday

“I am grateful for all the support I’ve received in my hometown."

Victoria’s Fairmont Empress is hosting a job fair on January 24

Want to work at one of our city's most historic buildings and make over $23 an hour? 💸

15 photos that will make you want to move to Colwood

We’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.

Senate ends Canada Post strike with back-to-work legislation

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has been on strike for the past 37 days

Canada Post back-to-work legislation up for debate in Senate after passing in House of...

Bill-C89 has been criticized by NDP and labour leaders for undermining the collective bargaining process

UVic students launch protest against Starbucks replacing Finnerty Express

The switch will happen in the fall of 2019

This luxury oceanside Sidney home is one of 8 Millionaire Lottery prizes (PHOTOS)

And it comes with a 2019 Jaguar convertible 😍

New 80’s style arcade is now open in Trounce Alley

Anyone up for a pinball match? 😏

Here’s how to win a $1,080 prize pack from Think Local week (CONTEST CLOSED)

So many gift cards to be won from local businesses!
James Bay Branch

Victoria library workers vote overwhelmingly in support of strike action

Demands related to scheduling, and the employment of student workers have not been met

New Canadian Tire has opened up in North Saanich

They opened one day ahead of schedule

Housing series part 1: What the @#&* is zoning and how is it impacting...

How are near 60-year-old bylaws aiding and abetting today's housing crisis?

BC Cannabis Stores made over 21,000 sales in first week of operations

About half of those sales were made in the first 2 days

$35M Sidney Crossing commercial retail development cancelled

The 100,00 sq. ft Sidney Crossing project was first approved in 2016

Victoria-based vegan ‘butchers’ to appear on Dragons Den

The Very Good Butchers may be about to score a very good deal!

BC made more than 10,000 cannabis sales in first 2 days

Some products have already sold out

Lululemon opens second Victoria location at Uptown

This is the company's second and largest location in the region

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