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Westshore Women in Business: Meet Ha of Elegance Nails

And you can win a $50 gift card to her nail salon! 💅

Westshore Women in Business: Meet Tanya of Shears Hair Design (CONTEST)

And win a $50 gift card to her salon!

Westshore Women in Business: Meet Vanessa of #1 Taylor 2 Fit (CONTEST)

And win yourself a $50 card to her shop!

Westshore Women in Business: Meet Wendy of Local Reflections (CONTEST)

And win yourself a $50 gift card to her shop!

Westshore Women in Business: Meet Karen of Island Sub (CONTEST)

And win yourself a $50 gift card! 😍

Fan Tan Alley ice cream shop leaving popular downtown location

The landlord declined to renew the shop's lease.

5 houses in Greater Victoria with harrowing histories

This story contains graphic details that may not be suitable for everyone.

Marshalls set to open second location in Greater Victoria next month

The new store will occupy roughly 20,000 square feet.

Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club threatened with eviction

The club said they may have no choice but to involve Dr. Bonnie Henry

Victoria’s ‘Downtown Delivers’ program extended until end of March

The program launched in December.

Province announces 75 new affordable rental homes being constructed in Sooke

Along with 33 supportive homes.

7 must-see technology fails that we’ve probably all experienced (VIDEOS)

"Have you tried turning it off and on again?" 🤓

Grants of up to $7,500 to be made available for small and medium-sized businesses...

Time to get your business online!

Ma Millers Pub confirms it will be closing for good this Sunday

The rumours were true. :(
Very Good Butchers Burgers

Very Good Butchers to launch new flagship store in downtown Victoria

When it opens in May they will close their shop at Victoria Public Market.

Take a peek inside this James Bay dream home that could be yours (PHOTOS)

Rooftop terrace & two-car garage? Yes PLEASE! 😍

Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom in Victoria was $2,059 last month (REPORT)

As a whole, Canada's average rent was down 7.1% last year.

Victoria’s Fairmont Empress named best historic hotel in the Americas

The hotel first opened on January 20, 1908.

This Vancouver Island business is giving away $2500 to families in need this holiday...

Here's how you can nominate your favourite family!

20 must-try dishes for takeout/delivery at restaurants in Victoria

Know a lip-smacking dish at a restaurant not mentioned on this list? Let us know in the comments below!

Vancouver Island’s newest online shopping hub launches this December

Calling all local businesses!
QV Cafe Domes

Weathering the winter: Victoria restaurants adapt patios during COVID-19

"This is an important aspect of keeping downtown alive and vibrant."

Used Victoria creates new online opportunity to support local crafters this season

Make 2020 your year to buy locally handmade holiday gifts online!

Retail Council of Canada calls on B.C. to implement mandatory mask order

Dr. Henry says this order would disproportionately affect marginalized communities.

IKEA Canada is offering to buy back your old furniture this Black Friday

In an effort to be more eco-friendly.

Walmart officially announces new Victoria location at Hillside

To open in early 2022. 

New Victoria restaurant defends ‘launch party’ after complaints to police

"We were fortunate to have a successful night due to our Happy Hour special, but that's all it was."

This 70’s style cocktail bar will take over the old Copper Owl location in...

"It will be a table service lounge bar unlike anything currently on offer here in town."
Logan's Pub

Logan’s Pub announces permanent closure due to COVID-19

Logan's Pub has been operating since 1997.
Victoria Harry Potter Common Room

‘Common Room’ styled Airbnb offers a Harry Potter staycation in Victoria (PHOTOS)

You'll have to bring your own supply of pumpkin juice, though.

20 photos of this stunning Vancouver Island Lottery home you could WIN (PHOTOS)

The prize package also includes two vehicles, a boat AND an RV! 😲

274 new rental housing units proposed in downtown Victoria (PHOTO RENDERINGS)

Construction is expected to begin late 2021.

Victoria Buzz is giving away a free advertising package to one lucky local business...

Nominate a deserving business in the comment section!
Board with Friends board game cafe

A second board game cafe is opening in downtown Victoria

A local couple is rolling the dice on a new venture.

Victoria landmark Fairmont Empress hotel will be closed for 3 months next year

To modernize some of their mechanical systems and bring them out of the 1960s

The DVBA is giving away $1000 to your favourite downtown Victoria business (CONTEST)

Tag your fav in the comment section for a chance to win!

7 reasons you’ll want to join this boss babe networking group in Victoria

#1: It's like hanging out with your girlfriends - but productive 😉

8 jobs in Victoria that require no experience and pay above minimum wage

Looking for a side hustle? Look no further

Local Saanich grocery ‘The Root Cellar’ opening second location in Cook Street Village

The family-owned business first opened in 2008.

Face masks will be required at Butchart Gardens starting October 1

The National Historic Site reopened to the public back in May.

MEC ending co-op structure after US purchase announcement

A petition to “Save MEC” has garnered over 6,500 signatures.
Shipyard Concept

Seaspan Victoria Shipyards files development application for new facility in Colwood

The new facility on Allandale Road will occupy 3.95 acres

60% of restaurants across Canada could permanently close by November

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has launched a campaign to support the industry.
Autonomous Furniture

Victoria-based furniture company receives $5K grant in ‘major turning point’ from COVID-19 impacts

30 small businesses across Canada received funding from FedEx’s #SupportSmall program

Face masks are mandatory at all Walmart Canada stores starting today

This measure has been in place in the U.S. since mid-July

125 Victoria businesses are offering massive discounts starting this weekend

From arcade rentals to free donuts! 😲

Walmart Canada will make face masks mandatory for customers starting next week

This policy was first introduced in the U.S. last month

TV star Jason Priestley’s Vancouver Island Beach Resort is up for sale for $4.5...

And it’s not in the 90210 zip code... 😳

New rules announced for B.C. restaurants and bars as COVID-19 cases continue to surge

For one, patrons will be required to stay in their designated seats other than for bathroom breaks

This Victoria eatery has named a popular brunch item after BC’s top doctor

For every ‘Dr. Bonnie Benny’ ordered, $3 will be donated to the B.C. Children’s Hospital.