GREATER VICTORIA BUSINESS NEWS

Sampler Program Exposes Women To Trades Options

VICTORIA – A decade ago, Camosun College created the Women In Trades Sampler program that exposes students to the variety of trades career options available. It has been very successful, offering...

H.I. Mechanical Keeps Its Employees Happy

Positive Team Dynamic Gives H.I. Mechanical The Tools It Needs To Go The Extra Mile For Customers VICTORIA - H.I. Mechanical started in 2017, founded by Corporate Directors Craig Inglis and Tristan...

Policy In The Midst Of The Pandemic: Round Two

On May 28th-29th, for the second year running delegates from chambers and boards of trade across the province stayed in their home communities and met virtually for the BC Chamber of Commerce 69th...

Up, Up And Away With These Business ‘Pivot Pilots’

GREATER VICTORIA - One of the silver linings of being CEO of The Chamber during a pandemic is having a front-row seat to innovation. The conversations I’ve had with hundreds of businesses over the...

Canadian Housing Starts Trended Slightly Higher In May

BRITISH COLUMBIA - The trend in housing starts was 280,779 units in May 2021, up slightly from 278,462 units in April 2021, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This trend...

New Homes Under Construction In Sooke

SOOKE - Construction is underway on a new affordable rental housing project that will provide 170 homes for a wide range of people with varying incomes in Sooke. Located at 2075 Drennan St. and 6418...

BC To Support Temporary Patios Going Permanent

VICTORIA - More than 2,000 temporary patios authorized to serve liquor during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply to become permanent under amended provincial liquor regulations. This includes...

Salt Spring Company Collaborates With Ottawa Airport

British Columbia’s Indro Robotics Collaborates With YOW On Pioneering Drone Detection Pilot Program SALT SPRING ISLAND  - A collaboration of technology companies is leading a pioneering drone...

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