victoria BUSINESS NEWS

GROWING YOUR BUSINESS IN A UNCERTAIN ECONOMY

BRITISH COLUMBIA - When the economy starts heading south and becomes more uncertain, most companies fell into one of two categories characterized by their reactions to and strategies for dealing...

GOING GREEN CAN SAVE GREEN FOR BUILDING OWNERS

BRITISH COLUMBIA - In the energy sector, green is clean. The provincial and federal government believe so, and are pushing British Columbians to take advantage of various initiatives aimed towards...

VRBA: GREATER VICTORIA HOUSING STARTS STILL UP 5%

VICTORIA - Greater Victoria’s year-to-date housing starts are still up 5% according to CMHC. While, housing starts increased from 150 in May to 334 in June, the June 2024 number is less than June...

CANFOR ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

BRITISH COLUMBIA - John Baird, Chairman of the Canfor Corporation Board of Directors, announced that Don Kayne, President and Chief Executive Officer, plans to retire at the end of the year. Mr....

MOVERS & SHAKERS VICTORIA FOR JULY 23, 2024

News Impacting Southern Vancouver Island Business     VICTORIA Dr. Tom Hoos is joining the Colwood Dental Group.  Cale Reining, a former employee of Vancouver Island Brewing, is starting a...

WESTECK WINDOWS AND DOORS ACQUIRED

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Westeck Windows and Doors has been acquired by the All Weather Group (AWG), a privately owned and operated window, door and glass manufacturer located in Alberta. Westeck Windows...

CRD DEVELOPING A RURAL HOUSING PROGRAM PILOT PROJECT

VICTORIA - The Capital Regional District (CRD) is designing a Rural Housing Program through the development of a Pilot Project that will take place on the Southern Gulf Islands (SGI) and Salt Spring...

BELLEVILLE TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION PROGRESSES

VICTORIA - Phase 1 has begun at Belleville Terminal with the construction of the temporary terminal and wharf upgrades. Locals and visitors can expect activity throughout the summer. The temporary...

BCREA: SALES DOWN IN MAY

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Canadian retail sales fell 0.8 per cent to $66.1 billion in May. Excluding volatile items, sales were down 1.4 per cent on a month-over-month basis. In volume terms, adjusted for...