victoria BUSINESS NEWS

COFI: WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO ABOUT IT

This article was published in the Spring 2024 issue of the Truck Logger BC Magazine By Linda Coady BRITISH COLUMBIA - A dramatic drop in harvest levels is putting the benefits created by BC’s forest...

WORLD’S LARGEST HOCKEY STICK TO BE REMOVED

DUNCAN – The World’s Largest Hockey Stick (WLHS) has reached the end of its serviceable life. First constructed for Expo 1986 in Vancouver, then brought to the Island and affixed to the Cowichan...

NEW TOOLS HELP CREATE MORE HOUSING IN SAANICH

SAANICH – After many months of hard work, the District of Saanich has updated zoning and policy to align with the Province’s Small-Scale Multi-Unit Housing (SSMUH) legislation, successfully meeting...

MORE SUPPORTIVE HOUSING COMING TO VICTORIA

VICTORIA – More supportive housing units will be opening in Victoria with a new five-storey building at 953 Balmoral Rd. The Lily has 56 studio apartments as well as a commercial kitchen, amenity...

MOVERS & SHAKERS VICTORIA FOR JULY 2, 2024

News Impacting Southern Vancouver Island Business VICTORIA Navid Sariolghalam has joined the Inn at Laurel Point team as General Manager and Managing Director. With more than 40 years of experience...

SNUNEYMUXW FIRST NATION BUYS CASINO NANAIMO

NANAIMO – Petroglyph Development Group Ltd., a wholly owned corporation of Snuneymuxw First Nation, has purchased the downtown Casino Nanaimo from gaming and hospitality company Great Canadian...