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Top 10 Stocking Stuffers For The Weekend Warrior

We all want to experience the joy of giving a gift no one was expecting on Christmas. What is even better is when the person getting the gift could truly use it. Then, not only are you the hero who is great at surprises but you show you know your friends/family well. So, let us … Continued

Holiday reminder from VicPD

The holiday season is quickly approaching, so it is a good time to be reminded of the common things we at the Victoria Police Department see at this time of the year.   When shopping in and around the downtown area, it is important to remember not to leave valuables in your vehicles. Theft from … Continued

The Good Planet Company

The Good Planet Company has been a part of the Downtown Victoria small business community for almost 15 years now, and in that time they have worked hard to not only become a part of the community but a resource for customers and other small businesses. Staffed by enthusiastic people, all on different parts of … Continued

Orca Spirit Adventures – Lives, Breathes and Thrives on Respecting the Environment

Orca Spirit Adventures founder John Douglas was instrumental in building the whale watching industry in the region, launching the first covered vessel operation in Victoria, BC almost 30 years ago, and helping to create the original responsible whale watching guidelines designed to prevent whale harassment and injury. With more boats, capacity, and departure options than … Continued

Transportation Mode-shift Eco-Star Award

Cities are changing. The most successful cities globally according to the experts, data, and the people living in them are human-scale, sustainable cities that put people first. A key part of putting people first is to plan and implement transportation solutions in cities that focus on moving people quickly, affordably and efficiently. This is good … Continued

Reduce. Reuse. Rethink. Refill.

West Coast Refill came about from a desire to be more than just “a drop in the bucket.” We wanted to have a greater impact on environmental issues by making it easier for those around us to reduce their consumption of single-use plastics. At home, we live very “green.”  My husband, Chris, and I grow … Continued

Stein & Dine

Living in BC offers craft beer fans an impressive selection of brews to choose from at any given time of the year, but have you ever wished you could take your love of ale one step further? Hasn’t every beer lover always wanted to travel to the Fatherland, don some lederhosen, and join in the … Continued