Climate change and sustainability are important issues, but it's not always clear how we can help. One simple step is to consider the environmental impact of our purchases. We've compiled a list of sustainability-focused stores in downtown Victoria to help…
November 16 - 20, 2020 marked Rising Economy Week, an event co-hosted by the South Island Prosperity Partnership and Pacific NorthWest Economic Region. With the climate crisis and the pandemic still so prevalent and important, they offered a panel called…
The Food Eco District has initiated monthly features to promote food and sustainability. For March, the feature restaurant is Zambri's. Read on to find out the featured food...
Happy New Year! It’s time for an overview of 2019’s downtown business highs and lows, and thoughts on this new year and new decade with our Executive Director, Jeff Bray.
On July 24, Jeff Bray and the DVBA team attended a City of Victoria workshop to discuss how businesses can reduce single-use plastics.
Mabel Marin, Marketing and Communications Coordinator of Women in Need, shares her experience working with an organization dedicated to empowering women.
Holly Dumbarton, Project Manager of the Food Eco District, tells us all about FED, urban agriculture, and what’s on her plate.
Becca was invited on the Bike n Bites City Tour and it was a BLAST! If you have family visiting this summer, or you are curious about sustainability, food, history, or simply enjoy being outside, you must take this tour.
Wonderful insight from an amazing downtown businesswoman. Sara Patterson is the owner of Migration Boutique, and what a unique boutique it is!
Allow us to introduce you to the wonderful Trish Tacoma, owner of Smoking Lily. Trish is a downtown businesswoman who shared with us some sound advice on starting your business.