Small Business Month2022-09-30T17:01:59+00:00

October is Small Business Month!

Did you know…

  • 54% of British Columbians work for small, locally-owned businesses?

  • Small, locally-owned businesses recirculate up to 60% of revenue into the local economy, compared to 14% for multinationals?

  • B.C.’s small business sector generates approximately 34 per cent of the provincial GDP?

When you support small, local businesses, you support your community!

Meet the People Behind Downtown’s Small Businesses

This summer, our wonderful co-op student, Zoe, interviewed downtown business owners about their businesses, experiences downtown, and challenges. Meet the people working hard behind the scenes to keep downtown Victoria a vibrant, welcoming place for our community. Learn more about these owners and their businesses by reading their dedicated blog posts (each approx. 3 min read)…
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