As Victoria continues to reopen with new safety measures in place, more small businesses are welcoming people back to their shops and services. Read about updates to transit, fun activities to do downtown, and how the City is planning on making more space for patios and pedestrians.
After the Victoria Day long weekend, more of Downtown Victoria's businesses, facilities, and services will begin to safely reopen to customers, patients, and clients.
Mother's Day will be a little different this year thanks to COVID-19, but these local small businesses can help you send the moms in your life some extra love this week to show them you care. Support local shops and make mom smile this Sunday.
Organize a surprise date night for your sweetie, plan a whole day of quality time with the family, or spend some solo time reconnecting with your inner self with the help of some of these local small businesses.
Lorna Ketler of Bodacious Clothing in downtown Victoria shares her experiences as a business owner for over 20 years, talking about her motivation, passion, and advice for other business owners as part of our series for International Women's Day and Women's History Month 2020.
Evelyn Andrews-Greene is the sole owner of Andrews-Greene CPA in downtown Victoria, running the business for over thirty years. Find out why she chose downtown, what #EachforEqual means to her, and what words of wisdom she has for other fellow entrepreneurs.
Shawn McKean of Broad St. Cycles is a fourth-generation Downtown Victoria business owner. In honour of #IWD2020, she highlights why equality for all and the relationships between people in this complex world are important aspects of a successful business.
When that afternoon sugar craving hits we all have our go-to's! Here's your guide to some of downtown Victoria's favourite bakeries.
Downtown Victoria is full of unexpected and sometimes unconventional restaurants and bars that offer fantastic happy hour food and drink specials. Where to start? How about somewhere new?