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Some appliances 'rescued' for owners from ABC Electric closure

Colin Piggott appears to be one of the lucky ones. The retired Victoria resident just got his scroll saw returned from the now-closed ABC Electric after wondering if he would ever see his beloved $700 hobby tool again.

Gay friendly businesses unite in Greater Victoria

A new gay and gay-friendly business association is aiming to make its mark by representing a wide range of sectors in Greater Victoria.

Now Hiring

Brush up the résumés and check out our list of 115 employers. They need workers. For the 10th consecutive week, the Times Colonist is featuring Now Hiring, a list of local, Island and B.C. companies combing our region for employees.

House sales prices slide 8%

Capital region average is $455,143 compared to $494,204 last April

Builder gets 'ultimate compliment'

Achitectural Digest devotes 9 pages to local designer's home

Coast Capital names new CEO

Tracy Redies, a University of Victoria graduate and mother of four who led the 140-branch network of HSBC bank in Canada, has been named the new chief executive of Coast Capital Savings.
Hudson project grinds to a halt

Hudson project grinds to a halt

Developers waiting for permit to subdivide multi-phase complex

Fort Street eatery closed

The Med Grill Mosaic restaurant on Fort Street has been closed by a bailiff for non-payment of rent, according to a statement taped to its front door. B.C.

Anti-marina forces flood meeting about mega-yacht complex

Opponents say facility not a good fit for Inner Harbour

Builder to go ahead with downtown condo tower

A global recession and the resulting consumer appetite for value has stalled or slowed a number of higher-end residential developments in Greater Victoria, but it seems to be playing into the hands of at least one developer.