Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce
Today, with a membership of more than 1,500 members, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce is the second largest of the 131 chambers in the Province of BC. Our membership reflects the diversity of the business community. We represent the interests of small, medium and large businesses across all sectors as well as members from the not-for-profit sector. Reflective of the character of businesses in Greater Victoria, approximately 60% of our membership is from organizations with 5 employees or less and the majority of the remainder has less than 50 employees.
The Greater Victoria Economic Development Commission, otherwise known as Business Victoria, exists to assist in the growth of employment and skills development, particularly in the private sector of the Greater Victoria Region. Through research, publicity and the focusing of community resources, the Commission's daily actions in the community fulfill a strategy, which is designed to achieve additional, permanent, quality employment and ongoing skills development.
B.C. Land & Insurance Co.
B.C. Land & Insurance is the oldest and one of the most prestigious insurance brokerage firms on Vancouver Island, having served the people and industry of BC for more than 140 years.
Budget Rent A Car
Budget Rent a Car operates Victoria's largest rental fleet, and as such, we are able to meet virtually any vehicle requirement you might have. We will provide you with the newest and most upgraded fleet of cars, from Economy vehicles to Full-Sized Sedans, Luxury cars and Convertibles, when in season.
Datatech Business Centre
Provides office rental in a virtual office environment and commercial space for rent. The DataTech Building is conveniently situated at the corner of McKenzie Ave. and Borden St., the geographic centre of the Greater Victoria trading area.
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Island Blue, Art Supply Centre
The success of Island Blue rests on the principles of providing superior service and quality products supported by our excellent team of knowledgeable staff members, management and vendor suppliers of quality products and service.
Megson FitzPatrick, Insurance Brokers
The Megson FitzPatrick Group of licensed Insurance professionals is committed to providing our customers with efficient, reliable, high quality service. Our expert staff continue to take professional development and technological advancement courses.
Moloney Painting Services
You can get your next painting project off the ground by calling Paul Moloney for a No-Obligation estimate or just some friendly advice.
Nickel Bros. House Moving Ltd.
Dedicated to saving houses slated for demolition and have an extensive inventory of buildings for sale.
Satin Moon Quilt Shop
Step inside Satin Moon and discover a heavenly selection of fabric and quilts. We have an enticing collection of gorgeous cotton fabrics and all the " must haves" for quilters.
A solid, dependable Web site design and service company at an affordable price
Sneakers has been building quality computer systems and giving you award winning service for over 7 years.
Sports Rent is Victoria's complete sports equipment rental center offering a diverse selection of high quality sporting goods for rent by the day, week or longer.
Thrifty Foods Online
Our personal shoppers select only the best items and deliver them straight to your door. It's the ultimate in convenience! And, just like shopping at any Thrifty Foods location, if you're not completely satisfied with your purchase, we'll give you your money back.
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Victoria Conference Centre
The VCC provides just the right space for meetings of many sizes - small enough to be intimate, but able to handle conferences as large as 2,500 delegates. We have 40,000 square feet of meeting space, 16 multi-purpose meeting rooms, a large exhibit hall, and a 400-seat lecture theatre. You'll be struck by our comfort, bright, airy spaces, welcoming atmosphere, and technological capabilities.
West Shore Chamber of Commerce
The West Shore consists of five communities: Langford, Colwood, the Highlands, Metchosin and View Royal; each with a unique and distinct character. Langford is filled with big box stores, specialty shopping & restaurants and is one of the fastest growing communities in the Greater Victoria area. It is home to the West Shore Chamber building and Visitor Info Centre housed in Veterans' Park.
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In Canada, providing statistics is a federal responsibility. As Canada's central statistical agency, Statistics Canada is legislated to serve this function for the whole of Canada and each of the provinces.
Business Development Bank of Canada
BDC provides small and medium-sized businesses with flexible financing, affordable consulting services and venture capital. BDC supports the needs of entrepreneurs at every stage of growth.
The Canada Business Network (CBN) provides existing and potential business entrepreneurs and Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) with information on all the government programs and services for which you are entitled and the regulations and obligations that apply to your business.
Canada Post is a leader in providing
innovative physical and electronic delivery solutions, creating value for their customers.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization that brings all types of Canadian business together to act a powerful, single voice. It speaks for all business - from the smallest to the largest company - in every sector and in every corner of the country.
Canadian Federation of Independent Business
CFIB has been a big voice for small business for 35 years with over 105,000+ members nationwide in every sector. Taking our direction from CFIB Members, through regular surveys, we lobby for small- and medium-sized businesses at the federal, provincial and local levels of government.
Canadian Technology Network
CTN's regional structure gives businesses world-wide expertise right in their home areas. The local advisor is in tune with local needs, but at the same time can access expertise and resources for you from across Canada and throughout the world, through the CTN Network.
Canadian Youth Business Foundation
Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF), a national charity providing start-up mentoring, financing and business resources for young Canadians, age 18-34, to create their own successful businesses.
Canada was the first country outside of the United States to be served by FedEx Express services. Those early express flights connected Canada's provinces and territories to the U.S. Today, FedEx has made it possible for Canadian customers to access goods, services and information anywhere in the world.
Checklist for Small Business
CCRA answers your questions about starting and/or operating a small business.
The Department's mission is to foster a growing, competitive, knowledge-based Canadian economy. The Department works with Canadians throughout the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, improve Canada's innovation performance, increase Canada's share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.
As Canada's largest courier company, Purolator delivers innovative products and superior service on which you can depend. With more couriers, more vehicles, and more planes in more places than any other courier in Canada, Purolator provides solutions that are right for you - whenever and whatever you need to ship.
Small Business Tax Information
All the information you need to know about business tax from the Canadian Revenue Agency.
As the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services, UPS continues to develop the frontiers of logistics, supply chain management, and e-Commerce.