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For B.C.’s bars, two hours won’t break the bank

Bars should listen to Bonnie Henry’s advice On Sept. 8, Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, issued a new COVID-related restriction on B.C.’s nightlife. Venues are no longer allowed to…

Victoria City Council announces Open Air Recovery Plan

Public spaces to be transformed into patios and retail space On May 19, B.C. officially entered into Phase 2 of the province’s Restart Plan. This means that businesses in the…

Gustavson student disappointed with school’s unwillingness to entertain conservative ideas

A student in UVic’s business school says the program’s progressive slant means his conservative ideas are either disregarded or ignored. Will Goldbeck, a fourth-year student at UVic’s Gustavson School of…

Consortium for Indigenous economic development founded at UVic

The faculties of Business and Law at UVic have formed a new consortium aiming to promote economic development in Indigenous communities. The new consortium is a reboot of the former…

Success in a bottle

Though it only takes a day to make a week’s worth of Mylkmaid almond milk, it took five years before Kiley McLean finally rented a kitchen and started to grind.

Waffles feed Superkids

On the evening of Sunday, Feb. 23, West Coast Waffles resounds with the clatter of plates, upbeat music, and children’s laughter. The atmosphere is energetic, hectic yet contented, and the…

I tried the Flappy Bird replacements so you don’t have to

I usually do my best to avoid viral game trends. I haven’t grown a Farmville; I’ve never drawn something with friends; and I’ve never played Candy Crush Saga, because I’ve…

A toast to the Urban Dirty

Urban Dirty: A glass of Hoyne’s Dark Matter with a drop shot of bourbon (because it rhymes with urban). In the UVic Urban Development Club, it’s said that if you…

Will to game: Check yourself, before you wreck your game shelf

Demos are always a welcome, crucial step in researching a purchase. They can also be fun games in themselves, whether you’re a fan hungry for a taste of an upcoming…