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Holiday Treats, Gifts and Accommodations

‘Tis the Season of Giving and Receiving!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we are here to help you keep it that way with our annual Christmas gift guide. You’re sure to find something for everyone on your list, leaving more time for you to relax and enjoy this joyous time of year! Continue reading

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Construction and Renovation Services for Businesses

carpentryWhether you’re looking to construct or renovate a new residence or commercial space, we’ve got great local businesses for every project. Continue reading

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Buying, Selling or Renting

Find that perfect place to call home, or get the renovations complete to turn your house into your dream home. Continue reading

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Winter Tips, Tricks & Shiny Stuff

Welcome to 2016 and another exciting year here on Vancouver Island. With the holiday festivities behind us, it is time for this season’s collection of useful tips, reviews, and links of interest. Don’t let the title of this newsletter mislead you. The tips don’t relate to winter, snow, heavy rain or gloom, but hopefully they are of interest to local businesses and our clients. Continue reading

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Press Release: Victoria Hospice Launches New Celebrate A Life Website

MEDIA ALERT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 2, 2015

Victoria Hospice Launches New Celebrate A Life Website

Leave an online tribute for your loved ones

Victoria, B. C. – In celebration of the 30th annual Celebrate A Life event, Victoria Hospice is excited to launch an online platform that provides individuals and families a new and unique way to remember their loved ones during the holiday season. Beginning December 1st, visit CelebrateALifeVictoria.ca to hang a special, personalized tribute ornament on the new virtual tree. Continue reading

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Services for Business or Home

Do you realize that small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are the lifeblood of our economy?

iStock_000016273782SmallAccording to the Small Business Profile 2013: A Profile of Small Business in British Columbia (.pdf) there are about 385,900 small businesses in British Columbia, which account for 98% of all businesses, employing over a million British Columbians. This means 1/3 of all pay cheques are earned through small business. Our region, Vancouver Island and the Coast, has 69,500 small businesses ranging from single operators to 50 employees.

Every time a small business expands, every time a small business hires, every time a small business succeeds in a new market, we all win, and we all help to stabilize our communities. This is why shop local programs are so important. Continue reading

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Stay-cation 2015

Stay-cationThis summer our family decided on a ‘stay-cation’. Luckily we live in Victoria and there are a zillion things to do. Each of us added to a list of things we wanted to do.

Note to those of you that left our beautiful city or decided not to visit you didn’t miss too much – just everything! Here’s an incomplete list: Continue reading

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Spring Renovations or Moving – Home or Business

Renovating or Moving?

electrician installing light box in new homeAfter last month’s Spring Renovations for Home or Business newsletter, have you started renovating? Or have you decided to buy or build instead? These great clients can help…

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Spring Renovations for Home or Business

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With World Plumbing Day this Wednesday, we are reminded that it is the perfect time to tackle those unfinished projects, or start a new project, in your home or your office. Whatever you plan to achieve this year (even if it is calling for an emergency plumbing job!) these great clients can help…

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Health and Fitness in 2015

 

January has flown by and 2015 has kicked off with a running start. How are your New Year’s resolutions? On track, or want a hand getting back on track? Or celebrate your successes and make new goals? These great clients can help…

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Newsletter: Local Christmas Shopping List 2014

Christmas Tree with Blue and White decorationsThis is the special edition Radar Hill newsletter where we bring you our Christmas Shopping Suggestion List for shopping local this holiday season. Some of these great clients have retail storefronts in Greater Victoria or Duncan and the Cowichan region, while others are strictly online, or sell their products through retail outlets. If you want to support local companies on Vancouver Island, please consider shopping at these fine businesses. Continue reading

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Racing the Alleys of Victoria

Downtown Mischief at the 2014 Victoria Recyclistas Alleycat raceA few weeks ago on Nov 1st, Recyclistas Bike Shop hosted an Alleycat race. It was organized by Radar Hill programmer Shannon Graham and sponsored by our client, Accent Inns.

On Saturday night, the day after Halloween, 23 racers and their respective cheerleading factions met at Recyclistas to find out where the race would take them. Everyone drew a slip of paper out of an envelope to get the location of the first checkpoint, and at 7:30 on the dot, raced off on their bicycles into the night. Continue reading

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