May 1, 1908: M.R. Smith & Co. Ltd has been in business for 50 years

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Moses Rowe Smith and family arrived in Victoria in 1858 from London, Ontario. His business interests included a bakery, biscuit factory, warehouse, confectionary shop, 14 delivery wagons and horses. In a special Victoria Colonist 50th anniversary edition is an article about the Smith business. The article reports on the history of the business and also notes twelve awards won locally and in London.   Find out more