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CRAFT Beer Market patio in its downtown Victoria location.

An old favorite gets a makeover and a new name when...

The former home of Canoe is now the newest home of the CRAFT Beer Market restaurant chain. The iconic inner harbour restaurant venue, located in...
Emilie de Rosenroll, CEO of the South Island Prosperity Partnership. Photo by Jeffrey Bosdet.

South Island CEO Emilie de Rosenroll named a 2022 RBC Canadian...

The finalists for the 2022 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards have been announced, with South Island Prosperity Partnership CEO Emilie de Rosenroll shortlisted for...

10 to Watch

10 to Watch Eve and Simon of MeepMeep

10 to Watch Winner 2022 – MeepMeep

10 to Watch Winner 2022 - MeepMeep - Douglas Magazine Sector: Hardware Product, Software Development Year Launched: 2020 Founders: (left to right) Eve Olynyk and Simon Park Unique...
10 to Watch the team behind Justo's Plant-based Dips

10 to Watch Winner 2022 – Justo’s Plant-Based Dips

10 to Watch Winner 2022 - Justo's Plant-Based Dips - Douglas Magazine Sector: Food, Retail, Consumer Goods Year Launched: 2019 Founders: (left to right) Tyler Hosie, Justin...

Leadership

Cathy Armstrong, 
executive director, The Land Conservancy of British Columbia

TLC’s Executive Director Cathy Armstrong is making a difference, one property...

It’s fortunate that Cathy Armstrong has a well-stocked toolbox. When she took on the role of executive director of The Land Conservancy of British...

Douglas Roundtable

Douglas roundtable: Port Alberni's Innovation Economyvideo

Douglas Roundtable: Port Alberni’s Innovation Economy

Port Alberni is experiencing a boom, thanks to the right leadership, revitalized economic partnerships and an increased interest in the city. This Douglas roundtable...
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Douglas Roundtable: The Business of Going Green

Becoming a green business means taking concrete action, but what’s the right strategy to maintain profitability while moving towards a carbon neutral future? This...

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ICA Anti Racism at Work campaign posters

Anti-Racism At Work Is Everyone’s Job

‘Anti-Racism at Work is Everyone’s Job’ is the theme of the latest media campaign by the Greater Victoria Local Immigration Partnership (GVLIP). The aim...

Technology

UVic opens BioInnovation Hub to promote BC’s life sciences sector

UVic's new BioInnovation Hub
The University of Victoria has opened the BioInnovation Hub in Saanich Plaza, in partnership with Vancouver Island Life Sciences. It’s described as a collaborative workspace “where...

Revolutionizing B.C.’s Construction Industry

Revolutionizing B.C.'s Construction Industry - Douglas Aug/Sept 2022
We’re living in a complex time of competing crises, where far more housing is needed as rapidly as possible, but building and construction are...

Waves of Data

A fierce storm whipped the chilly waters into peaks off Ucluelet in November 2020, tossing a buoy carrying a small black sensor across the...

Behind-the-Scenes Superstars

Behind the scenes superstars
On December 8, 2012, Amelia Artists Managers Nick Blasko and Piers Henwood fielded a call from twin artists Tegan and Sara. They were feuding...

Advice

4 elements of good design - Douglas Aug/Sept 2022

Four Key Elements of Good Design

It’s no secret (or is it?) that informed and well-planned design can have a direct and positive effect on your business’s bottom line. Before we...
Inflation, Stagflation, or Normalization - Douglas Aug/Sept 2022

Inflation, Stagflation, or Normalization

The Canadian Consumer Price Index — a commonly used measure of Canadian inflation — continues to climb, reaching 8.1 per cent in June. This...
Accent Inns’ response to COVID-19 was to turn the hotels into havens for front line workers. The positive move also helped build team culture.

Dancing in the Dark – planning for a future you can’t predict

How do we know what to do next when we don’t know what’s next?  That might sound like a question emerging only from a landscape...

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