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Interior of Rainhouse Manufacturing plant in Victoria BC.

Strength to strength: the businesses turning challenge into opportunity during a...

Uncertain times call for certain measures — calculated decisions that take into account evolving circumstances and what those mean together with a company’s mission....
Melodie Reynolds inside the Elate Cosmetics packing facility

Where are they now? Catching up with Douglas 10 to Watch...

If there is one similarity between the founders of Elate Cosmetics, First Light Technologies and Certn, it's their fervour. In less than a decade,...
Luke Biles, partner, MNP

Q&A with MNP’s Luke Biles

A new partner in MNP’s Victoria office, Luke Biles is an entrepreneurial accountant who brings hands-on experience working with a successful start up. He...
Humaira Ahmed, Locelle

Celebrating Vancouver Island’s Best New Businesses in 2021

Douglas magazine is proud to feature the 2021 10 to Watch winners, who represent the very best of Vancouver Island’s new businesses. From identifying faulty...

Leadership

Carol Anne Hilton

Indigenous economy by design

Indigenomics is constructive, generative Indigenous economic design. It is a word that serves to bring into our awareness the rise of Indigenous economic empowerment...

Douglas Roundtable

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Douglas roundtable: The Business of Inclusion

Douglas magazine partnered with the Greater Victoria Local Immigration Partnership and the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria to host a discussion about the benefits...
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Douglas roundtable: Embracing the Growth Mindset

The pandemic’s impact challenged business to evolve, and fast, pushing innovative approaches and driving new ways of thinking and engaging with consumers. In Embracing...

Technology

Charting the Course: Victoria company helps developers create user-friendly software

Ceara Crawshaw of Pencil & Paper
Victoria’s tech sector boasts a pipeline of talented developers whose intricate algorithms reach individuals around the globe, in digital interactions of every shape and...

Solaires Enterprises is reimagining renewables

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Despite the growing demand for renewables, solar contributes to only two per cent of global energy consumption. Vancouver Island company Solaires wants to change...

The Douglas Top 5: Apps for Work

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We’d be lost without our apps. From saving us time transcribing interviews to organizing all our tasks and deadlines, the team at Douglas rely...

BC government invests big in post-secondary innovation

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In August the provincial government announced nearly $25 million in funding for post-secondary research. The investment comes from the BC Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF)...

Advice

Interior of Rainhouse Manufacturing plant in Victoria BC.

Strength to strength: the businesses turning challenge into opportunity during a pandemic

Uncertain times call for certain measures — calculated decisions that take into account evolving circumstances and what those mean together with a company’s mission....
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6 Clever and Cost-effective Ways to Promote your Brand Now

We live in a day and age of sticker marketing. Whether it is on the back of your car or on your laptop, stickers...

Where do hydrogen cells fit in?

Mention zero-emission vehicles, and battery-powered cars spring to mind, but hydrogen-fuel-cell (HFC) vehicles are an underrated player in the green transportation game. For consumers...

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