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Victoria BC cleantech start-up OneFeather wins seed funding from SDTC

A Victoria-based Indigenous tech company is one of 17 recipients of seed funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), granted to start-ups that are pushing the...
Callum Bottrell and Megan Henwood, owners of Digable Roots.

Creative collaborations grow farming community

How do you encourage young people to enter the farming industry at a time when agricultural land is limited and costly? You create creative...
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Sailing through Uncertainty: Q+A with Online Marketing Guru Angus Ewart

When a crisis hits (like the COVID-19 pandemic), marketing budgets are usually the first to be cut. Does that really make sense if you...

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now: Staycationing

By Ian Clark CIM, CFP, Steve Bokor CFA & Shannon Gerigs of Ocean Wealth at PI Financial “Should I Stay or Should I Go Now” was the 1982...

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photo of OneFeather's Lawrence Lewis

Victoria BC cleantech start-up OneFeather wins seed funding from SDTC

A Victoria-based Indigenous tech company is one of 17 recipients of seed funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), granted to start-ups that are pushing the...

Technology

Victoria BC cleantech start-up OneFeather wins seed funding from SDTC

photo of OneFeather's Lawrence Lewis
A Victoria-based Indigenous tech company is one of 17 recipients of seed funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), granted to start-ups that are pushing the...

Sailing through Uncertainty: Q+A with Online Marketing Guru Angus Ewart

Photo of Angus Ewart, SEO/PPC Specialist, Marwick Marketing
When a crisis hits (like the COVID-19 pandemic), marketing budgets are usually the first to be cut. Does that really make sense if you...

Victoria Tech Company Gets Major Funding Boost for its Online Payment...

Fintech Start-Up Helps Businesses Embrace Digitization Canadian start-up DivDot – winner of a Douglas 10 To Watch Award for 2020 – received a major boost...

Zoom, Hangout, Team: Making the Shift from In-Person to Virtual Events

The COVID-19 government-mandated lockdown in mid-March has had a domino effect on the festivals and events industry in Victoria. First to go were events...

The Victoria business community is, like everyone across Canada, grappling with the economic and health impacts of COVID-19. Douglas is speaking to entrepreneurs and professionals who support and inspire their customers and the greater community through their work, asking for their feedback on how they’re coping with the crisis, the resources they’re using, and the advice they give all of us moving forward.

City of Victoria Launches Re-opening Toolkit for Small Business

How Victoria 3.0 Is Addressing the Local Business Economy

When the City of Victoria hosted roundtable discussions last fall, to create their ambitious Victoria 3.0 plan, COVID-19 wasn't on its - or anyone's...

Plexi-Klass Manufacturing Faces Business Increase

Before COVID, the product production at Plexi-Klass Manufacturing was “all over the board,” according to owner Vic Summerfeldt. Plexi-Klass Manufacturing specializes in custom fabrication...

During a social and economic crisis, maintaining and growing share of voice is more important than ever — but harder to accomplish when budgets are slashed and revenues drop. Victoria’s marketing and advertising experts share their advice on implementing effective consumer engagement strategies during and beyond the COVID-19 lock down.

Photo of Angus Ewart, SEO/PPC Specialist, Marwick Marketing

Sailing through Uncertainty: Q+A with Online Marketing Guru Angus Ewart

When a crisis hits (like the COVID-19 pandemic), marketing budgets are usually the first to be cut. Does that really make sense if you...

Adapt your Message, Know Your Mix and Be Online

Steve Hutchinson and Don Landels of Treehouse Media are experts in connecting brands to consumers in memorable ways through traditional and digital media advertising. They...

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