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Here: Urban Meditation Brings Calmness to Downtown Victoria

Here: Urban Meditation’s central location at 1515 Douglas is bringing a sense of calmness and community to the downtown core. “We’re all so busy sitting...

Amanda Wilson and Bruce Williams Form Spark Strategic Group

Two well-known media and communications professionals have teamed up to launch a new Victoria-based communications company. Media sales professional Amanda Wilson, and TV and...

Victoria Entrepreneur creates PetVibe: The App for Everything Pets

CHALLENGE From dog-walking services to cat clinics to pet spas, the amount of information and services related to pets has rocketed in the last decade....

10 New Things For Victoria (and Around Vancouver Island) You Can Expect in 2018

The New Johnson Street Bridge Will (Finally, Maybe) Be Here They’re saying construction on the new, long-awaited Johnson Street Bridge will be complete by the...

Business Idea: A Mobile Dental Hygiene Service

Challenge  For many people, making time to get their teeth cleaned regularly is a logistics challenge, especially for those with big families. And then...

The Vision for Victoria’s Fort Common

From the sleek, modern patio of The Livet restaurant, there’s a perfect view of the elegant facade of Victoria’s historic Royal Theatre. One floor...

A New Business Concept Now Open On Pandora Avenue

With bicycle traffic into the downtown increasing dramatically after the opening of the new Johnson Street Bridge — and an expanding network of protected...

The Silicon Valley Adventure of Sendwithus

At Spacestation, Fort Street’s purpose-built, shared workspace, a company called Sendwithus is moving at rocket speed to realize their very big idea. With founders...

Syrian Refugees Launch Successful Food Business in Victoria

“Canadians love lentils,” Ibrahim Hajibrahim says with a laugh when asked which of Saraya Hot Bread’s six Syrian food products is the most popular. Hajibrahim...
10 to Watch Awards 2020

10 to Watch Awards 2020 Celebrate the Island’s Best New Businesses

Douglas magazine's 10 to Watch Award winners for 2020 are looking to change the world. Their bold visions include slowing down climate change, helping...