A New and Natural Line of Adventure Gear

Sometimes finding a solution to a challenge requires looking back in order to move forward. That’s exactly what Paul Long of ANIÁN did to...

Interactive Live Dives: Skyping With the Ocean

The business adage, “If you swim with the sharks, you might get eaten,” has never dulled the passion of Maeva Gauthier and Mike Irvine,...

Club Kwench Is Victoria’s Newest Co-Working Space

Co-working — the act of independent professionals sharing workspaces — has become more than a trend. In fact, it may simply become the way...

Empire Donuts Elevates the Humble Treat (and Attracts Donut Tourists From Across North America)

They’re trendy, photogenic and a favourite foodie find on social media feeds, but that’s not why Melanie Laverick started making donuts. She launched Empire...

Caring for Comics in Victoria

You can’t expect comic books involving Kraven the Hunter and Doctor Doom to be read with kid gloves. They tend to get dog-eared, food...
Urban Meditation Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

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...
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...

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...

Phillips Brewery’s New Tasting Room On Government Street Now Open

One of B.C.’s largest and most popular craft breweries now has its own tasting room, with 16 taps, its own sodas and tonics, and...

Island Business Invents Greener Way to Freshen Air

When a client of interior designer and home contractor Christopher Tio wanted to build a bamboo fence, Tio waded deep into bamboo research. What...