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VIEA Economic Summit at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre

VIEA’S 2021 Economic Summit a hybrid of in-person, online

Every Fall hundreds of emerging and established business leaders converge on the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in Nanaimo for the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance’s...

Formwell Homes are creating room to grow

The much-discussed “missing middle” refers to multi-family housing, like townhomes and duplexes, that has decreased in popularity in much of North America. In response...
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

Formwell Homes are creating room to grow

The much-discussed “missing middle” refers to multi-family housing, like townhomes and duplexes, that has decreased in popularity in much of North America. In response...

Douglas Roundtable

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Douglas roundtable event: 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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Roundtable event: 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

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)...

Make it quick: Camosun Innovates solves a problem, helps pandemic innoculation...

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When the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) called Camosun Innovates, they were looking for help with a problem, and knew they were contacting...

Advice

Florentien Verhage

Confronting racism: ICA’s latest report contains valuable, actionable lessons

Florentien Verhage led the research team behind  Racism in Greater Victoria: A Community Report. The research was supported by the Inter-Cultural Association (ICA) and...
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What does it mean to build an authentic brand, and how do you maintain...

Marketing will play a significant role in recovery for many companies and should be a key area of focus for strategic planning. With the...

The future of digital marketing – leveraging lessons learned for effective strategies

As we all look forward to a return to normal this Fall, there will be many changes for businesses. Particularly how to meet customers...

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