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A Sip of History: Royal Roads University Unearths 1900s Era Beer,...

Four fully intact beer bottles, embossed with “Victoria Brewing Co.” and “Silver Springs Brewery” and estimated to be more than 100 years old, were...

Key Questions for the 2020 VIEA Economic Summit

Is there a theme to the 2020 VIEA Economic Summit? The theme of the 2020 VIEA Economic Summit is the same as past years –...
InDro Robotics CEO Philip Reece (left), together with an InDro pilot and technician, prep a drone flight to Penelakut Island.

True North, True Potential

InDro Robotics is the leading Canadian expert in the innovative field of drone technology. Founded on Salt Spring Island, B.C., in 2014, InDro Robotics...
Alex Mouret

Court of Appeal Decision Demonstrates Importance of Documenting Intention in Estate Planning

In planning your estate, it is essential that you make your intentions clear. A lack of clarity in a will can give rise to...

Leadership

Bereishit Dance Company – Balance & Imbalance. Photo Credit: Niki Nath

In the Eye of the Storm: Dance Victoria Prepares to Pull...

The phrase that’s become eponymous with Dr. Bonnie Henry may not have become famous at the time, but it was certainly ringing in Stephen...

Technology

VIATEC Offers Digital Mentorship and Support for Business through DER3 Program

DER3
As the economic effects of a pandemic continue impacting small business, the B.C. government and local tech communities are stepping up to help them...

True North, True Potential

InDro Robotics CEO Philip Reece (left), together with an InDro pilot and technician, prep a drone flight to Penelakut Island.
InDro Robotics is the leading Canadian expert in the innovative field of drone technology. Founded on Salt Spring Island, B.C., in 2014, InDro Robotics...

Origen Air Uses Plant Technology to Purify the Air

With the smoky start to fall, it seems the perfect time for Origen Air to be working on its full-scale, smart, living air purification...

How Project Zero Creates a Circular Economy

Project Zero, an incubator run by the Synergy Foundation and supported by Vancity, is an eight-month program for Vancouver Island entrepreneurs who are turning...

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.

DER3

VIATEC Offers Digital Mentorship and Support for Business through DER3 Program

As the economic effects of a pandemic continue impacting small business, the B.C. government and local tech communities are stepping up to help them...
Bereishit Dance Company – Balance & Imbalance. Photo Credit: Niki Nath

In the Eye of the Storm: Dance Victoria Prepares to Pull off its first...

The phrase that’s become eponymous with Dr. Bonnie Henry may not have become famous at the time, but it was certainly ringing in Stephen...

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.

Chef Castro Boateng

Taste of Langford spotlights eateries in business booster campaign

If you haven’t been out for dinner in the West Shore lately, here’s a great incentive. The City of Langford has launched the latest...
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...

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