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Opinion: The Pandemic is Accelerating our Region’s Inequality — but...

There’s been much discussion over the past decades about income inequality and how much it matters. Canada, as the story goes, has a fairly...
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Data Drives Solutions for an Equitable, Inclusive Workplace

Regular readers of Douglas magazine know Ruth Mojeed as a guest columnist. For those who have not yet had the privilege of reading her...
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...
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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...

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Technology

CuGrip Copper Created by Island Entrepreneur

Named after the element, Cu (pronounced Q) Grip is a naturally antimicrobial copper wrap that provides cover for high-touch surfaces. Studies have found that the...

Q & A with Marine Innovator Julie Angus of Open Ocean...

In 2005, Julie Angus and her then-boyfriend Colin Angus — now husband and cofounder of Open Ocean Robotics — were ready for a change....

Calculated Consumption: new service brings insights to the Cannabis sector

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British Columbia is the wild west of cannabis production, but the sector hasn’t lived up to its great expectations. A partnership between the American...

The Upside: A Clever Pivot by CHEK News

On March 17, Ed Bain and Jeff King got a call from their news director at CHEK, Scott Fee, telling them to meet a...

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.

Emilie de Rosenroll

SIPP CEO says Business Recovery at Forefront of Rising Economy Week

The brightest minds in Victoria, Canada and the U.S. come together November 16 – 20 for a comprehensive event focused on resilience and success...
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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...

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.

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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...
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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...

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