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Students at Royal Roads, UVic and Camosun will benefit from the Victoria Chamber's 1863 Impact Awards.

Victoria Chamber announces 1863 Impact Award

The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce has launched the 1863 Impact Award in celebration of its 160th anniversary. The award, says the Chamber, will help...
The Colourful Business Expo celebrates racialized, Indigenous and new immigrant SMEs Nov 26 at the Victoria Conference Centre.

Colourful Business 2022 celebrates racialized, Indigenous and new immigrant SMEs

The Kulea Culture Society, Songhees Development Corp., BC Black History Awareness Society, REP Here In Canada (Here Magazine) and the City of Victoria have...

10 to Watch

10 to Watch Eve and Simon of MeepMeep

10 to Watch Winner 2022 – MeepMeep

10 to Watch Winner 2022 - MeepMeep - Douglas Magazine Sector: Hardware Product, Software Development Year Launched: 2020 Founders: (left to right) Eve Olynyk and Simon Park Unique...
10 to Watch the team behind Justo's Plant-based Dips

10 to Watch Winner 2022 – Justo’s Plant-Based Dips

10 to Watch Winner 2022 - Justo's Plant-Based Dips - Douglas Magazine Sector: Food, Retail, Consumer Goods Year Launched: 2019 Founders: (left to right) Tyler Hosie, Justin...


Douglas Roundtable

Douglas roundtable: Port Alberni's Innovation Economyvideo

Douglas Roundtable: Port Alberni’s Innovation Economy

Port Alberni is experiencing a boom, thanks to the right leadership, revitalized economic partnerships and an increased interest in the city. This Douglas roundtable...

Douglas Roundtable: The Business of Going Green

Becoming a green business means taking concrete action, but what’s the right strategy to maintain profitability while moving towards a carbon neutral future? This...


ICA Anti Racism at Work campaign posters

Anti-Racism At Work Is Everyone’s Job

‘Anti-Racism at Work is Everyone’s Job’ is the theme of the latest media campaign by the Greater Victoria Local Immigration Partnership (GVLIP). The aim...


Mapping the Future for our Cities

Mapping the future of our cities - Douglas Oct/Nov 2022
Alex Miller, president of Esri Canada, describes the company’s mission as “digitizing the geography of the world.” That’s a big picture summary of what...

Automate Your Retail Success

Automate your retail success - Douglas Oct/Nov 2022
Before you know it, the holidays will be upon us and the busy shopping season will be in full swing. If the last few years...

Taking cybersecurity seriously: How data breaches are costing you and your...

Cybersecurity - Oct/Nov 2022
Cyber attacks are costing businesses — and their customers — big time. In a recently released study, IBM surveyed 550 companies and found that...

UVic opens BioInnovation Hub to promote BC’s life sciences sector

UVic's new BioInnovation Hub
The University of Victoria has opened the BioInnovation Hub in Saanich Plaza, in partnership with Vancouver Island Life Sciences. It’s described as a collaborative workspace “where...


Creating Content - Douglas Oct/Nov 2022

Creating Content: Five steps for an intentional online content strategy

Blogging, newsletters, social media. All are effective means of marketing a business but are easily overwhelming without a content strategy in place. In fact,...
Financing your early stage venture - Douglas Oct/Nov 2022

Financing Your Early Stage Venture

When we think about investment, we often think of public equity markets and the many, many faceless investors buying and selling shares in public...
Connecting in a hybrid world - Douglas Oct/Nov 2022

Connecting in a Hybrid World

What initially had employers shaking their heads at the beginning of COVID — wondering how on earth remote work was going to be possible...

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