When You Need to Push Your Own Limits

I drive a bare-bones 2010 Toyota Corolla, so you’d think I’d have leapt at the chance to get behind the wheel of the new...

Shadow Over Tofino: The Fight to Protect Catface Mountain From Open-Pit Mining

Imperial Metals, which also has another mining claim in Clayoquot Sound, known as Fandora, caused a local stir this spring in a CBC report...

Road to Recovery: How Business is Rebounding from the Pandemic

When communities began to feel the impact of COVID-19, Douglas magazine partnered with CHEK News to explore the issues, the challenges and the opportunities...

How the Tofino Towel Co. Found Success in a Roundabout Way

Devin Sorenson knew he couldn’t let a good thing go. Back in 2008, while Sorenson was enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and Entrepreneurial...

SOUP Cowork: Where Business Happens.

Sid Gupta, Manager of Sustainable Opportunity Uniting People (SOUP) says, "S.O.U.P is a collaboratively rich space with a casual vibe that is open to...
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A Closer Look at B.C. Forestry and Tall Tree Tourism

A few determined rays of sunlight pierced to the forest floor, illuminating electric green moss in pools of light. Branches, filigreed with lichen, arced...
Forests Forever exhibit at BC Forestry Museum

Forests Forever exhibit explains modern B.C. forestry

There’s no doubt that the forest industry is a big deal in the province, supporting approximately 140,000 jobs and generating about $4 billion in...

There’s a Unique Maple Syrup Coming Out of the Alberni Valley

When the Hupacasath First Nation originally developed their economic development plan, the idea was to add fishing stations at the Kleekhoot reserve in the...

Vancouver Island Gets in the Zone

Small- and medium-sized enterprises from Port Hardy to Victoria will benefit from new jobs and business opportunities, thanks to Vancouver Island's official designation as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), championed...

Bluebird Pads Wins Big at LIFT’s PitchFest2

A sell-out crowd of 140 entrepreneurs packed The Prime Chophouse September 28. They were there as part of the second annual PitchFest and #WeAreYQQ...