LIFT Aims to Elevate Mid-Island Entrepreneurs

Growing up in the Comox Valley, Hans Peter Meyer noticed a trend. While many locals recognized the Valley as a desirable place to live,...

1800-Acre Vancouver Island Mega-Project Rises From the Ashes

Lone Tree Properties Ltd., a subsidiary of Storm Mountain Development Corporation, announced today the launch of the first phase of The Foothills in Lantzville...

Cowichan Milk Company is a Pint-Sized Revolution

Remember the milkman? Cowichan Milk Company is looking to the future by looking to the past: home delivery of milk in old-fashioned glass bottles. “We...

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...
Callum Bottrell and Megan Henwood, owners of Digable Roots.

Creative collaborations grow farming community

How do you encourage young people to enter the farming industry at a time when agricultural land is limited and costly? You create creative...

Campbell River Goes Big with Its Own Broadband Network

To help its business community compete globally in the digital economy, Campbell River has launched CR Advantage, its new municipal broadband fibre optic network....
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...
Curved Shelving from Natural Pod is ideal for educational and work spaces.

Natural Pod’s Furniture Creates Better Learning Spaces

She wanted to be a journalist at first, then a dancer. Then she did degrees in communications and marketing psychology, and started working for...

The Comox Valley: Land of Plenty

Comox, in the language of the region’s indigenous inhabitants, means “plenty.” That’s exactly what 19th-century pioneers would have found when they arrived in the...

The Story of Artisanal Yogurt Company Tree Island Gourmet Yogurt

Six years ago, when Scott DiGuistini and Merissa Myles decided to launch a yogurt-making business, they were told by more than one critic that...