Shannon Graham, Karmen McNamara, The Kindness Factory

Masked Up for Success – New Entrepreneurs Find Niche, Support Community

The saying ‘every cloud has a silver lining’ is particularly applicable to a trio of emerging entrepreneurs who have found unexpected success through the...
Urban Grocer Victoria BC

New Grocery Store Set to Open in Victoria, B.C. this Summer

A new brand enters the Victoria retail food scene in a few weeks. Urban Grocer will open a flagship store in July at the...
10 to Watch Awards 2020

10 to Watch Awards 2020 Celebrate the Island’s Best New Businesses

Douglas magazine's 10 to Watch Award winners for 2020 are looking to change the world. Their bold visions include slowing down climate change, helping...
William Jarvis Honest Camper small business

Leaving the Desk Experience Behind: Honest Camper and the Birth of a Small Business...

For William Jarvis, starting his small business Honest Camper was the result of a passion he discovered when he took his son on a...

Swoop Airline Launches a Route between YYJ and YWG

In a global economy, air travel convenience is top of mind for many business owners. Now Swoop, a budget carrier, has plans to serve...
Urban Meditation Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

Here: Urban Meditation Brings Calmness to Downtown Victoria

Here: Urban Meditation’s central location at 1515 Douglas is bringing a sense of calmness and community to the downtown core. “We’re all so busy sitting...
Transcend Douglas Magazine Vancouver island news

Entrepreneurs Bring Interactive Entertainment to Victoria with “Something Sacred”

In the winter 2017, Jim Hayhurst, then-CEO of Pretio Interactive, was out walking on the sandy beach in Cordova Bay when he noticed a...
Deebees Douglas magazine Vancouver Island News

Victoria-Based DeeBee’s Organics Ranks No. 29 on the 2019 Startup 50

Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked DeeBee’s Organics No. 29 on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Serving as a companion list...
Magic book with magic lights and letters

Fictionary Software is Taking the Writing World by Storm

Sitting at anchor near George Town in the balmy Cayman Islands in the Caribbean, typing away on her third novel manuscript, Kristina Stanley, author...
IlSauvage

île Sauvage is Not Your Average Brewery

"If you just yell them out to me, I’ll pour them.” From a tap mounted next to 20 others on a wall of white herringbone...