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...

How FARM Challenges the Stereotype of the Pot Shop

With its elegant light fixtures, terrazzo-inspired flooring and sophisticated tile work, customers of the new FARM dispensary on Douglas Street might feel like they've...
Interior of uBreakiFix store

B.C. brothers expand uBreakiFix to Vancouver Island

While many manufacturers have moved to online repair services —  mail in your phone and they’ll mail it back — Sumeet Thapar, co-owner of...
arcade gamer looking at the machine

Quazar’s Arcade Embraces the True 80s Experience

You can almost hear The Who singing “Pinball Wizard” as you step into Quazar’s Arcade in Victoria’s Trounce Alley. With about 40 games on...

A Big Step for Leap XD

When talking about their new office on the north end of Government Street, Neil Tran and his team at Leap XD joke that it’s...
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...

How to Create Extra Space for Your Business

In the era of the home office and the epoch of the hobbyist, the need for extra space in our homes has never been...
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MakeShare: amplifying local creatives

MakeShare is a project of the Local Arts + Culture Society of Victoria that was built by local creatives for local creatives.  The MakeShare concept...
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Barnacle Systems Takes its Technology to CES 2019

Barnacle Systems took its BRNKL boat safety and security solution to the global this January as a Canadian Pavilion exhibitor at the Consumer Electronics...

Syrian Refugees Launch Successful Food Business in Victoria

“Canadians love lentils,” Ibrahim Hajibrahim says with a laugh when asked which of Saraya Hot Bread’s six Syrian food products is the most popular. Hajibrahim...