Douglas magazine Aug/Sep 2014 - page 8

8 Douglas
(
In the Know
)
I n n o v a t i o n
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D e s i g n
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B u s i n e s s
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S t y l e
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P e o p l e
Business
in Action
Peter Cowan is a self-described
Intellectual Property (IP)
evangelist
.
His unique
business-based approach to
patent strategy, innovation
and tech development helps
entrepreneurs and inventors
protect their innovations and
maximize their IP assets.
Cowan's determination and skill was recognized in
a big way recently. This founder of Victoria-based
Northwoods IP made the prestigious IAM Strategy
300, a peer-nominated list published by the UK
magazine
IAM Strategy
.
Jeffrey Bosdet/Douglas Magazine
D’AMBROSIO
architecture
+ urbanism has won the
Royal Architectural Institute
of Canada’s 2014 National
Urban Design Award for its
achievement in a Small or
Medium-sized Community,
for the City of Nanaimo
Downtown Urban Design
Plan Manual & Guidelines,
in collaboration with Sue
Hallatt and Nanaimo city
staff.
Toni Desrosiers, owner of
ABEEGO
, is the runner-
up in the BDC’s Young
Entrepreneur Award.
Desrosiers receives
$25,000 in business
consulting services for
Abeego, a Victoria
company that manufactures
reusable, biodegradable
beeswax-coated food wrap.
Quality foods
has
launched its12th Island
store and
CASCADIA
LIQUOR STORE
has
launched its fifth —
both located on Langford
Parkway.
BDO Consulting
has
launched an office in
Victoria with a10-person
team providing services
from litigation and
investigation, to restructuring
and valuation. It plans to
eventually include a full
suite of audit, accounting
and tax services.
CLASSIC LIFECARE
,
a family-run home
healthcare agency with
offices in Victoria, Vancouver,
Calgary and Edmonton, has
achieved accreditation from
Accreditation Canada.
FH Security
, a custom
manufacturer of steel
security products, has
opened a Victoria branch. 
Moore architecture
,
is the appointed architect
for North Island College's
student services building in
Courtenay.
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