Levelling the playing field: Sport Science instructor calls for more inclusive youth soccer programming in B.C.

Douglas College’s Dr. Dominique Falls hopes her research on how soccer programs are organized will persuade the soccer community to move away from gender-segregation.

This Geology instructor moonlights as a volcano explorer

When she’s not teaching, Nathalie Vigouroux-Caillibot studies geothermal activity in B.C. as a potential alternative to hydroelectricity.

Melanie Mark: From Douglas grad to first female Indigenous cabinet minister in B.C.

The new Advanced Education Minster in BC is also the first Indigenous woman to hold a cabinet position in the legislature.

By Sucheta Singh Douglas College alum Melanie Mark first made headlines in 2016 after winning a by-election in Vancouver-Mount Pleasant, making her the first First Nations woman to serve in the B.C. Legislature. Now, she’s made waves once again as the first Indigenous woman to hold a cabinet position in British Columbia. Mark is Nisga’a, Gitxsan, Cree and Ojibway. The B.C. NDP has formed a government in this province for the first time in 16 years. Mark was appointed as Minister for Advanced Education, Skills and Training by Premier John Horgan yesterday…. Read More