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Finance

Sep 1, 2006
B.C.'s Economy: Knowledge is Power
Tony Wanless

The B.C. economy is riding high today, with oil, gas, mining and forestry companies pouring out product like there’s no tomorrow – not to mention raking in billions. Evidence of the boom is everywhere: labour shortages, new residents flowing here...

Aug 1, 2006
Hungry Predator Funds are Sizing up B.C.
Tony Wanless

Once upon a time, the standard business process was to build a private business and when it reached a certain size, take it public on the stock market. If you performed well, your company thrived. Now hungry predator funds are sizing up B.C. businesses.

Jul 3, 2006
Insolvency and Alternatives: Belly up
Jane Mundy

In the 1990s, Gail Winkelmann became co-owner of a commercial and residential garbage disposal business in Surrey. The client list, which included construction companies, grew steadily during the first two years, generating enough work to lease five trucks and hire...

Dec 1, 2004
When Single Industry Towns go Bust: Fired
Andrew Findlay

In Louis Creek, next to the moonscape where the lumber mill once stood, a dozen or so brand-new vinyl-sided houses have emerged from the ashes of the fire that destroyed the mill. Their sparkling new appearance creates an incongruous veneer...

Sep 1, 2004
Sabbaticals: Time Off With New Behavior
Lori Bamber

Start planning now and you could be taking a year off by 2009. For inspiration, we’ve tracked down four sabbatical veterans – four different fields, four different kinds of sabbaticals . . . four fabulous examples of why you should start planning one of your own.

Jul 1, 2004
Economic Politics: The Billion Dollar Question
Robin Brunet

Have Gordon Campbell’s economic policies been visionary or myopic? Unfortunately, we can’t rely on statistics to provide a clear answer to that question. Worse, pundits often use statistics to reach contradictory – and confusing – conclusions. Listeners to CKNW’s Money...

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