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Dec 8, 2017
A conversation with BC Ferries president and CEO Mark Collins
Nick Rockel

As he charts a course between connecting communities and boosting efficiency, the new head of the ferry system must also work with a provincial government that wants lower fares Mark Collins grew up in a ferry-dependent community on a ferry-dependent island: St.

Dec 6, 2017
Pacific Autism Family Network Launch Holiday Luncheon 2017
Paul Duchart

More than 1,000 community leaders and philanthropists attended the Pacific Autism Family Network Launch Holiday Luncheon at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver Hotel for the largest luncheon for autism in Canada’s history. The event, presented by Parq Vancouver, raised $513,000...

Dec 4, 2017
Lunch with property developer Kevin Cheung
Lucy Hyslop

As part of a so-called astronaut family, property developer Kevin Cheung opens up about being raised in Vancouver while his father remained in China.The 29-year-old’s family reunited only once or twice a year after he immigrated to Canada as a...

Nov 29, 2017
BC Children's Hospital's Crystal Ball 2017
Paul Duchart

Over 400 guests attended the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 31st annual Crystal Ball presented by Beedie Development on November 24 at the Four Seasons Hotel. More than $2.8 million was raised in support of pediatric mental health. The evening began...

Nov 27, 2017
VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation's Night of a Thousand Stars Gala 2017
Paul Duchart

Over 900 guests and VIPs attended the 22nd annual Night of a Thousand Stars Gala at the Vancouver Convention Centre on November 18. Presented by Telus, the event raised a record-breaking $5.95 million toward the next generation of robotic surgery...

Nov 22, 2017
B.C.’s 20 most powerful women leaders in 2017
Felicity Stone

The Women's Executive Network (WXN) has named 20 B.C. women to its 2017 Top 100 list. The awards recognize outstanding women across Canada who have advocated for diversity in the workforce and who serve as an inspiration for the next...

Nov 15, 2017
Segal family honoured at National Philanthropy Day summit
By the Editors

National Philanthropy Day celebrates its 20th anniversary on November 15, but the festivities don’t end there. On November 16 in Vancouver, businessman, philanthropist and SFU chancellor emeritus Joe Segal, his wife, Rosalie, and their family will receive a special honour. At the Giving Hearts Awards, part of the 2017 National...

Nov 14, 2017
The Over 16 Billion Dollar Problem Every Business Has

BCBusiness + Wellness Matters Every employee needs time off and that comes at a price. According to a study done by the Conference Board of Canada, the average employee takes 9.3 days off a year. While this doesn’t sound like much the actual cost to employers was $16.6 billion in 2012. The Conference Board of...

Nov 14, 2017
Q&A with Manjit Minhas, CBC Dragon and CEO of Minhas Craft Brewery
Nathan Caddell

Manjit Minhas was studying engineering at the University of Calgary when she and her younger brother, Ravinder, began importing private-label spirits for a chain of liquor stores owned by their parents. In 2002, the family started importing beer; four years later, after they bought one of the oldest U.S. brewers, Joseph Huber Brewing...

Nov 8, 2017
A conversation with Mining Association of BC president and CEO Bryan Cox
Nick Rockel

You might think the mining sector and the beer business have little in common. Bryan Cox knows different: both are technical, highly regulated and people-driven industries, says the president and CEO of the Mining Association of BC (MABC), who led...

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