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The Lists

Mar 16, 2018
This photographer makes swimsuits that are sexy and sustainable
Felicity Stone

Life Story: Growing up in Lynn Valley and travelling with her parents to the jungles of Belize and Costa Rica as a child, Ainsley Rose developed an intense desire to protect nature. In Grade 4, she spoke at a District of North Vancouver council meeting about the potential impact of developing the greenbelt behind her home. Her...

Mar 15, 2018
The Midas Touch: An Afternoon with Ian Telfer

The Networking event of the year -BCBusiness Top 100 event Being extraordinarydoesn't have to be hard Make your life extraordinarywith the BCBusinessExtraordinary Manfounder's box Join us at the networking event of the year Grow your business by connecting with BC's business leaders. Yes, I want to network with B.C.'s business leaders After networking with B.C.'s...

Dec 20, 2017
B.C.'s Best Cities for Work in 2018: Campbell River attracts young talent
Nick Rockel

For Eric Heel, Campbell River looks even better the second time around. After earning a degree in civil engineering from UBC, the Victoria native took a job in this seaside city on the east coast of Vancouver Island, only to return to Vancouver for other opportunities with the same company.

Dec 19, 2017
Best Cities for Work in B.C. 2018: Local oil and gas bonanza pushes Dawson Creek to full capacity
Nick Rockel

From 2,000 feet above the city of Dawson Creek, snow-dusted Peace Country shows off its riches in the afternoon sun. The rolling landscape is a patchwork of fields and forests, criss-crossed with finished and unfinished pipelines. Scattered in all directions: huge natural gas processing and compression plants, oil and gas...

Dec 18, 2017
Best Cities for Work in B.C. 2018
Nick Rockel

For our fourth annual ranking, we stay focused on income while making quality of life part of the equation. This year we also pay a visit to Dawson Creek and Campbell River, two of the 36 communities on the list

Sep 30, 2017
Entrepreneur of the Year 2017: B.C.'s winners
Marcie Good, Dee Hon, Jacob Parry, Felicity Stone and Jessica Werb

Rob McCurdy (Pacific Region Overall Winner)CEO, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. Zak El-RamlyPresident and CEO, ZE PowerGroup Inc. Jamil MurjiPresident and CEO, Inter-Urban Delivery Service Aamir Baig + Fraser Hall + Andy Prochazka + Sam Prochazka Co-founder/Director/CEO + Co-Founder/Director + Co-Founder + Co-Founder/Director, Brian...

Sep 29, 2017
Entrepreneur of the Year 2017: Special Citation
Felicity Stone

Every enterprise wants to do well. Lunapads International Products also wants to do good. In 1993, Madeleine Shaw began making washable menstrual pads for her own use, later manufacturing and retailing them in Vancouver’s Yaletown. Seven years later, she took...

Sep 29, 2017
Entrepreneur of the Year 2017: Mining & Metals
Jacob Parry

On a Sunday in October 2009, William Lamb got a text message from a friend in South Africa: “Do you have $42 million—because you may need it by the end of the week.” “I knew straight away what it was...

Sep 29, 2017
Entrepreneur of the Year 2017: Financial Services
Dee Hon

Hamed Shahbazi spent 20 years building the Vancouver-based fintech startup he founded, Tio Networks, but officially went from entrepreneur to corporate employee this past summer. Silicon Valley giant PayPal Holdings Inc. bought his bill-payment-processing company for $302 million in July.

Sep 29, 2017
Entrepreneur of the Year 2017: Investment Services
Jessica Werb

A financial crisis that has equity markets plummeting isn’t exactly the perfect environment to raise capital for a venture in the commodities sector. But that was what Nolan Watson faced when he founded Vancouver gold mining financier Sandstorm Gold in...

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