Industries

Dec 5, 2016
Tidal Shift: Vancouver Aquarium goes global
Marcie Good

One morning in September 2015, Dolf DeJong stopped at a popular tourist beach in the Alicante region of Spain. He saw hundreds and hundreds of people in street clothes and bathing suits milling about, television reporters roving the sand with...

Dec 5, 2016
The passive approach to reducing carbon emissions
Felicity Stone

Both the federal and provincial governments have committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions: Canada by 30 per cent by 2030, and B.C. by 80 per cent by 2050. According to an analysis released on Monday by the Pacific Institute for Climate...

Dec 2, 2016
Opinion: Why marketing to millennials is different in Canada than in the U.S.
Brad Sherwin

As Pierre Trudeau famously said, living next to the U.S. is in some ways like "sleeping with an elephant." So much of our news and information comes from U.S. sources, and taking U.S. statistics divided by 10 becomes a Canadian...

Nov 30, 2016
Big Fat Deal: Holiday rental edition
Fiona Morrow

Fancy a change of scenery over the holidays? Who can blame you? It’s tiring staring at the same luxurious walls all the time, we know. It’s a little late to be booking a festive foray, but take heart: there are...

Nov 30, 2016
The perfect Christmas gift for the scientifically minded child
Marcie Good

Derek Wulff jokes that he has something in common with Apple founder Steve Jobs. “He started his toys business in his garage, as I did,” says the 59-year-old designer behind Victoria’s Pathfinder Toys, “and then he became gloriously, fabulously wealthy...

Nov 29, 2016
Ottawa approves Trans Mountain pipeline, Line 3, but turns down Northern Gateway
Marcie Good

The federal government has approved two major crude oil pipelines, including the controversial expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain line to Vancouver. The $6.8-billion project will nearly triple the capacity of an existing pipeline, moving a mix of oil products...

Nov 28, 2016
West Vancouver residents oppose new rental buildings
Felicity Stone

A proposal to build two infill low-rise apartment buildings in West Vancouver is opposed by neighbouring residents, who argue it would obstruct views and create more traffic. A public hearing on the proposal is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday...

Nov 24, 2016
$5.5 million for ho-hum in MacKenzie Heights
Fiona Morrow

Address: 2868 West 36th Avenue, Vancouver Price: $5,480,000 MLS: R2113657 The skinny: Six-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 4,534-square-foot house on a 7,800-square-foot lot in MacKenzie Heights. The bling: It’s getting crazy out there. You know it; we know it. You’re feeling like it’s time to scale back...

Nov 22, 2016
What will the end of coal power mean?
Marcie Good

A federal plan to aggressively phase out coal-fired power plants by 2030, roughly 10 years ahead of schedule, was announced by Environment Minister Catherine McKenna on Monday. The plan is a cornerstone of the Liberals' move to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas...

Nov 21, 2016
Meet TAMI: coming to an office near you
Felicity Stone

B.C.’s growing tech industry has influenced office space function and design to such an extent that commercial real estate firm Colliers International has coined an acronym to describe and track the sector: TAMI (Technology, Advertising, Media, Information). In a recent...

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