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CEOs in Cars, Episode 16: Seaspan's Jonathan Whitworth

BCBusiness teamed up with the Dilawri Group of Companies for a unique online video series titled CEOs in Cars, featuring high-performance business leaders driving equally high-performance cars.

CEOs | Gulf Islands
Canada Post's YVR distribution centre | BCBusiness

Can a $200-million mail plant at YVR save Canada Post?

Canada Post lost $193 million last year. It’s hoping that a new plant in Vancouver, and a new focus on parcel delivery, might turn things around

Digital | Lower Mainland
BC Ferries | BCBusiness

BC Ferries shakeup shows (early) signs of success

Fewer sailings and higher fares yield modest impact on BC Ferries' bottom line

Vancouver Island
Ravi Saligram | BCBusiness

New CEO Ravi Saligram's big plans for Ritchie Bros.

The new CEO of Ritchie Bros. has worked at a variety of multinational firms in six countries. Now he hopes to take the Burnaby-based auction giant to the next level.

Import & Export | Lower Mainland
Lake Washington bridge | BCBusiness

Fixed link idea gets a (brief) new life—again

The fixed-link idea got fresh interest this week after the transportation minister's about-face on B.C. Ferries service from Lower Mainland to Nanaimo

Vancouver Island | Lower Mainland

WATCH: Jake Fry on the most underrated traits of an entrepreneur

A few words from the founder and president of Smallworks, one of 2014's manufacturing finalists for Entrepreneur of the Year.

Start Ups | Sustainability | Entrepreneurs
Air France | BCBusiness

Air France to launch Paris-Vancouver route in 2015

Seven years after Sea-Tac, YVR gets direct Air France service from Vancouver to Paris

Travel | Lower Mainland
Seraph gin and vodka | BCBusiness

Central City Brewers launches its first distilled spirits

Like micro-brewing and winemaking, craft distilling is a growing industry in B.C.

Beer | Entrepreneurs | Food & Drink

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